Conclusion Critical thinking is a necessary and valuable component in both our work as well as private lives. It is imperative that we analyze the foundation of our belief system as well as the influences which have helped for form it in addition to our knowledge base to improve the process of our thinking. When we can think critically without the influence of inferences or emotions we are able to reach solid conclusions which result in positive
Critical Thinking Critical thinking is the fundamental skills to analyze arguments make inferences by using induction of deductive reasoning, judge or identify problems. According to Richard Paul that masters a process of making and producing, criticality a process of assessing and judging. Background knowledge is necessary but not the most important component to enable critical thought for a given subject. Critical thinking implicates both cognitive skills and objectives. These objectives, which can be seen as opinions or habits of mind, include fairness, inquisitiveness, flexibility, and taking diverse viewpoints.
Therefore cognitive competence is a key factor in leadership quality. Refer back to the Piaget’s schema and adaptation process which requires to one cognitive competence to have reasoning skills in order to put the new situation is assimilation or accommodation. Referring to the definition of cognitive competence, cognitive thinking and creative thinking are both important to achieve cognitive competence. Achieving equilibrium will require the use of critical thinking to solve the disequilibrium through reasoning in the accommodation process. Creative thinking is also used in alter experiences into the schema or forms a new schema.
REPORT CRUCIAL CONVERSATIONS The book “Crucial Conversations” written by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler is a book that teach us how to handle and be prepare when crucial conversations arrive. Usually, those take place in the most unexpected moment, and it can take us by surprise generating an uncomfortable atmosphere. They are crucial because the stakes are high it is important haw to react and recognize this crucial moments, so we have to be assertive, intelligent and try to control our space in the situation with positive results. Even if the results are not positive, it is essential because it can impact the quality of our lives. According to the book they define crucial conversations as “the discussion between two people” and generally it happens in three occasions.
Critical thinking Creative thinking Sternberg and Lubart (1995) suggested that creative thinking is novel and that produces ideas that are of value. The value of creative thinking is to help individuals to have breakthrough on the previous method. Although it is good to have previous experience to emulate, the past method may not suitable to the current situation due to the changing environment and thus creative thinking promote innovative ideas on the handling of different situations. In addition, creative thinking help individuals to have a better resources management by think of some ways to minimize the resource
Let's start with reading, we must identify lines, identifying evidence, evaluating lines and evaluating evidence.Then we have writing, the conclusions must be clear, show clear line of reasoning such as argument which leads your conclusion, present evidence which support the reasoning, reading your own writing and the recourses, view your subject from multiple perspectives and finally writing in a critical way rather than personal or journal style. Listening is an important part in the way of
Your Thinking Affects Your Finances, and Your Life Not only are proactively positive thoughts important to acquiring your success, but your success cannot exist without them. Consider Webster's definition of success: 'a desired or favorable outcome'. All outcomes are determined by actions, actions require decisions to act, and decisions are merely decisive thoughts. Therefore, it is easy to conclude that the thoughts that dominate your mind will dictate the actions you take, and the results you generate. Your mind never stops forming tomorrow's reality.
Critical thinking is an extremely important quality that should be nurtured, refined and actively applied to every decision we make. What Exactly is Critical Thinking? In simple terms, critical thinking may be defined as reasonable reflective thinking focused on deciding what to believe or do. A more complete definition by the Critical Thinking Community is: “a mode of thinking, about any subject, content, or problem where the thinker improves the quality of his or her thinking by skillfully analyzing, assessing, and reconstructing reality. Critical thinking is self-directed, self-disciplined, self-monitored and self-corrective thinking.” Being critical is like being paranoid—not taking everything you hear or read at face value.
I would like to say that constructive criticism creates a nice platform which nurtures us to make ourselves competent and proficient. Besides it helps us in enhancing the following vital aspects. Confers New Outlook and Valuable Insight
The affective preparation process and the interpersonal skills I would want to improve. Regarding the affective preparation process I would like to improve my proactive behaviors as well as my critical thinking. For myself I know that I personally need to start early on a project and do a bit at a time in order for me to be successful. This would require me to push myself to be more proactive with starting the preparation process. I also feel that I could improve my critical thinking skills when creating the analysis as well as writing the proposal.