Ability to make sense of disparate information Syn the sizing mind
Inspired from Howard gardner’s book.
Credited for revolutionizing education.
Pioneer in m u l t i p l e intelligence theory.
WHY? ? ? The ability to synthesize ideas is a vital future skill - a skill basic to leadership . Accumulated knowledge grows 2x for every 3 yrs. Global issues like pollution , corruption , poverty , economic crisis , fatal diseases are not resolved by disciplinary actions.
HOW? ? ? None of synthesizing efforts arises in vacuum, there should be proper set of TOOLS
Embodiment without WORDS Picasso’s “Guernica” Narratives Theory
Rules and Aphorisms
A hunch is creativity trying to tell you something. (Frank capra)
A little learning is a dangerous thing, but a lot of ignorance is just as bad. (Bob edwards)
A winner never quits & a quitter never wins. (Napoleon hill)
All men naturally desire knowledge. (Aristotle)
Extraordinary synthesizers Adam smith “Division of labour” Charles darwin “Natural selection” Sigmund freud “Concept of unconscious” Leonardo da vinci(Polymath)
GL BAL issues WHEN? ? ?
New Concept Validation
Call of new phenomena Medical informatics Stemcell therapy Cloud computing Co-creation Nanotech
New recruited executive Figure out: What’s wrong ? management Do Exercise of synthesis Listening , Watching , Studying Narratives Images Taxonomies/aphorism Visual thinking tools Got SOLUTION “ A strategic mind is necessity but strategy of executive is highly effective if its based on thoroughly vetted synthesis”
Pedagogy issues: subject matter knowledge @order of day.
Human developed conservatism based on socio-economic settings.
Human evolved to survive in distinct ecological niche.
Fail to invoke explicit standards.
Lack of parents knowledge on multiperspectivalism.