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Play by Play: Solving Problems, Changing Lives

by Gary Bolles

Learn strategies for having a greater impact on the range of challenges we face today, so you can help others more effectively.

What you'll learn

Your technical and other skills can have a tremendous impact on helping others to solve problems. In this course, Play by Play: Solving Problems, Changing Lives, you’ll first understand the three kinds of problems we face in our world today. We’ll explore the kinds of strategies that people develop when they use their heads and they use their hearts. We’ll apply those strategies to situations like working in a team, and we’ll talk about the kinds of tools you can use to help have a greater impact in the world.

Table of contents

Course Overview
Using Your Head vs. Using Your Heart
How Can You Empower People?
Why Do Access and Resources Matter so Much?
Why Design Thinking Is Such an Important Tool
Empowering Others to Empower Themselves

About the author

Gary A. Bolles is a San Francisco-based writer, lecturer, consultant and entrepreneur focused on initiatives with impact, especially related to the future of work & learning. As adjunct Chair for the Future of Work for Singularity University, he leads the organization?s efforts to empower a global community to create an abundant future of work and learning. As a partner in the consulting firm Charrette LLC, he helps clients to identify and understand trends affecting organizations and markets, t... more

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