The Basics of Critical Thinking – What is it and why is it important?
The Basics of Creative Thinking – What is it, how is it different from critical thinking, and why is it important?
‘Oblique Strategies’ for Creative Problem Solving – On a set of simple cards that can help with creative problems.
The Importance of Perspective – On how multiple perspectives can help us gain clarity and overcome challenges more easily.
Higher Order Thinking Skills in Education – How critical thinking can be used in the classroom.
Critical Thinking and The Environment – Critical Thinking involves thinking beyond the short-term. We aren’t only interested in what benefits might be gained by a small number of people in a year or even a decade, but also the long-term consequences of our decisions and actions on future generations.
Critical Thinking and the Future of Jobs – The threat to many job sectors from AI is an important issue!
The Difference Between Active and Passive Decision Making – Events happen whether we get involved or not!
How to Protect Yourself Against Fake News – It is everywhere and we need to be cautious in order not to be misled!
Change the Context For Clarity – Use a ‘thought experiment’ to find a solution.
Critical Thinking is a Lifelong Learning Process – How these skills can be of benefit at every stage of life.
The Dice Man Philosophy For Creative Thinking – Would you dare to allow ‘randomness’ to dictate your important decisions?
Change Your Tools for Creative Thinking – All about an uninspired workman!
Bloom’s Taxonomy and Critical Thinking – Not just for use in the classroom but for life in general.
People Like Popular Things – A simple statement but with immense consequences for all of us.
Occam’s Razor and Critical Thinking – An introduction to how a simple concept from medieval times can help us all.
Going For A Really Long Walk – A highly popular way to break a creative block.
Language As A Help And As A Hindrance – How words are used and abused.
Critical Thinking For Self Reflection – How to cultivate the skills needed for quality personal analysis.
Can You Justify Your Viewpoint? – Crucial skills for presentations and meetings.
Who Will Be Using This Product? – Any creator of a successful app or service has probably considered this question a great deal.
Why It Is So Important To Plan Ahead – Experts often make wonderful improvisers. Or so it sometimes seems that way.