الكاتب: Increase

Smarter Decisions: How to Overcome Mental Biases (Round 3)

DُECISIONS PLAY A SIMILAR ROLE to the turns in the road. In our cars, we may spend 95% of our time going straight. But it is the turns that determine where we end up. similarly, our decisions determine where we end up in business and in life. BUT HUMANS ARE HARDWIRED TO MAKE WRONG DECISIONS! This is a fact. Researchers have found a lot of mental biases that direct you to a decision that may not be the best given the options you have. TO MAKE BETTER DECISIONS, you need not just to be aware of the biases, you also need a solid PROCESS. Does knowing that you are nearsighted help you see better? Similarly, it’s hard to correct a bias just by being aware of it. In this session, we’ll give you this process. In this session, you’ll learn: – What are the main mental biases you have. – An easy way to overcome these biases and make better decisions. Target Audience: – People in managing positions where their decisions can make a difference between winning and losing. – Those who are leading teams, whether professionally or in student activities. – People who often find themselves hesitated when it comes to decisions. About the instructor: Ahmad El-Shazly, Co-Founder of Increase. Ahmad is a certified trainer who helps people to achieve and maintain better results. He started his training...

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TIL 047: فلتزل الضوضاء من حياتك ( دروس من تأسيس فيزيتا ) – حوار مع أمير برسوم

حوار مع د/ أمير برسوم المدير التنفيذي والشريك المؤسس لشركة “فيزيتا“، الشركة الرائدة في الشرق الأوسط في منصات تكنولوجيا معلومات الرعاية الصحية. في العام الماضي تم اختيار “فيزيتا” – التي تأسست في عام 2012 – من قبل موقع “فوربس” ضمن قائمة لعشرين شركة ناشئة واعدة في مصر. د/ أمير هو رائد أعمال بالفطرة، قام بتأسيس أول شركاته بعد التخرج من الجامعة مباشرةً. نجح في تحويل شركته الأولى إلى مستورد وموزع ناجح للسلع الاستهلاكية. بعد حصوله على الماجيستير في إدارة الأعمال من الجامعة الأمريكية، انضم كمستشار إداري في شركة ماكينزي لاستشارات الأعمال، متخصص في مجال الرعاية الصحية والسلع الاستهلاكية في القطاعين...

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Design Your Life (Round 3)

It’s easy to let life deteriorate into making a living instead of designing a life. And we all have the choice: make a living or design a life. — Jim Rohn In this session, you’ll learn: How habits work. (The Habit Loop) Habits that matter the most. (Keystone habits) Step-by-step exercise for making habits that actually STICK This session is for you if you: Suffer from temporary results in certain areas of your life. Strive to get rid of bad habits that block your way to success, or Want to cultivate new habits that’ll boost your success. About the instructor: Ahmad El-Shazly, Co-Founder of Increase. Ahmad is a certified trainer who helps people to achieve and maintain better results. He started his training journey four years ago giving lectures to school and college students. His lectures address his audience’s way of thinking and their interpersonal skills. Session Details: Date: Wednesday, 13th of September, 2017. Time: 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. Fees: 100 EGP (75 EGP for groups of 3 or more) Event Venue: AlMaqarr Co-working space, Heliopolis. Payment Options You can have your ticket from AlMaqarr. Vodafone Cash to this number: 0101-001-5835 Orange Money: 0127-344-9410 **If you use mobile cash, send your name and the amount of money transferred via “sms” or “whats app” to 01140815315. Training Language: Arabic. But slides and material are in English. Registeration: Please Fill The Following Form:...

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Make Peace: Your Guide to Conflict Management

In this short course, the learner will be introduced to a simplified model of brain functioning in work conditions. Then they will be introduced to personality types and cognitive biases. Following that, they will be introduced to the elements and sources of conflict in professional relationships. How to manage conflict situations arising with an employer or a team member, and some techniques for conducting negotiations. By the end of this course, the learner will be able to: Understand how our brain functions under work conditions. Recognize some techniques to control behavior. Identify different personality types. Recognize the effects of cognitive biases on decision making. Identify the elements of conflict. Recognize the benefits of win-win resolutions. Identify the elements of power in negotiations. Understand how to prepare for negotiations. Recognize the basic elements of negotiations. Course Details Day #1 (Friday, 15th of September 2017) Your brain at work The DISC personality model Decision making and cognitive biases Day #2 (Saturday, 16th of September 2017) Understanding Conflict Negotiations for Conflict Management Meeting and Negotiations All Days start at 3:00 p.m. and end at 9:00 p.m. Your Instructor Mohammad Tawfik, PhD. MSc & PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Maryland, USA. Coordinator of the Space and Communications Engineering Program, Zewail University of Science and Technology. Adjunct assistant professor, AUC. Teaching: Strategic Management, Negotiation and Meeting Management Skills, Communication Management. Lectured at Cairo University, Emirates Aviation College,...

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سوفت وير” جديد للحياة”

*هذا المقال مشاركة من الكاتبة: سمر درويش. أن تختار من يسكن قلبك لتبنيَ معه بيتًا أمرٌ فى غاية الأهمية، وأن تختار من يسكن عقلك فهو شئ من الحتمية، لماذا؟ لأنّ المعارف تتغلغل فى عقولنا وتؤثر علينا ولهذا نحتاج سوفت وير جديد لاختيار الأشخاص الذين نحيط أنفسنا بهم ونجتمع معهم باستمرار لكي يكون هؤلاء الأشخاص دافعًا لنجاحنا وتفوّقنا في الحياة، لا مصدرًا للتراجع والكسل. لقد قمت بعمل العديد من جلسات الإرشاد الجمعى للشباب لمناقشة ما يدور بحياتهم حتى نصل معهم للربح النفسى. وتلقّيت من بعض الأشخاص الذين قرروا تعديل منظومة الحياة وتصحيح مسارهم مع الناس من حولهم عدّة شكاوى. واتّضح...

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