Conceptual thinking refers to the practice of connecting abstract, disparate ideas to deepen your understanding, develop new ideas and reflect on past decisions. A conceptual thinker can easily understand abstract concepts, such as a nonlinear digital process or a complicated business.How to become a conceptual thinker?
Become a lifelong learner. If you don’t already know the basics of the way the world works. Do some refreshers. Biology, chemistry, psychology, geology, astronomy, etc. Learning the fundamentals of multiple subjects will better allow you to identify the nuance and the distinctions between concepts / ideas / systems at play. Learn design thinking.