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Delicious Discomfort in Not Knowing

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These slides accompany Neil Denny's talk on the need to be able to tolerate uncertainty and ambiguity rather than rushing to technical answers and solutions.

These slides accompany Neil Denny's talk on the need to be able to tolerate uncertainty and ambiguity rather than rushing to technical answers and solutions.

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  • 1. The Delicious Discomfort in Not Knowing @neildenny www.linkedin.com/in/neildenny
  • 2. NO DATA
  • 3. Alternatively… 1/90th of this presentation will be dedicated to consideration of statistical analysis.
  • 4. We are never more wrong than when we are most right
  • 5. The lawyer’s curse The expert’s curse
  • 6. If only they would change
  • 7. Overprecision OVERPRECISION
  • 8. How many F’s are in the passage below? “Those of us who focus on issues of fairness too often effect agreement by giving in, instead of first using our powers of persuasion to affect a fair outcome that fully satisfies all of our legitimate interests”
  • 9. The seductive lie
  • 10. Theword`cope’and theword`change’are directlyoppositenot thesame
  • 11. People say they are looking for answers when in reality they are looking for someone to tell them just how little they have to change
  • 12. Strategies for surviving at the edge …Because that’s where all the interesting stuff happens!
  • 13. The Breakthrough Equation (4X) x E + S1/S2 = BT
  • 14. Aversion Therapy – getting to know not knowing • Read more books • Take up a craft, a language or instrument • Look at other sectors • Or (and this one is really easy!)…
  • 15. Play games to get familiar with new systems Aversion Therapy – getting to know not knowing
  • 16. Get Artisan Connect External/Internal Embrace complexity • Manage resistance • Envision and temporarily suspend need for successful outcome • Work with resistance, not against it Autonomy
  • 17. ‘Neil doesn’t pretend to have all the answers (or any of them necessarily.) He challenges me to be more creative and take greater risks with my own vulnerabilities.’
  • 18. Join www.theleagueofnotknowing.com for more information on coping with and leading through uncertainty. Thank you.

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