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Thinking Differently

part of The Starling Way.

Explore the brain's inner workings and how to optimize cognitive processing to be more effective in your role and impactful within your organization.

Topics covered:
  • Critical Thinking

  • Creative Thinking

  • Cognitive Flexibility

  • Metacognition

  • Biases

  • Critical Thinking Framework

  • Creativity Process

  • Personal Bias Inventory

We also take sidesteps into the evolution of the human brain and the relationship between language and thought, and get real about overconfidence, the dangers of groupthink, and the role of bias in racism, prejudice, and discrimination.

Being able to think critically, creatively, and flexibly are essential skills in a world where change is a constant. By the end of this course, you'll have tools to draw on to break down problems, ideate inventive solutions, and manage yourself through ambiguity.

Live Cohort-Based Learning

Get the most effective learning experience with small-group interaction, real-time feedback, and additional activities.

Available exclusively for Starling Members

Next cohort launch


Self-Paced Learning

Learn on your schedule with a tailored self-paced experience.

Available exclusively for Starling Members

Self Paced

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How does the live cohort work?

This course is completed in a two-week sprint, including one-week for asynchronous learning and interaction, one 90-minute live session (via Zoom) with up to 20 peers and a facilitator. The final deliverable is due a week after the live session.

How does the self-paced option work?

You'll get immediate and ongoing access to a learning experience and coursework tailored to a self-paced approach. Participants are NOT eligible for a certificate of completion.

What do I get?
  • A toolkit of resources and activities to work through yourself and with your team

  • 18-20 hours of learning during the sprint, with more to come back to and explore on your own time

  • Cohort participants earn a certificate of completion

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