Tag: critical thinking

  • Developing an Inquisitive Mind

    Developing an Inquisitive Mind

    Many successful careers are forged on good relationships and curiosity opens us to learning as well as building human connections. Curiosity is the secret to a bigger life. The more curious we are, the greater our exposure to different ideas, the more opportunities we have to exercise our critical thinking. From Wikipedia: Critical thinking involves…

  • Subjecting What we Read to Inquiry

    Subjecting What we Read to Inquiry

    “The problem with the Internet is that it gives you everything — reliable material and crazy material. So the problem becomes, how do you discriminate?” “Books are not meant to be believed, but to be subjected to inquiry. When we consider a book, we mustn't ask ourselves what it says but what it means.” [Umberto…

  • 12 Creative Business Catalysts to Help You Do Better

    12 Creative Business Catalysts to Help You Do Better

    I pared down the number of blogs I read regularly since I published a list of 50 recommended (re)sources. With magazine like Flipboard, and the serendipity of social networks, good content tends to find me. To those who took the 100 PR people worth following on Twitter out of context, I'll remind us of something…

  • On Graft, Focus, Determination, and Attitude

    You want something, go get it. Period. You offer a service? Then go to your market rather than passively wait for them to stumble on your site, and if they do – great, treat that traffic as a bonus. For products, I can tell you that success is more about specialising in particular products, offline…

  • Why Listening is Hard and How to Think Critically

    Why Listening is Hard and How to Think Critically

    The thought process that guides my work starts with why — the reasons and or questions that underlie a problem (yes, problem and not opportunity just yet) — and how to go about breaking it down into parts we can address. Make sense first, then make do, before you go about what you're making of…