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Overview of Conceptualising

Describing Conceptualising

Here are some examples of Conceptualisers describing their strength and defining what Conceptualising means to them

It’s about getting things clear in my mind

I enjoy having time to think and dream

Thinking about ideas really interests me

I want to understand how things connect

Seeing the bigger picture is important to me

Conceptualising in your work place

Here are some of the ways Conceptualisers use their strengths at work to have impact

Establishing a clear vision about what needs to be done

Creating intellectual order by using conceptual frameworks to facilitate understanding

Using models to explore disparate data

Assimilating information into a coherent order

Seeing patterns in complexity to make sense of it

Being focused on the bigger picture

Opportunities for Conceptualisers

Here are some ideas about opportunities to use Conceptualising at work

Academic roles

At the planning stage of major initiatives where actions are yet to be defined

In situations where large amounts of data require perspective and structure to coral it and prevent it being overwhelming

Teams that are seeking to make sense of new information and want conceptual models and frameworks to guide them

Strategic consultancy roles

Barriers for Conceptualising

Here are some situations that Conceptualisers might find frustrating or demotivating and wish to approach differently or keep away from

Operational roles focused on implementing actions decided by others

Teams where performance is measured on quantity over quality

Initiatives that are already well under way and are being implemented with clearly defined actions