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By Breanne Harris on December 31, 2012
It’s New Year’s Eve and you’re probably spending some time reflecting on 2012 and planning resolutions for 2013. We are reflecting today on the top posts we published this year. Our resolution is to bring you even more great critical thinking topics like these: Want Better Thinkers in Your Organization? Take the Spelling Bee Approach […]
By Breanne Harris on December 12, 2012
Forbes recently analyzed data from both Careerbuilder and O*Net (the Nation’s online database of occupations and necessary skills) in order to identify which jobs/occupations will be highly in-demand in 2013. This week they went a step further and analyzed they key skills necessary for success in those roles. The top 3 skills should be […]
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By Breanne Harris on November 28, 2012
Watch this short video from Jimmy Kimmel as he asks people if they can tell the difference in the quality of coffee during a taste test. The results are amusing, but also disturbing.
By Breanne Harris on November 19, 2012
In each step of the RED Model of Critical Thinking, the key is to ask questions. Asking questions helps us look more deeply at the issue, break it into parts, find blind spots and lack of data, and make the best choice.
Here are 70 questions to help you boost your critical thinking:
By Breanne Harris on October 23, 2012
Where do you do your best thinking? While taking a shower? While driving? Or maybe you do you best thinking while relaxing before bed. Have you ever said “I need to take a walk to clear my head”? Based on a new study, there may be some science to support the idea that you do […]