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T-Shaped Entrepreneurs - Deep skill coupled with divergent design thinking skills

What attributes distinguished students that do remarkable things from the rest? According to Brian Shackel outstanding students possess great abstract thinking skills with strong foundations in their core knowledge areas.

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What particular attributes that distinguished the students that went on to do remarkable things compared with the rest? According to Brian Shackel outstanding students possess great abstrast thinking skills with strong foundations in their core skills.

How might we teach potential entrepreneurs to rise above a mastered skill to see the problems they seek to solve in more abstrast way?

Management consultants realized long ago that those who thrived in an unpredictable business world were those who could effortless react in situations where clients could any number of questions. This person is said to be T-shaped. Bill Moggridge described this T-shaped person as someone who has basic literacy in a relatively broad domain of relevant knowledge along with real depth of competence in a much narrower domain.

Giving entrepreneurs a method to utilize earned analytically skill and quickly develop the in design thinking and empathic skills that allow them to learn about and work within the different cultures and disciplines that are needed for a global business.

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