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A workshop based on the work of Dr Julia Sloan and Dr Edward de Bono

"Truly innovative strategic thinking is not about playing out new patterns in existing frameworks, but rather, about creating new frameworks and different patterns within these new frameworks."

Dr Julia Sloan

Strategic Thinking is about effectively shaping the future.

We live in a constantly changing, rapidly changing, unpredictable environment.

The problem causes and solutions are complex .

Our thinking frameworks are often only based on linear and adversarial thinking.

This workshop is designed to develop the courage, confidence, creativity, conceptual, and critical reflective processes to engage in strategic thinking. Agility, innovation, and diversity of thought are essential drivers of sustainability.

Edward de Bono discusses the need to restructure once successful ideas. (3 mins 21 sec)

"In the future, instead of striving to be right at a high cost, it will be more appropriate to be flexible and plural at a lower cost. If you cannot accurately predict the future then you must flexibly be prepared to deal with various possible futures."

Dr Edward de Bono

Strategic Thinking Course and My Thoughts


In 2024, this website will host a workshop on Strategic Thinking with instruction provided live by our training partners.

Course participants also have access to My Thoughts - a computer facilitated process for generating and developing ideas. It is a complement to the course and will help you apply what you have learned.

If you would like to register your interest in the course then please email

Visit How it works to start.

Reframing practice (coming soon)

Reframing is an essential skill in Strategic Thinking. Why not test your ability to reframe a situation with these practice exercises. Your progress is recorded with a score that's visible in your account. Use this experience to reflect on the role of perception in your thinking.


Here is a summary of what you might learn.


Dr Julia Sloan



Learning to Think Strategically

is available on Amazon.


Dr Edward de Bono


Lateral Thinking: Creativity Step by Step

is available on Amazon.

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