Beddoes-Jones is a learning and development consultant and
the author of Thinking
Styles. Whilst working with clients in the 1980's
she became fascinated by how she and her then colleague (now
husband) seemed to think in such different ways. Fiona developed
Thinking Styles because, as she says, "I couldn't find
a diagnostic tool to use with my clients which accurately
measured 'thinking' in terms of how the brain works and how
people think, behave and use language. I wanted something
which would simplify this complex area in a way which I could
both understand and explain to others".
Fiona is an active member of the CIPD, and has sat on the Lincolnshire
branch committee. She is also a past committee member of SEAL
(The Society for Effective and Affective Learning). Fiona's
commitment to individual and organizational learning and the
transfer of thinking skills to education is one of the reasons
she founded the charitable trust "Thinking Styles in
Education", of which she is a Director and Trustee.
Fiona divides her time between running workshops on Thinking
Styles, coaching clients, consultancy, speaking at conferences
and product development.
If you would like to talk to Fiona about how Thinking Styles
can help you, your team or your organization achieve its objectives
through the development of greater cognitive and behavioural
flexibility, e-mail her at firstname.lastname@example.org.