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Big Picture Thinking during Global Change

Language:  English
Tackle challenges from an elevated view. Take a bird’s eye approach to situations at work and school, so you see the Big Picture. Taking a Big Picture approach will be a catalyst to your success.
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This new e-book will teach you how to think as big as the astronauts do. Thinking big will allow you to change your view of problems, so they become easier to solve. Big Picture thinking will help you adjust the lens of your goals, so you do not get caught up in unnecessary details. Find out how to ask great questions. Acquire characteristics of a Big Picture Thinker. Start thinking sideways to speed up your success and learn how to rise above stress.

About Authors

Dr. Michelle J. Scallon earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology in 2007 from Seattle Pacific University. She has many years of experience providing psychotherapy in correctional and outpatient settings. Her dissertation was titled “The Impact of Social Support and Humor on Levels of Hope in Individuals Who Are Coping with HIV/AIDS.” She is passionate about helping people capitalize on their strengths. Dr. John J. Liptak is an internationally-recognized author with thirty years of work experience providing counseling. He has authored over 100 workbooks with Ester Leutenberg, 31 career assessment instruments, and ten books. John earned an Ed.D. in Counselor Education from Virginia Tech. He lives in Radford, Virginia, in the United States and is President of the Center for Career Assessment, Inc. John has written nine books for Bookboon.

  • About The Authors
  • Preface
  1. What is big-picture thinking?
    1. Introduction
    2. Differences between big-picture and detail-oriented thinking
    3. Becoming a big-picture thinker
    4. Conclusion
  2. Building a big-picture mindset
    1. Introduction
    2. Process for seeing the big picture
    3. Conclusion
  3. Conceptualizing the big picture
    1. Introduction
    2. The three Cs
    3. Conceptual thinking
    4. Creativity
    5. See connections
    6. Conclusion
  4. Think sideways to see the big picture
    1. Introduction
    2. Why go sideways?
    3. Teach your brain to think sideways
    4. To see the big picture, think sideways, look up, and look down
    5. Look up to see the big picture
    6. Look down to see the big picture
    7. Keep looking sideways
    8. Conclusion
  5. Become bigger with your senses
    1. Introduction
    2. Use your brain stem
    3. Visualizing your big picture with the imagination in your eyes
    4. Hear your way to the big picture
    5. Smell your way to the big picture with your olfactory system
    6. Conclusion
  6. Creating big picture platforms at work and home
    1. Introduction
    2. What is a platform?
    3. Step 1 for Ben: Naming the big picture at work and home
    4. Step 2 for Ben: Identify the values that drive the big picture
    5. Step 3 for Ben: Communicate to himself and to others what he is striving for and why
    6. Ben creates a plan for how he will reach his goal
    7. Conclusion
  7. References
About the Authors

Dr. Michelle Scallon


Dr. John Liptak