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Adapt your thinking, accelerate performance, and soar to new heights with the power of the Whole Brain® System.

  • A strategic system of research-backed tools, learning programs and methods
  • Proven, easy-to-apply and designed for application to core issues
  • Builds off and integrates with your existing initiatives and processes
  • Focused on solving problems and making every aspect of an organization work better
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Uncovering Thinking Preferences and Potential

Introducing Whole Brain® Thinking

With the HBDI® Fundamentals™ self-paced online program, you can give your employees the background they need to quickly begin leveraging their full brainpower. Participants explore the foundational concepts of thinking preferences and the Whole Brain® Model so they are fully prepared to receive and understand their HBDI® Profile results.

During the 30-minute e-learning program, participants:insights_left

  • Define and describe the Whole Brain® Model
  • Examine how thinking preferences affect behaviors in planning, work and communication
  • Explore how their behavior is affected by these preferences

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    Personalized, On-Demand Learning

    HBDIinteractive® makes it easy to put better thinking to work to accelerate performance and improve results across the business. With the learner’s HBDI® Profile results woven throughout, this engaging online simulation immerses participants into the concepts, principles and applications of the Whole Brain® System.123rf.com 9725268_s

    You’ll be able to:

    • Reach large, dispersed and virtual audiences quickly and efficiently
    • Provide a personalized, on-demand learning experience for each participant
    • Build skills that will enhance productivity, engagement, collaboration and communication
    • Create a common language of Whole Brain® Thinking

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    This program has been pre-approved for 2.5 recertification credit hours (Specified – Business Management and Strategy hours) toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Contact us to learn more, or visit the HRCI website for additional details.

     

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      Thinking is Everyone’s Business

      123rf.com  _ 12354019_sThe 120-question Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument® (HBDI®) assessment defines and describes someone’s thinking preferences across the Whole Brain® Model.

      After completing the assessment, the person receives a comprehensive HBDI® Profile report that includes in-depth interpretation of the results, reference material about the Whole Brain® Model, comparison data, and activities for further exploration and development.

      Originally developed by Ned Herrmann then head of management education at General Electric–Crotonville, the HBDI® was created for solving problems in a business environment and designed to help people get to application so they can quickly benefit. It has since been completed by more than two million people around the globe, and it is now the assessment instrument of choice at many of the world’s most successful organizations.

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        Strengthen Pair Relationships

        The Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument® (HBDI®) Pair Profile™ provides a comprehensive analysis and insights about the similarities and differences in the way two people think. The pair is able to uncover and appreciate their similarities, see the benefits of their differences, and learn techniques for working optimally together—for a better relationship, better performance and better results.123rf.com  4031413_s

        The Pair Profile™ Report:

        • Includes composite comparisons and preference maps of HBDI® scores and adjective pairs
        • Identifies cumulative resources, and describes the level of synchronization for each quadrant
        • Explains which quadrant resources each individual is likely to use when under stress
        • Recommends keywords to use with each other
        • Suggests a process flow for optimal communication

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          Put the Team’s Brainpower to Work

          A catalyst for team alignment, collaboration and productivity, the Herrmann Brain Dominance Instrument® (HBDI®) Team Profile™ provides a composite view of the similarities and differences in team member thinking preferences. Using this information, the group can make adjustments to greatly 123rf.com 10297148_simprove processes, outputs and outcomes.

          These Team Profile™ Report includes 11 data sets that help remove judgment and emotion from the issues a team often overlooks or avoids addressing, revealing such insights as:

          • The breadth of thinking available to the group
          • The rank of the team’s preferred thinking styles as a group
          • The process flow the team prefers
          • The positioning of individuals as they relate to each other
          • The top work elements and descriptors, from strongest to weakest

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            Developing Essential Thinking Skills

            Introducing Whole Brain® Thinking

            With the HBDI® Fundamentals™ self-paced online program, you can give your employees the background they need to quickly begin leveraging their full brainpower. Participants explore the insights_leftfoundational concepts of thinking preferences and the Whole Brain® Model so they are fully prepared to receive and understand their HBDI® Profile results.

            During the 30-minute e-learning program, participants:

            • Define and describe the Whole Brain® Model
            • Examine how thinking preferences affect behaviors in planning, work and communication
            • Explore how their behavior is affected by these preferences

            Download detailed description.

             

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              Personalized, On-Demand Learning

              123rf.com 9725268_sHBDIinteractive® makes it easy to put better thinking to work to accelerate performance and improve results across the business. With the learner’s HBDI® Profile results woven throughout, this engaging online simulation immerses participants into the concepts, principles and applications of the Whole Brain® System.

              You’ll be able to:

              • Reach large, dispersed and virtual audiences quickly and efficiently
              • Provide a personalized, on-demand learning experience for each participant
              • Build skills that will enhance productivity, engagement, collaboration and communication
              • Create a common language of Whole Brain® Thinking

              Download detailed description.

              This program has been pre-approved for 2.5 recertification credit hours (Specified – Business Management and Strategy hours) toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute. Contact us to learn more, or visit the HRCI website for additional details.

               

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                Put Better Thinking to Work

                Increase individual and organizational effectiveness for targeted business results with this flexible, modular program. Through real-world application of Whole Brain® Thinking to everyday business issues, the Business of Thinking® Series gives participants techniques and skills they can shuttershock HI Ten Steps imageimmediately apply to their business realities. Modules can be delivered alone or combined in any configuration to create a powerful standalone training experience.

                Participants get hands-on experience applying Whole Brain® Thinking skills to enhance:

                • Communications
                • Team effectiveness
                • Decision making
                • Problem solving
                • Customer relationships
                • Creativity

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                  Get the ROI® that Really Counts

                  123rf.com 14123812_sGetting “Return on Intelligence®” is the ultimate reality for organizations and workplace performance professionals. This business diagnostic, which includes an assessment, customized report and workshop, provides real-time feedback, giving management and executive teams the basis for rich discussion on strategic planning to accelerate performance and improve business results.

                  Analyze and focus your goals around getting a full Return on Intelligence:

                  • Return on Investment
                  • Return on Implementation
                  • Return on Interaction
                  • Return on Ideas

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                    Manage Through Today’s Complexities

                    iStock_000017477737SmallDevelop the thinking agility of your managers so they can manage diverse tasks and people successfully. In this comprehensive program, managers explore the mental demands of the job and learn how to leverage thinking to get the best results from their people, processes and personal performance across a wide range of management applications.

                    Through hands-on application and development of their thinking agility, participants learn to:

                    • Optimize productivity and engagement
                    • Delegate, prioritize and manage projects effectively
                    • Solve problems and make decisions faster
                    • Coach, give feedback and harness the strengths of diverse employees
                    • Connect with internal and external customers

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                      Reach New Levels of Sales Performance

                      iStock_000018727337Small (2)Faced with a more diverse, demanding customer base and an increasingly complex, competitive environment, your sales professionals are under greater pressures to perform than ever before. To improve performance and get better sales results, they have to start with better thinking.

                      During this skill-building and hands-on application program, your sales professionals will learn how to leverage thinking to:

                      • Improve prospecting and planning
                      • Increase conversion rates
                      • Present and deliver the value customers really care about
                      • Work productively across organizational boundaries

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                        Outthink the Competition

                        123rf.com 16010426_sBuild a more strategic mindset and position the business for long-term viability and sustained results. This highly customized workshop, delivered by Herrmann International faculty, develops strategic thinking skills and the ability to better scan the environment, construct scenarios and “see around corners.” Find the opportunities others miss, and you’ll have the advantage.

                        Learn how to leverage the organization’s full brainpower to:

                        • Provide vision for the business
                        • Recognize, evaluate and understand trends and their implications
                        • Create and plan the future
                        • Position the business for optimum success

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                          Delivering the Whole Brain® Thinking System

                          Join the Global Practitioner Network

                          GettyImages_78751170As an HBDI® Certified Practitioner, you’ll be a member of the distinguished global network of training professionals, organizational experts, educators, management specialists and business leaders who are helping people, teams and organizations turn better thinking into better performance for maximum results. Your exclusive benefits include:

                          • A practitioners-only website, with the latest tools, research, models and techniques
                          • An active and engaged online community of fellow practitioners from around the world
                          • Access to our comprehensive processing system, the HTMS™, for managing data and running reports
                          • Invitations to free professional development and networking events

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                            Becoming an HBDI® Practitioner

                            123rf.com 9927532_sLearn to:

                            • Use, interpret and apply the Whole Brain® System, concepts and programs, including the HBDI® family of assessments
                            • Deliver learning solutions that result in real business impact
                            • Help people, teams and the entire organization unleash their collective intelligence

                            Central to the HBDI® Certification process is a three-day certification workshop, which is offered in regularly scheduled public sessions or can be delivered in an on-site, dedicated workshop for your in-house resources. Our master facilitators use the latest techniques to build each candidate’s knowledge and confidence so they become “multilingual” in the language of the brain’s four thinking preferences. Participants get the tools and practice to prepare them to implement Whole Brain® solutions at the individual, team and organizational levels.

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                            This program has been pre-approved for 30 recertification credit hours (Specified – Business Management and Strategy) toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute.

                             

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                              Targeting Your Specific Issues and Goals

                              Outthink Your Toughest Challenges

                              123rf.com 14731739_sOne of the great things about the Whole Brain® System is its designed-in flexibility. Because it is so widely applicable and relevant to business, clients often discover a range of critical issues that Whole Brain® Thinking is perfectly poised to address:

                              • Revamping global leadership development strategies
                              • Managing the M&A process/post-merger integration
                              • Rolling out and reinforcing culture change
                              • Accelerating training and development cycles
                              • Gaining insights into target markets and analyzing trends
                              • Developing customer-centric products and services

                              These are just a few actual examples of how organizations have benefitted from a customized Whole Brain® Thinking solution.

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                                Bring Us the Challenges–We’ll Help You Solve Them

                                iStock Banner-problems solutionsLet our experts help you develop a strategy and plan based on your specific business issues, goals, structure and mission. Our master consultants will work with you to understand your needs and tailor an approach with your objectives in mind.

                                Starting with the proven foundation of our validated assessment instruments, brain-friendly learning methods, and practical business tools, we apply a Whole Brain® perspective and process to deliver the best results for your needs. That means you get a customized solution that takes into account your challenges, implementation requirements, target audience and desired outcomes.

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