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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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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 8, 2019

Viva Implementers!

It was six hours before the big workshop in Las Vegas. 88 people were signed up, and less than half had done their FourSight assessment. The group activity I planned to facilitate hinged on knowing people’s profiles. It wasn’t going to work with half the results.
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February 14, 2019

3 innovation tools that also work for relationships

Creativity helps us everyday to solve problems, navigate tricky interpersonal dynamics, and follow through on our ideas in the workplace. And, if we are intentional, it can help us do the same in our personal lives. Here are three innovation tools that are especially apt for relationships.
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December 13, 2018

FourSight Proves Transformative for International Beauty Company

Global prestige beauty leaders The Estée Lauder Companies prides itself on having a worldwide reputation for quality and excellence, and has always been held up as a leader for best practice in collaboration.
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November 22, 2018

Let's Talk Turkey

This Thursday it’s Thanksgiving in the USA. People come together for a feast of community and gratitude. Now that you understand about FourSight preferences, learn to bring everyone’s best thinking to the table. Follow the recipe below for a collaborative holiday. Happy Thanksgiving from FourSight!
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July 8, 2018

So, what’s an idea?

Ideas fuel innovation. No ideas? No innovation! But what are ideas exactly? In this interview we ask Gerard Puccio PhD, author of “Creative Leadership” and the “FourSight® Thinking Profile” and chair of the oldest Master of Science program in Creative Studies, to illuminate what ideas are and where they come from.
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April 12, 2018

Teaching FourSight to the Next Generation of Entrepreneurs

I’ve worked as a productive thinking facilitator for most of my professional life—strategy sessions, creative problem solving workshops, innovation initiatives, conflict resolution, mediation, community engagement, organizational restructuring, and negotiations, from... I’ve worked as a productive thinking facilitator for most of my professional life—strategy sessions, creative problem solving workshops, innovation initiatives, conflict resolution, mediation, community engagement, organizational restructuring, and negotiations, from mergers to breakups.
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