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048: Creative Collaboration for Wicked Problems with Brook Manville

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Brook Manville says: "You've got to not spend your imagination worrying about all things that can go wrong, think about all things that can go right."

Executive development consultant Brook Manville shares how creatively collaborate with others to solve problems that keep evolving.

You’ll learn:
1. How to deal with “wicked problems”
2. How to channel your imagination for extra creativity
3. What the “trap of advocacy” is — and why you should avoid it

About Brook
Brook Manville is Principal of Brook Manville LLC, providing consulting and executive development on strategy and organization. He publishes on leadership, networks, and learning communities at Forbes and elsewhere. He coaches leaders on their organizational effectiveness, in the context of a hyperconnected world. He’s a former Partner in McKinsey & Company’s Organization Practice (and the firm’s first Director of Knowledge Management). He’s held senior positions at Saba Software and United Way of America. His first job was as an assistant professor of history at Northwestern University, teaching and publishing on classical Greek democracy. He’s a graduate of Yale and Oxford. Brook and his family live in metro Washington, D.C.

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