Picture-forming with 6 hats – Erin Young

The Six Thinking Hats of Edward de Bono present a series of lenses to consider a situation/issue (ranging from facts, emotions & feelings, cautions, the plus side, creative options, to big picture). Applying these lens’ to picture-forming rounds provides a creative, thorough and ‘whole-brain’ analysis, from which meaningful proposals can be drawn. This session takes a brief look at each of de Bono’s six hats, and consider their contribution to holistic and thorough picture-forming.

Further SoFA Reading

How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

How could Sociocracy help us reinvent our world in a context of complexity?

Never had there been so much complexity in our world, even before Corona. Running organisations was proving increasingly difficult due to the complexity they were operating under. Partly this was because the methods we were using were never designed to run organisations in complexity. Leadership in complexity requires a completely different set of tools from conventional leadership. VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity and Ambiguity) also demands a completely different mindset.