Media headlines wield significant power over your interpretation of content. Learn to spot these 4 headline abuses to avoid critical thinking errors.
With critical thinking ranking among the most in-demand skills for job candidates and influencing decision-making ability more than IQ, you would think that educational institutions would prepare students well to be exceptional thinkers and employers would be adept at developing such skills in existing employees. Unfortunately, both are largely untrue.
To help professionals build their own and their team’s critical thinking skills, we developed the Critical Thinking Roadmap. Using the Roadmap, you determine where you on 20 milestones to exceptional critical thinking and then use development exercises included in the Critical Thinking Roadmap Toolkit to go to the next level.
The next step for most is to begin asking yourself and others some of these 100 critical thinking-building questions and work to develop the 16 critical thinking skills. This 1.5-hour long training goes into depth on how to develop these skills and how to overcome the three plateaus where most people get stuck on the journey to genius-level critical thinking.
Becoming a better thinker may feel abstract, but it doesn’t have to be. The resources below and the 10 critical thinking behaviors on our professional development platform make it concrete and doable.
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Are critical thinking skills just a gift some are born with and others are not? Or do more life experiences simply make you a better critical thinker?
The 2.5 hours a day you spend on social media is training you how to think. If you’re missing these critical thinking fallacies, you’re reducing your ability to perform at work.
Being creative consistently can seem impossible, but lessons from how pop artists come up with new, award-winning songs show it doesn’t have to be.
The extent to which your team members take ownership for their work influences the quality of the work. Yet, many managers unknowingly sap their teams of ownership.
COVID-19 has rapidly accelerated a trend toward remote work. It’s time to figure out how to do it well. This 44-page toolkit walks you through step-by-step.
Deep, cognitively demanding work is managers’ most important work, but experience & research show they have very little time for it. Here’s how to make more time for it.
Work-life satisfaction is the antidote to burnout and increasingly important part of a workplace culture. This training unpacks how to make it the norm.
To improve their decisions, many jump straight to cognitive biases, when a simple, repeatable decision-making process is the best place to start.
Leaders must respond to others’ ideas and decisions all the time, but few have a critical thinking process for improving them.
Critical thinking can be learned, but it’s hard. Reading a book on logic probably won’t help. Instead, work on all 4 of these components.
What are the steps necessary to build the 16 critical thinking skills and overcome common barriers to becoming an exceptional thinker? This 1.5-hour training provides the answers.
Most professionals don’t spend the professional development budget their companies offer them. Don’t make this mistake.
You have 28 mins/week to focus on your development & thousands of options. What skills or even what critical thinking skills should you focus on?
Succinct, compact answers to the top 12 questions from our critical thinking online intensive training.
This example of critical thinking in the workplace shows 3 strategies that will enable you to push others’ thinking on topics you know nothing about.
This timely critical thinking example shows the difference superior critical thinking skills can make in your day-to-day work and life.
In your journey to becoming an exceptional critical thinker, avoid getting stuck in these plateaus that act as barriers to the next phases of thinking.
You have very little time to invest in your development. Here’s why critical thinking is so important it should be your top priority.
Building critical thinking skills can feel overwhelming. It doesn’t have to. We’ve organized these skills to make it easy to know where to start.
Want to become a standout thinker but not sure that means? We’ve cut through the complexity to deliver a simple critical thinking definition.
A free online, in-depth training built on insights from our widely popular Harvard Business Review article.
Carefully crafted questions force people to think. You can use these 100 questions to become a better thinker yourself or boost your team’s thinking.
Critical thinking is not an innate gift that can’t be learned. This research-based roadmap makes it simple to develop these in-demand skills.
Research shows critical thinking is more important than IQ for making smart decisions. This toolkit gives you what you need to become an exceptional thinker.
The best criteria for selecting winning ideas will only get you so far if you don’t apply these research-backed idea evaluation practices
Great thinkers aren’t just creative geniuses. They are exceptional evaluators of ideas.
Critical thinking grows where debate is welcome. Yet, teams are often organized around reaching consensus. Here’s how to create a healthy debate culture.