Kristin J. Arnold creates collaborative conversations at the intersection of a presentation and facilitation. Regardless of the size of group, large or small, Kristin has a unique ability to engage and inspire audiences to take action. As a high stakes meeting facilitator, teamwork trainer and keynote speaker, Kristin has worked with thousands of senior executives, project managers and team leaders in North America, challenging their traditional notions about teamwork. With over two decades of experience facilitating and training teams in the work place, she has worked with over a hundred different organizations, three hundred different teams, and presented to over a half a million people around the world. She is an award-winning author, newspaper columnist and contributing author to myriad other team-based books such as The IAF Handbook of Group Facilitation. Her latest book, Powerful Panels: A Step-By-Step Guide to Moderating Lively and Informative Panel Discussions was published in November 2013. Kristin knows what it takes to lead, facilitate and participate on high performing teams. She was one of the first female graduates of the United States Coast Guard Academy (and retired as a LCDR) and was President of the National Speakers Association of the United States. She also served as President of the Downtown Hampton (VA) Development Partnership. Kristin is on the Executive Development Faculty in the Schulich School of Business at York University in Toronto.
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What Were You Thinking? Critical Thinking Skills to Get Ahead in Your Job and in Your Life

Kristin Arnold

In a world of incredible change and information overload, it is no longer the purview of the one who knows the information; it’s about the person who can organize that information and make sense of it. The savvy manager distills the information, thinks through the options, and is able to articulate recommendations to the CEO and the rest of the team.
In this presentation, Kristin will share five “traps” that generate poor or faulty reasoning -; and what you can do to prevent those traps. She will also share five practical techniques that will allow you and your team to
Address the “right” issue or problem
Access and assess valuable information
Answer the question with the optimum solution or recommendation
Act on the solution to achieve the desired results.

what you get

  • Last up to one hour
  • Allow for up to 200 connections into the Cast (a connection is a login from a unique location)
  • Include the two-way video experience (including interactive HD streaming video and audio) and dedicated support