Please help me complete a GLOBAL M.I.N.D. Design Thinking Style Survey.
Click on the MIND Design. Complete the 9 questions. Click on report. Send me the following info.
city, country, occupation, age (20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, 60s 70s 80s) and 4 SCORES
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From our Thinking Style or Preference often we can learn about our styles of
Learning, Communicating, Problem Solving, Creative Thinking, Teamwork, Leading
What is your Thinking Style?
What is your Leading Style?
What is your Communicating Style?
What is your Creative Problem Solving Style?
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M.I.N.D. Design model & questionnaire series is based upon a study of 300 questionnaires, which I did in 1983 focused upon the matching of teaching and learning styles in order to improve the teaching of creative thinking tools and techniques.
On this site you can take a BASIC M.I.N.D. Design questionnaire and instantly get a 2 to 3 page report about your thinking, learning, communicating, problem solving, leading style
Better Understanding Yourself can help you to Better Work with Others and to become more successful in your life: personal and professional.
to learn more about
M.I.N.D. Design to learn more about your thinking, leading, creating style now.
A SCRIPT for how to use MIND Design with your TEAM or Department and use your thinking, learning, communicating, teaming styles to be more PRODUCTIVE in less than a LUNCH HOUR is available for $15.00
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Mind DesignWhat might be your…leading style?creative thinking style?communicating style?teaming style?learning style?teaching/training style?selling/buying style? Mind DesignPerhaps your style is like one of these people….
Which are You?
…of these 16 Primary M.I.N.D. Designs?
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Take the M.I.N.D. Design questionnaire
in either of two ways electronically.
Is your leadership style like one of these leaders in business?
Since I did my doctoral research (1979 to 1983) into the impact of teaching style on learning style and learning results I have based all of my speaking and consulting work on the following premises.
If I can grasp or access your basic THINKING STYLE
I can then project your basic
LEARNING, COMMUNICATING, PROBLEM SOLVING STYLES.
From these I can then determine which
TEACHING, LEADING, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, TEAM…. STYLES.
I ought to use when working with you
for us to be more successful together.
My ongoing research and experiences
with over 3500 audiences/clients have shown me that
How we THINK impacts How we LEARN
How we THINK and LEARN impact how we COMMUNICATE
How we THINK, LEARN, and COMMUNICATE impact how we SOLVE PROBLEMS
ALL four of these impact all our human activities
LEADING, CONFLICT RESOLUTION, SELLING/BUYING, COACHING/COUNSELING…..
NOW EXPLORE WHAT ARE YOUR
GENERALLY PREFERRED “STYLES”
by completing a M.I.N.D. Design questionnaire.
First Option….by clicking here Take this survey-1
Immediately after completing the questionnaire you can receive a basic report based on your scores.
survey instant report
Second Option…by clicking here Take this survey-2
Once your scores show, discover more detailed information about the four primary M.I.N.D. Design Styles (leading, communicating, teaming, creative thinking) by clicking on the individual style names
for the 4 primary cognitive styles
by clicking on the highlighted primary style name (blue)
you will receive the following 4 general style reports
These four reports combined will be more accurate when you look at your
individual specific point scores, for example . . .
0 – 2 = a low score or tendency to avoid
3 – 4 = a moderate score and ability to work in that style
5 – 7 = a preference
8 – 12 = a very strong preference
MEDITATIVE * INTUITIVE * NEGOTIATIVE * DIRECTIVE
your apparent MIND Design (combined scores) can greatly impact how you…
think, learn, communicate, solve problems, lead, train and deal with conflict.
To learn more about the M.I.N.D. Design Human Style Model and System read on further in this page.
We can all improve many of our daily tasks by first…
Understanding our individual styles of
Leading, Communicating, Teaming, Cre8ng, or Working.
M.I.N.D. Design has been developed to aid people in understanding how their individual style can be best matched or teamed up with the styles of all the people they work with/for to produce the best results for all from the single individual to the entire corporation.
The M.I.N.D. Design Package includes:
Contact me at email@example.com or call at 706-353-3387 to learn how to use the M.I.N.D. Design System to help you and your people better understand themselves and each other in order to improve their communicating, teaming, creative thinking and your leading.
M.I.N.D. Design™ An Introduction
The general use of the M.I.N.D. Design™ questionnaire is to introduce the importance of understanding the differences among people, whether in a working, volunteer, recreational, personal, or a family relationship.
The questionnaire is based on the idea that there are at least four separate ways that we can approach anything we do. The questions predominantly are descriptive of personal thinking styles.
My major premise is that if I can acquire a basic understanding how someone thinks, I then can understand how they might learn best, solve problems and communicate. Understanding these four individually or combined can help us determine how best to work with another person, one-on-one or in teams.
A person’s M.I.N.D. Design™ (or Human Style) affects how they approach most things:
Here are some questions that can be helped through understanding the principles of our M.I.N.D. Design™ scores.
Generally 67% (2/3’s) of most groups have two categories combined that fit them best. Only 20 to 25% have a single category (scores of 7 or higher). The combinations usually occur in the following manner:
Here are some sample differences between the 4 primary styles.
Here are some probable strengths and possible weaknesses
How to use the scores to give clues to the dynamics
within your workplace.
My recommendations to all audiences are the following:
Conventional thinking in a culture, country or company or even a family says that there is a specific “correct” way of doing everything, either ours or someone else’s. It is because of this CT that we create most of our problems.
Acceptance, understanding and teaming the best of each will always bring the greatest success. Tolerating only implies that the one who is tolerating is superior.
A Presbyterian minister shared the following insights with me years ago:
Meditative – MATHEW
Intuitive – JOHN
Negotiative – LUKE
Directive – MARK
Overall General Notes
What causes us to develop or choose a Mind Design or “Human Style?”
Can we change?
Yes. Over the past 30 years of working with MD I have it is better to learn to appreciate the one we have, develop our strengths and add some of the strengths of the others.
Generally maximizing one or two approaches or Mind Design categories produces success.
As a leader, teacher, parent, coach, friend it is better for us to become comfortable with our M.I.N.D. Design™ (“Human Style“) and to learn how to modify ours slightly enough to develop understanding and rapport with people who have different ones than it is to expect all other people to change to match us.
Learn how to develop the strengths of your preferred and most natural Leading Style.
©1982-2012 Robert Alan Black, Ph.D., CSP
Robert Alan Black, Ph.D., CSP, DLA * Creative Thinking Consultant * Creative Thinking Speaker * Creative Thinking Workshops