Work and Think
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Phone: (804) 741-1503

Haywood Spangler, Ph.D., M.Div., is the founder and principal of Work & Think, LLC. He brings a unique perspective to keynotes and seminars given his background as an instructor of business ethics at UVA McIntire School of Commerce, a researcher using original psychometric instruments, and a V.A. counselor. Haywood’s clients include Johnson & Johnson, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Morgan Stanley, the U.N.’s Pan American Health Organization, and NASA.

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Based in Richmond, Virginia with national clients, Work & Think takes a client-focused approach. While every client and project is unique, our process for designing curricula and assessments often begins by engaging clients with targeted questions. These “Socratic” questions help clients become clear and certain about their goals, whether these be learning objectives for a seminar, or specific outcomes an assessment should measure.

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We admit it – we have a bias for an “old fashioned” liberal arts approach. Topics that today are often side-lined – inductive and deductive logic, rhetoric, unraveling complex arguments – we combine these with the cutting-edge psychometric research and methods in all of our seminars, curricula designs, assessment development and executive coaching.

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Haywood’s innovation materials have played a key role in enhancing our department’s understanding of our unique capacities for innovation. The materials include the right balance of self–assessment and practical application.

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