Achieving Success in a Volatile, Uncertain,
Complex, and Ambiguous World
Dr. Don Gilman
What is the formula for consistently making decisions that achieve the best possible outcome?
Dr. Don Gilman, an internationally recognized speaker, trainer, and author, will reveal the answers contained in his new book, Outsmarting V.U.C.A.: Achieving Success in a Volatile, Uncertain, Complex, and Ambiguous World,
during a July 10 IMC SoCal webinar.
He will describe how today’s most innovative critical thinking techniques can help individuals and groups alike look at problems in a way that leads to productive and successful solutions.
Dr. Gilman is uniquely positioned to understand the challenges organizations face today in capturing new opportunities and staying competitive in this volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environment.
With a Doctorate degree in Organization Change, as well as advanced
degrees in Engineering Physics, Nuclear Engineering, and Engineering
Management, Dr. Gilman is uniquely positioned to understand the challenges organizations face today in capturing new opportunities and staying competitive in this VUCA environment. His combination of unusual insights, fresh analysis, useful ideas, and appropriate humor resonates with audiences, making him one of the highest rated speakers internationally.
Dr. Gilman has more than 25 years of experience working with over 300 companies and thousands of leaders wanting to maximize their personal effectiveness by improving their critical thinking. He specializes in helping organizations and individuals achieve unprecedented success by breaking through the invisible thinking barriers that limit their results.
- Critical Thinking
- Group-Based Problem Solving
- Organization Change Initiatives
- Coaching "High Potentials"
- Strategic Planning
- International/Cross-Cultural/Cross-Generational Challenges
As principal of the Gilman Consulting Group since 2006, he specializes in helping executives and teams develop a global mindset through workshops, offsites, and executive coaching. Formal assessment(s) are followed by engaging
with the client to put together a strategy for achieving long-lasting success through a variety of change initiatives. Developing a global mindset and increasing
individual effectiveness are two of the main specialties of Gilman Consulting Group.
Gilman has served as Executive Director of the Institute for the Advancement of Critical Thinking (IACT) since 2015. The organization is dedicated to furthering the discipline of critical thinking through research, education, and presentations. Current research focuses on the emerging VUCA environment (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complexity, Ambiguity) in business, applying the research and learning generated by the United States Armed Forces over the past decade.