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The Necessity and Power of Critical Thinking
CRITICAL THINKING? LET US BE CLEAR … THIS IS BALM FOR WHAT AILES US THIS IS STATE OF MIND FOR SUCCESS THIS IS THE … SOLUTION
Who am I? Passionate People Person Organizational Relationship Expert Patent Holder Published Author Motivational Speaker Seasoned IT Manager Developer of 3FE
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Why Do You Need This? ACCORDING TO FORBES MAGAZINE CRITICAL THINKING IS NUMBER ONE OF THE TOP TEN SKILLS THAT WILL GET YOU HIRED IN 2013! Meghan Casserly The 10 Skills That Will Get Your Hired in 2013 - www.forbes.com Meghan Casserly The 10 Skills That Will Get Your Hired in 2013 - www.forbes.com
Why Do You Need This? This applies to the entire 21 st Century Work Environment, not just one year, not just one field. You need grow this skill for your interactions with others both in and out of the workplace. You need to this skill to grow in order to Lock The Job and then advance your career. You need to grow this skill in order to more effectively solve problems. In essence, in total, you need to grow this skill for your life.
Set The Basis! As Aspiring Critical Thinkers we operate from facts, logic, common sense, passion, and perspective. In this we harness the power and recognize the necessity of a critical thinking mind.
So What Is It Truly About? It’s about achieving Critical Success! And what is Critical Success? The planned achievement of something urgent, and essential, utilizing skillful planning and judgment for the express purpose of attaining personal prosperity. We don't just want success, we need success!
However… Remember, success is relative, and most certainly person specific. Know what critical success means for you! It’s not all about the money.
You’ll find more often than not people don’t know what they are doing, and they rarely know why. Why is important because it creates Critical Thinking is … the act or practice of one that thinks with careful, exact evaluation, and judgment. Indispensable, and essential cognition. Critical Success requires Critical Cognition. To consider, anticipate a possible action as a result of careful analysis and evaluation. So What Is Critical Thinking?
The application of Critical Thinking! WHAT IS 3FE? 3FE Find : State the issue, problem, or opportunity Focus : Write down the facts 5WH establish the Fundamentals : Possible Solutions Execute : Run and Gun it! Follow the plan !
Utilizing 3FE (Find) THE FIRST STEP IS FIND: FIND (Problem, Issue, Opportunity) I want to get a JOB!
THE SECOND STEP IS FOCUS: FOCUS (5WH) 1. Who: Joe Example. 2. What: I need to get a job. 3. When: As soon as possible – 3 months reasonably. 4. Where: Here in Atlanta. 5. Why: I need to seek gainful employment URGENTLY! 6. How: Differentiation – I need a plan that executes it! Utilizing 3FE (Focus)
Utilizing 3FE (Fundamentals ) THE THIRDS STEP IS Establish The FUNDAMENTALS: Build your To Do list of critical activities. Manage your To Do List with contact names and completion dates. Review and update your list on a daily basis. Pro/Con analysis of opportunities.
Utilizing 3FE (Execute) THE LAST STEP IS EXECUTE: Pull the trigger, and execute your plan
Re-imagine your BRAND! Differentiate yourself in order to beat the competition. For locking the job this is critical thinking in action! Locking The Job!
The Red Resume
This … is the interview The Critical Thinking Questions: What are you thinking? How do you feel? How can you contribute? Why are you here? Why are you doing this? What do you want? When will you be ready … truly ready? Who are you? Who are you trying to convince? Where can you do what you do? Critical Thinking And The Interview
How do we deal with conflict? Conflict Management & Critical Thinking
What is the Hallmark of the Critical Thinker? The aspiring critical thinker seeks to internalize and understand the perspectives of others, most especially when that perspective is diametrically or even violently opposed to their own. Conflict Management & Critical Thinking
Did he really just say that? I’m really trying to work with you here. Really? Well, I just don’t …
Working The Project Use 3FE and apply critical thinking on the job in order to break down complex problems, create clarity and generate solutions that efficient, optimized, and wholistic. Divine your best thinking!
Remember … The Path To Wisdom Is Brightly Illuminated By The Light of Perspective