Life – Do you want years in your life or life in your years? Use these three choices to decide. Some points to ponder: How long do you expect to live? How will you spend your time? What lasting legacy will you leave?
Good human relations – These same three choices can inform and interpret the value of any social or professional interaction. Some points to ponder: What customer experience excites you? Why? When you receive? When you give?
In The Simple Scientific Method (OW5) I indicated the very subjective role of the Examiner by the two-way arrows connecting this central element to each of the other four elements of the Simple Scientific Method. Today I would like to indicate several other subjective aspects of thinking within the context of Critical Thinking. (For more…
In The Simple Scientific Method (OW5) I shared the five elements of the Scientific Method and offered a mnemonic to help us remember them (5Ex’s). Then in Thinking about Thinking (OW6) I similarly shared the eight elements of Critical Thinking and the mnemonic 4PC’s. I finished by asking you: “What correlation do you see between…
My Influencer – There are some people that after meeting, you are never the same again. Euclid was such a man for me. Some points to ponder: Who has had the greatest influence on your life? For good? For bad?
Different examples of Systematic Thinking about life – Who has done the best job, that resonates with you? Some points to ponder: What authors and books have meant the most to you? Why? What is missing in your world view?
Getting Ready – Clarifying where you are coming from – Some points to ponder: What are your purpose(s), your problems(s), your perspectives(s), your premise(s) and your concepts for understanding life.
The Beginning – Body, Heart, Mind, Soul, Spirit – what are the sub-parts of a person? Some points to ponder: How do you think about your person? How do you care for each part? How do you use each part?
Be Prepared – Alone, with others, in a team, in an organisation, in a community or in a country – where are you? Some points to ponder: What skills or habits do you need to not only survive but also thrive in your current circumstances?