Robert McLean AM: How Problem-solving Contributes to Personal Productivity | Work in Progress #20

In this episode, Dina Sargeant is joined by Robert McLean, a private equity investor, conservationist. and an author who has two books about problem solving

Effective problem-solving means anticipating issues, planning ahead, and being prepared to handle any challenges that arise. It helps to navigate even the most complex problems.

Meet Robert McLean

Robert McLean is an author, investor, and conservationist. He serves as chair of The Nature Conservancy Australia’s advisory board and director of The Paul Ramsay Foundation.

Robert was a Dean at the Australian Graduate School of Management and a director/trustee of the McLean Foundation.

Robert wrote two books about problem-solving; “Bulletproof Problem Solving: The One Skill That Changes Everything” and “The Imperfectionists: Strategic Mindsets for Uncertain Times.”

About the episode

In this episode hosted by Dina Sargeant, Robert McLean discusses problem-solving and its relevancy in various aspects of life, from family decisions to global issues.

Robert stressed the importance of a systematic problem-solving approach for personal and professional productivity.

Robert also emphasized the role of AI in problem-solving and the importance of teamwork and diverse perspectives.

In conclusion

Having solid problem-solving skills is crucial in both individual and global contexts. By implementing a systematic approach, incorporating AI technology, and collaborating with people from diverse backgrounds, you can enhance your ability to solve problems effectively.

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