Mind Tools L&D Podcast

Every week, join hosts Gemma Towersey, Ross Dickie, Owen Ferguson and Ross Garner as we discuss all things work, performance and learning.

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Episode 272 — Non-binary thinking and the tetralemma

We're used to dilemmas: Do I take path A or path B? But in this episode of The Mind Tools L&D Podcast, we rally against binary thinking with the 'tetralemma'.

This 3,000-year-old model for decision making has real-world applications today, and author, coach and TEDx speaker Lior Locher joins us to explain why.

Lior, Ross Garner and Owen discuss the difference between binary and non-binary thinking, examples of non-binary thinking in practice and applications of the tetralemma at work.

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