Remember when you learned: "Do unto others what you would have them do unto you?" Well, thanks to cognitive science, that old adage has some new updates. That's because when it comes to problem solving and collaboration, you're better off following this advice: "Do unto others whatever works best for them."
In this holiday season, the real gift to give family, friends and colleagues is to understand their thinking preferences and treat them the way that suits them best.
A New Golden Rule...for Gift Giving
When it comes to gift giving, it's the same. Just because you would love a fishing pole does not necessarily mean your wife wants one. Here's what the elves at FourSight headquarters recommend.
Clarifiers love gifts that fill a gap. Recognize a need in their current reality and choose a gift that meets it. Heading to college? Luggage!
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Ideators love surprises, non-traditional gifts and ways to express their own original ideas. Find their favorite milieu and give them a blank canvas.