Is the Critical Thinking Craze Over?

Is the Critical Thinking Craze Over?

For years, we’ve been hearing about the importance of critical thinking in the workplace. Critical thinking ranked #1 on the Most Important Skills for Next Gen Leaders on the EDA/Pearson Trends in Executive Development Survey since 2012. The same survey also identified critical thinking as the skill most lacking in next gen leaders. According to […]

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The 10 Commandments of a Rational Discussion

The 10 Commandments of a Rational Discussion

Logical fallacies run rampant during a passionate debate. It’s imperative you know how to spot a logical fallacy in order to elevate a discussion and ensure critical thinking prevails. Here’s a great list of popular logical fallacies you want to avoid when engaging in a rational debate.  Also, check out this post at Relatively Interesting that […]

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Predicting Job and Academic Success with Watson-Glaser

Many studies show a positive relationship between Watson-Glaser scores and various job and academic success criteria. I’ll highlight a few. Organizational Success:  In one study, Pearson found that for 2,303 job incumbents across 9 industry categories, Watson-Glaser scores correlated .33 with job success as indicated by organizational level achieved. This means a high Watson score can often predict who will […]

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