Dragonfly Thinking: Problem Solving for a Successful Future

Dragonfly Thinking: Problem Solving for a Successful Future

by Bruce Oberhardt


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The ability to tackle extremely difficult problems has been the key to the greatest innovations in history. Now, as more and more jobs are being threatened by rapidly-evolving technology and outsourcing, problem solving is becoming a must-have skill in order to stay competitive and valuable in today's dynamic job market.

This book is intended to help you develop superior problem solving skills - to create greater value with your work, and to advance your career. It is especially geared towards people just starting out in their careers, and towards students. Its goal is to develop much-needed problem solvers.

In this book, you will learn:

• The value of solving big problems.

• How to identify problems worth tackling.

• How to develop your problem solving skills.

• How to break free of ordinary patterns of thinking.

• How to arrive at a novel solution for extraordinary results.

An important problem is one that will help your organization, society, or people in general. Solving an important problem could even save the planet. A struggle with a big problem, as difficult as it may seem, is usually the necessary step before any major success. And your next success may well be the next important advancement in your career. Advancement is not thrust upon you. You earn it by solving problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780984838523
Publisher: BJO Biomedical, LLC
Publication date: 11/13/2012
Pages: 264
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Dr. Bruce Oberhardt is a sought-after biomedical engineer and entrepreneur, known for promoting creative thinking and for successfully spearheading first-of-a-kind technological developments in the fields of cardiovascular disease, blood diseases, and diabetes and helping to solve key problems in technology developments in the cancer field.

Dr. Oberhardt's latest passion is conducting workshops and training others in techniques for solving complex problems.

During his career, he has tackled and solved many complex biomedical technology and business problems and participated in many successes. He has seen much of what works and what doesn't. However, since he had not seen much written on how to develop superior problem solving skills and specifically to bring them into the complex landscape of a business, especially if there is an entrenched culture, he decided to write about his experiences. This was a main driver for him to write "Dragonfly Thinking."

As Albert Einstein says, "The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination."

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