Simplistic to Elegant – Confronting the Complicated
Presented by John Losey
Training and Development professionals are asked to create simple solutions to complicated issues on tight deadlines. Too often, the urgency and difficulty of this task leads to overly simplistic answers that result in unintended, negative outcomes. In this interactive, discussion-oriented session we will explore how we can move away from overly simplistic answers by confronting the complications, appreciating the complexity and working toward simple solutions that account for the complexity.
You will walk away with:
- A map leading from simplistic, dumbed-down answers to simple, elegant solutions
- A different way to think about complexity
- Why you should use all your time
John Losey of IntoWisdom Group & Praxis Training guides people and organizations to their next step toward effectiveness and sustainability. He's been in the consulting world since 1992 and spent almost a decade working as an internal learning and organization development consultant for a large, award winning corporate university. He has led enterprise-wide initiatives involving "Quality Thinking," employee engagement, Malcolm Baldridge National Quality Award, emotional intelligence, and coaching.
John’s experience and education gives him a depth of understanding in a diverse set of models, techniques, and skills. This allows him to approach issues and solutions with a broad set of possibilities. As an effective presenter and facilitator, John understands how to connect with participants. His experience designing and administrating learning programs helps him translate the desires and demands of clients into tangible learning outcomes.
Specialties: Professional & Organization Development, Talent Development, Competency Modeling, Strategic Planning, Change, Emotional Intelligence, Facilitation, Executive Coaching, Life Coaching, Experiential Methodology, Productive Ideation (Making stuff up that works in the real world), 360/Multi Rater Feedback (Emotional Intelligence, Leadership Competencies)