Event Details

Cornell Technology Business Network


DATE: July 19, 2023
TIME: 2:30 PM EDT / 12:30 PM MDT / 11:30 AM PDT
LOCATION: Zoom Event (Link to be provided upon registration)

What is Your Problem Solver Profile?

How do you approach your decisions? Are you an Adventurer, Detective, Listener, Thinker or Visionary? Learn the five Problem Solver Profiles.
Identify the psychology of your decision-making, your decision strengths, and where you may have potential blindspots. Learn to make your big decisions better!


• The 5 Problem Solver Profiles
• The strengths and growth opportunities of each Problem Solver Profile
• Strategies to make better decisions in life and work

• Alumni 3-Minute Introductions
• News from the Network
• Open Networking

Cheryl Strauss Einhorn ’91 (College of Arts & Sciences) founded Decisive, a decision sciences company that trains people and teams in complex problem solving and decision-making skills using the AREA Method. AREA is an evidence-based decision-making system that uniquely controls for and counters cognitive bias to expand knowledge while improving judgment. Cheryl developed AREA during her two decades as an award-winning investigative journalist writing for publications ranging from The New York Times and Foreign Policy Magazine to Barron’s and The Stanford Social Innovation Review.

Cheryl teaches at Cornell University and has authored three books:

Problem Solved, A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction, about personal and professional decision-making.
Investing In Financial Research, A Decision-Making System for Better Results about financial and investment decisions.
Her new book  Problem Solver, Maximizing Your Strengths To Make Better Decisions, was published in March 2023 by Cornell University.
Learn more by watching her Ted talk

For registration questions, please contact, Cecilia Reyes