The Problem with Critical Thinking
It seems obvious that critical thinking should be the norm in every organization. Yet there are plenty of instances every day when a measured approach to problem solving and decision making could be used. Learn some of the reasons we don’t always use critical thinking, become more aware of a common logical fallacy, and demonstrate the hard-wired barriers that block a more thoughtful approach to making an argument. Read the details in this issue of the Firefly News Flash beginning with a 99-Word Story about what happens when you stop thinking.
Power Tip: Become aware of common logical fallacies and you’ll know when to ask probing questions.
Read this issue of the Firefly NewsFlash:
In this Issue –
99-Word Story: Engagement – What happens when you stop thinking
Discovery: Why We Don’t Ask Questions – The problem with critical thinking
Ideas: Is It True? – The fallacy of the day
Activity: Frame Your Thoughts – Demonstrate the difficulty of critical thinking