This book tells the story of the Thinking Environment. It is woven elegantly with theory, practical sessions, and with results from its use in leadership, in organizational change, in coaching, in team development and in the building of business and personal relationships of stunning quality and depth.
'This book is a stunner.The information that Nancy gives on listening, really listening, is remarkable and transformative.'
-David Megginson, Sheffield Hallam University UK
'Time To Think outlines a powerful process of unlocking the knowledge
and wisdom within the recesses of our minds. If your brain is the
ultimate computer, Time To Think is like adding three times the RAM
you're currently using. Every time I've used it or watched the process
in action, I've witnessed great increases in thought clarity in even the
-Richard Helberg, President, Peter Alexander and Company Inc, USA
The Thinking Environment – Foreword
Part One -A Thinking Environment: Its Ten Components
1- Why a Thinking Environment Matters
2- Thinking For Yourself
4- Incisive Questions
10- Information, Sometimes
13- What About Solitude?
Part Two - Creating a Thinking Environment - I. The Thinking Organization
14- The Thinking Team
15- Meeting This Way
16- Timed Talk
17- Presenting This Way
18- Supervising This Way
19- Change in a Thinking Environment
20- Peer mentoring
21- Leading This Way
22- Executive Coaching
23- Reciprocity: The Individual and The Organization
II. A Turn Of Your Own: The Thinking Partnership
24- The Thinking Session Introduction
25- Kyle’s Session
26- Thinking Session Part 1: What Do You Want To Think About?
27- Thinking Session Part 2: What Do You Want To Achieve?
28- Thinking Session Part 3: What Are You Assuming?
29- Thinking Session Part 4: If You Knew…?
30- Thinking Session Part 5: Writing It Down
31- Thinking Session Part 6: Appreciation
32- Time Is What it Takes
33- After Thought
Part Three – The Thinking Society
34- Introduction: The Possibilities
38- Love Relationships
Part Four - A Thinking Future
40- For The Sake of Our Dreams
Epilogue- A Tribute To Diana, Princess Of Wales