Hyperthinking: improve your day to day learning & creativity

Train your mind for success with the right thinking tools and habits!
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  • Lectures 23
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 12/2013 English

Course Description

The world is changing fast and just catching up isn’t enough to succeed.

Successful people know how to stay ahead of changing circumstances. With the right thinking tools, you can adopt that mindset too!

HyperThinking helps you manage different challenges: from appreciating contradictory perspectives to managing conflicts, fromincreasing the quality of meetings to understanding your clients and co-workers. At the same time it supports your own learning process and increases your creative potential.

Regular use of HyperThinking tools equips you for working in and taking advantage of our new environment where change is the only constant and where ideas materialize at digital speed.

This is the first course in the ZN Digital Masterclass online series. These courses will provide you with both the theory and practical tools for strategic digital consulting.

About Phil:

About Phil Weiss, author of HyperThinking:

Phil Weiss is Chairman and owner of ZN, a leading digital consultancy.

While studying Philosophy, Politics and Economics at Oxford, he launched two college magazines, started the first student radio station on a full FM licence in the UK, and received the Young Achievers Award from HM the Queen. In Brussels he set up ZN, working with companies, political institutions – like the European Commission and Parliament – and other organizations on how to transform their communications by integrating a digital approach and tapping into the power of the Internet.

He works with such household names as Toyota, Microsoft, Sony, Sanofi Pasteur, UCB and many other industry associations. He developed the HyperThinking model to enable the ZN team and their clients manage rapid change and innovation, and to adapt their strategies and structures to the age of networks. In 2010, Phil co-founded TEDxBrussels. He is now Chairman of IABC Europe (International Association of Business Communicators).

In 2012, he wrote the book "HyperThinking," defining the mindset needed to survive and thrive in the age of networks. The HyperThinking model is built upon the assumption that the most important skill required to help you and your organization grow is your mindset.

What are the requirements?

  • none

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Shift your own perspectives, and get more positive results from your meetings
  • Be creative in a systematic way and bring more creativity to your work
  • Achieve success by making the right move at the right time
  • Develop a better understanding of different perspectives and improve your capacity for empathy
  • Learn how to find less obvious solutions and stay one step ahead of others
  • Increase your learning capacity and expand your knowledge resources

Who is the target audience?

  • Communication Professionals
  • Entrepreneurs
  • Executives
  • Business students

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Intro
Hyperthinking in a Nutshell
Course Introduction
Section 2: HyperShift
Shifting paradigms and perceptions
Quiz 1.1
1 question

Discover Phil´s trick taking the Quiz.

Quiz 1.2
1 question
HyperShifting Recap
3 pages
Assignment HyperShifting
Section 3: HyperLearn
HyperLearning: the on-going self learning
1 question

Tools that make studying easy
Quiz 2.2
1 question
Training creativity
Quiz 2.3
1 question
HyperLearning Recap
6 pages

Set up three skills you need for improving your professional performance and choose three MOOCs on the platforms illustrating that.

Section 4: HyperLink
Hyperconnect your mind
1 question


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HyperLinking Recap
3 pages
Section 5: HyperAct
HyperActing: making things happen
Quiz 4.1
1 question
Lean Startup
Quiz 4.2
1 question
HyperActing Recap
3 pages

Grab one of your own ideas and put it into practice for a few weeks. Play with it a bit, experiment without fear of failure and then share your thoughts and impressions with the community.

Section 6: Final Recap
Final Recap
2 pages
Section 7: Bonus Lecture

At TEDxGateway 2013, Phil was invited to talk about Hyperthinking. He also discussed about Break Dengue, a new project that he´s been involved in.

Check out what he had to say!


At TEDxULB 2014, Phil was invited to talk about Hyperthinking and education.

Hope you enjoy it!


On February 4, ZN hosted its first networking event of 2016: "The Power of Networks". For the occasion, ZN CEO Philip Weiss shared his thoughts and experience on TED and TEDx, explaining how TED grew by getting out its online content for free and by giving their brand away through TEDx.

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