There is nothing more practical than sound thinking. No matter what your circumstance or goals, no matter where you are, or what problems you face, you are better off if your thinking is skilled. As a manager, leader, employee, citizen, lover, friend, parent - in every realm and situation of your life - good thinking pays off. Poor thinking, in turn, inevitably causes problems, wastes time and energy, engenders frustration and pain. Read a sampling of all the possible ways in which the mind can work to discipline itself, to think at a higher level of quality, to function better in the world.
Everyone applauds the idea of critical thinking, and liberal arts colleges often make their ability to teach critical thinking a key selling point. But no one seems to define what they mean by that term. Read 5 essential thinking skills.
Leadership skills can play a large role in career development. Often, your technical skills can only take you so far. To help you move forward in your career, you need soft skills such as the ability to be a good leader. Therefore, leadership skills are considered to be important traits which can help you get to the top of your career field. Read more to learn how to improve your leadership skills.
The majority of people know about the importance of critical thinking because they have an intuitive sense for it ? they know it when they see it. Read more to find out what constitutes critical thinking.
What makes people successful? Successful people habitually turn obstacles into assets. Why should you react to a problem with gratitude, whether you are trying to start a business or create anything else? There are a number of reasons. Read more to find out the reasons.
Not every job requires you to be a great critical thinker, but most do! Of course doctors and judges need above-average critical thinking and problem solving skills, but did you know critical thinking is just as important for archeologists and school counselors? Athletic trainers, sales managers, and real estate appraisers also need to know how to evaluate both sides of an issue, draw logical conclusions, and make good decisions. A fun critical thinking infographic to illustrate the top jobs requiring critical thinking skills was created - enjoy!
"There are thousands of books on success. But very few on failure," begins Siimon Reynolds in Why People Fail. "Yet mastering failure is surely a vital step in achieving your aims, hopes, and dreams. "Failure leads to success-if you see it as a process. Reynolds has identified 16 reasons for failure.
As the midpoint of summer fast approaches, it's time to take stock of your summer internship and make sure you're moving in the right direction. Here's an instructive way to think about where you are now, where you're going, and how to get there-it's called Your Personal Matrix and it includes a snapshot of your Current Situation along with your Wish List of where you hope to go/be.
It's hard to stay upbeat when you've been pounding the pavement for months on end. Here are a few tips on how to stay in the game.
Everyday, you negotiate. Many of the most important negotiations that will impact your professional advancement involve your employment and salary. Learn some strategies and tactics to help you.