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Critical Reasoning and Clear Thinking


August 18, 2022
2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Other Time Zones:
2.00pm – 4.00pm  (NSW, ACT, TAS, VIC, QLD)
1.30pm – 3.30pm (SA, NT)
12.00pm – 2.00pm (WA)
Free – $255.00


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Bruce loves to help people understand how other people tick so they can work together with less stress and more “yes!” With a focus on leadership, communication and team dynamics, Bruce has been delivering adult education, coaching and professional development programs for over 4 decades. He is an accomplished speaker and facilitator with an engaging and humorous presentation style.
In addition to managing his own business, Bruce is Judging Chair for the Sunshine Coast Business Awards and a part-time academic with the University of the Sunshine Coast. He is founder and spokesperson for the USC Starfish Program raising funds to support low SES students in higher education. Bruce also mentors young entrepreneurs in The DeLorean Project and Generation Innovation.

August 18, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Free – $255.00

All employees face inevitable workplace challenges, questions and decisions that require clear thinking and problem-solving strategies. We do not always pay attention to whether we are reasoning well so it helps to be reminded how to think in a more clear-headed and critical way, recognise unstated assumptions and bias, appraise and evaluate evidence, and communicate with greater clarity and confidence.

Critical thinking keeps us open to the possibility that we are mistaken, so we don’t allow blind emotion or unconscious bias to cloud our thought. This workshop will provide some simple frameworks to help you analyse information and consider any gaps or limitations so you can present well-developed reasons for your beliefs and conclusions as well as respond more effectively to questions or criticism.


Learning Outcomes:

  • Improve your skills for reasoning, evaluation, communication and persuasion
  • Question the status quo and create better workplace strategies and processes
  • Quickly recognise what a problem is actually asking of you
  • Feel more confident about how you process information and make decisions
  • Identify misleading gaps or incomplete information and lessen their effects
  • Recognise bias or assumptions that may distort your perspective
  • Respond more effectively when faced with conflicting information
  • Think more clearly and provide appropriate guidance for team success
  • Make more timely and reasoned decisions for improved service delivery


Target Audience: This training is suitable for everyone; however, it would particularly benefit those in leadership, managerial and/or supervisory roles, who are required to make informed and critical workplace decisions and who may be accountable, in their roles, for quality and safe care outcomes. 


Online via Zoom
Tickets are 1 per person. A Reminder email will be sent to registered participants 1-2 days prior to the session including the zoom link and any handouts.
Please note that an essential requirement is that all participants gain access to a PC and/or iPad or mobile device, and use a headphone set, although they do not need to be in the same location. Training rooms without personal headphones can result in feedback which may impede training delivery and reduce participant enjoyment. Headphones do not need to be expensive units, and many people have their own personal headphones /mic that they use with their smart phones, which will be suitable plugged into the computer unit if this is your choice of set up,


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