Think Differently: Adopting and Thriving in Changing Times

Posted on 07/24/20

Our minds take shortcuts to get through the day. Usually, these shortcuts are helpful, learned series of tasks that we’ve shortened into one step. But what happens when we over-rely on these shortcuts? In this webinar, we will use real-world examples to identify some cognitive biases that frequently lead us to make the same decisions again and again. Deborah Jordan, Senior Design Thinker for AARP Innovation Labs, will give you some actionable tools to help you reframe your thinking to adapt and thrive in these changing times.

Thursday, August 13, 2020
3:00 – 4:00 p.m. CT
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Join us for an interactive webinar discussion where you’ll learn:

  • The top 6 cognitive biases that can impede adaptability: status quo, availability, framing, knowledge, negativity, and conformity
  • 5 important behaviors why we should be intentional about using them
  • Tools to overcome the biases that have the greatest ability to limit our ability to think differently


Speaker Bio
Deborah Jordan, leads the Design Thinking practice at AARP’s Innovation Labs. Prior to joining AARP, DJ worked in brand management and new product development for brands such as Shake ‘N Bake, Prego, Campbell’s Soup, Kraft Marshmallows. Deborah was also an e-business strategy consultant with IBM Global Services working primarily with clients in consumer packaged goods. Deborah and her family, self-described foodies and nature-lovers, live in suburban Washington, DC.

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