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Quote of the page We all have a tendency to think that the world must conform to our prejudices.
When you know this information, you can understand why you approach certain situations from a specific perspective, and then you can step around that viewpoint because you are aware of its presence.
Thinking and listening are nearly impossible to do at the same time.
The opposite view involves some effort of thought, and most people would die sooner than think – in fact they do so.
- Bertrand Russell Critical thinking is the ability to think clearly and rationally about what to do or what to believe.We can break it down by assessing what is being said, and ensuring that we clearly understand what it is that needs to happen.Then we can dissect and appraise all arguments, including our own, and think about how the decisions would impact others, as well as the bottom line.If you are moving a business, it is wise to examine the impact of that decision. Every decision should be weighed carefully, with consideration of how the choice affects your bottom line, but also for the people who are working toward success alongside you.Will it be too far for some of your talented employees to drive? Critical thinking requires the ability to reflect on one’s own beliefs, as well as someone else’s ideas, and then see the connections between those things.Do you react to situations based on your emotions or personal biases?Are you looking for ways to improve communication and the flow of ideas with those around you?When we can step back and analyze an argument, it allows us to approach it from an objective viewpoint.Critical thinking isn’t much help if you can’t communicate in a nonviolent, productive way.When we hear their perspective, we can take that information and analyze it.When we use active listening skills, we can fully understand what someone is trying to tell us because that conversation continues until all parties can reiterate what the other is trying to say.