Complex problem solving is the core skill for 21st Century Teams Complex problem solving is at the very top of the list of essential skills for career progression in the modern world. But how problem solving is taught in our schools, universities, businesses and organizations comes up short. In Bulletproof Problem Solving: The One Skill That Changes Everything you’ll learn the seven-step systematic approach to creative problem solving developed in top consulting firms that will work in any field or industry, turning you into a highly sought-after bulletproof problem solver who can tackle challenges that others balk at. The problem-solving technique outlined in this book is based on a highly visual, logic-tree method that can be applied to everything from everyday decisions to strategic issues in business to global social challenges. The authors, with decades of experience at McKinsey and Company, provide 30 detailed, real-world examples, so you can see exactly how the technique works in action. With this bulletproof approach to defining, unpacking, understanding, and ultimately solving problems, you’ll have a personal superpower for developing compelling solutions in your workplace. Discover the time-tested 7-step technique to problem solving that top consulting professionals employ Learn how a simple visual system can help you break down and understand the component parts of even the most complex problems Build team brainstorming techniques that fight cognitive bias, streamline workplanning, and speed solutions Know when and how to employ modern analytic tools and techniques from machine learning to game theory Learn how to structure and communicate your findings to convince audiences and compel action The secrets revealed in Bulletproof Problem Solving will transform the way you approach problems and take you to the next level of business and personal success.
An essential guide to living, working, and retiring in Belize. Totally updated, the second edition of the Business and Retirement Guide to Belize is an easy-to-read guide to investing, owning property, and retiring in Belize. Bob Dhillon, a successful real-estate developer in Belize, introduces the reader to the country, its beauty, its friendly people, and its economic attractions. A tropical paradise with beautiful beaches, accessible rain forest, and lost jungle cities, Belize also has a cost of living that makes it affordable for Canadians, Americans, and Europeans. Whether you are a retiree looking for a beautiful, safe, affordable home, or an investor or entrepreneur seeking an attractive business environment, Belize, with its relaxed investment rules and unbeatable lifestyle, has everything you could want.
Contains digests of selected opinions and decisions of the Judge Advocates General of the Army, Navy, and Air Force, the General Counsel of the Treasury Department and the Boards of Review ... the United States Court of Military Appeals; other governmental departments and agencies; and Federal and State courts.
If the mission statement to your current life path is to retire and be free as soon as possible then the easiest way to achieve this is by Financial Independence. This involves making your money work for you to pay for all your household expenses, negating the need for regular employment and allowing you to live your life considerably less stressed or beholden to anyone financially. The Runway to Financial Independence works hand in hand with your willpower and readiness for mindset change to show you a different approach with subtle life changes that I hope will take you down the same Financial Independence path that led to my own early retirement and pathway to freedom.
Supermodels Kennedy and Xavier work and party among the beautiful people in the world's most exotic cities. They're glam, gorgeous and the target of every tabloid and talk show around. By day, they're used to being in front of a camera. But by night, neither's used to paparazzi clamoring to capture every intimate moment of their fragile, new relationship. With crazed schedules, constant media attention and surprise attempts to deflate Kennedy's career and steal her man, the pressures are mounting. Can their searing physical attraction and soul-deep connection be enough to guarantee Kennedy and Xavier a picture-perfect ending?
Global Air, once the pride of the American airline industry, has hit some very turbulent weather. Pat Boyle, Globals up-from-the-ranks VP of operations, desperately tries to keep the airline flying safely while the new owner, Wall Street buyout artist Gerald Samuels and his hatchetman William Noren both contemptuous of established operations procedures connive to wring the maximum amount of money out of the failing carrier. When a widebody crashes off JFK, Boyle is publicly scapegoated for the disaster and fired. Boyle fights back, one man struggling against an entrenched, wealthy and powerful antagonist. INCIDENT OFF RUNWAY 31L weaves a contemporary tale in which human greed, hypocrisy and ego combine with circumstance to produce tragic results. This is not a book for the white-knuckle flyer.
Witnesses: James M. Crites, Exec. V.P. for Operations, Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport; Dr. Gerald Dillingham, Dir., Physical Infrastructure Issues, GAO; Patrick Forrey, Pres., Nat. Air Traffic Controllers Assoc.; Hank Krakowski, Chief Operating Officer, Air Traffic Organization, Fed. Aviation Admin. (FAA), accompanied by Wes Timmons, Nat. Dir. of Runway Safety, FAA; Captain John Prater, Pres., Air Line Pilots Assoc., International. Submissions for the Record: James M. Crites, ¿Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Perimeter Taxiway Demonstration,¿ Karen Buondonno and Kimberlea Price, July 2003; Hank Krakowski, six inserts for the record and three responses to questions. Illus.