Ashley Blackburn

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A 40 Year Journey

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For 40 years, Herrmann has been at the forefront of creating transformative thinking with the Whole Brain® Model and the HBDI® assessment. As our founder Ned Herrmann once said, “The ability to think is what makes us human.” This rings as true today as it ever has in a rapidly evolving world and workplace. More and more companies are exploring the human side of doing business and equipping their teams with tools to inspire better thinking for a better world.

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How Stress Affects Rational Thinkers and What You Can Do About It

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According to the Whole Brain®framework, workers who prefer experimental and analytical thinking styles tend to be more rational. They take a more logical and cognitive approach to problem-solving, using facts, figures, and statistics to guide their decision-making, rather than relying on gut instinct or intuition. Rational thinkers tend to be more organized than intuitive thinkers, and they may feel uncomfortable with chaos or ambiguity.  So when it comes to handling stress – whether that’s a heavy workload, unrealistic timelines, a lack of support, or workplace culture – rational thinkers will react and respond differently to someone who is guided by their emotions. For rational thinkers, managing stress and decision-making under pressure is all about structure, certainty, and transforming the complex into the simple.

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Top 4 Challenges Managers and Teams are Facing

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We, at Herrmann, know that managers and the employees they lead are a company’s most valuable asset. Employers grow when their employees are growing. If an organization wants to survive or better thrive, they must start by developing managers into learning leaders. To best do that, they have to understand what managers and teams are up against first.

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Sharing and Pairs within the Herrmann Platform

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The best things in life are shared - and thinking is no exception. At a recent Certified Practitioner in Practice (CPiP) workshop, Whole Brain® Catalyst Anne Griswold discussed why sharing our thinking matters to our businesses and more importantly to the people in them. Anne also discussed how Herrmann tools can help us share our thinking preferences with others.

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Client Spotlight: AND Digital's Enhanced Whole Brain® Journey

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Herrmann is proud to announce the official launch of the new-and-improved Whole Brain® Thinking journey. The upgraded experience now includes 8 self-paced microlearning modules with a variety of added opportunities for reflection and application - and several companies are already putting it to good use.

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