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June 30, 2020

Deciphering How Preferences Cope with Quarantine

Feel boxed in? Feel boxed out? Feel like boxing someone? Welcome to 2020, where big challenges in the world create big challenges in our relationships. This is a good time to call on your understanding of FourSight to help you see that your quarantine mates’ reactions are sometimes a function of thinking preferences rather than personality. Look through your FourSight lens, and you may find their actions, decisions and quirks easier to live with. Here’s what research tells us.
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May 28, 2020

10 Benefits of Online Problem Solving

Susan Robertson, CEO of Sharpen Innovation and instructor at Harvard, spoke at this year’s FourSight Forum for FourSight Certified Facilitators. She identified ten surprising ways that online problem solving can beat in-person, even in the best of times.
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April 29, 2020

Creativity Surge: How to Sustain Your Energy During a Global Crisis

Human Nature As part of our nature, humans are born into the world with two innate qualities that promote survival and growth. All humans are wired to find and follow patterns. We are innate conformists. This bias towards conformity has many advantages. It promotes cooperation, establishes norms, enables learning, and saves energy. To underscore the latter, when we follow an established pattern, we don’t need to think, problem-solve, or exert effort to learn something new. Thus, we conserve energy, and in nature, energy is a precious resource. 
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March 11, 2020

Can FourSight profiles be used for hiring?

Recently a FourSight facilitator wrote in the following question: Can I use FourSight profiles for hiring? —Harry
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February 18, 2020

Need a better strategy for strategic planning? FourSight to the rescue

Ad agency president, Stacie Boney, knew she wanted to make a big improvement in her team’s approach to annual and quarterly strategic planning sessions. Boney heads up Hanson Dodge, a full-service ad agency based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, that serves clients like the Utah Office of Tourism, KEEN Utility and Stanley PMI.  The agency had been generating momentum, expanding business with current clients and earning new ones, and was poised for greater growth. Boney, however, knew there was room for improvement in their approach to strategic planning.
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October 23, 2019

What's a Developer?

Developers are the rarest of the four profiles. Only 6% of people in our database are single-preference Developers.
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September 4, 2019

How the Custom Store works

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July 16, 2019

Student Problem Solvers

Patricia Flanagan is an innovation consultant, helping students and community members in Northern Ireland develop a common language and framework for solving big, complex problems.
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March 17, 2019

FourSight Thinking Preferences and Vocational Fit

Research from the FourSight team discovers that thinking preferences influence career choice.
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