Archive for the ‘Critical Thinking’ Category
Is Wisdom So Terrible When It Brings Profits That Are Invisible to the Eye? | Duane Sharrock | Pulse | LinkedInPosted: July 16, 2016 in Awesome Living, College and Career Readiness, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Curiosity, Knowledge, Thinking
Tags: certainty, creativity, curiosity, innovation, wisdom
Tags: dilemma, drama, effectiveness, Epistemology, Hamlet, perception, reality
We don’t want to get in our own way. It’s not a goal of ours. We strive for just the opposite: to achieve effective, optimal thinking for effective results. We want to make the “right” decision. And we want our decisions to “stand the tests of time.” If we are to be held accountable in a performance appraisal, we want our decisions to stand up, not fall down, under scrutiny. So we look for solutions to this problem of perspective. This is a driver behind our pursuits of various movements appearing in leadership, education, and knowledge worker advice sites: mindfulness and humility.
Tags: Philosophy, thinking, work
Tags: fan, fandom, hobbies, interests, intrinsic motivation, passions
In your mind, what’s the difference between a hobby, a passion, and an interest that’s gone too far? Is there any difference between being a devoted fan and being an obsessed fan?
Tags: disinformation, FUD, marketing, politics, propaganda, public relations, sales, tactics
FUD is generally a strategic attempt to influence perception by disseminating negative and dubious or false information. An individual firm, for example, might use FUD to invite unfavorable opinions and speculation about a competitor’s product; to increase the general estimation of switching costs among current customers; or to maintain leverage over a current business partner who could potentially become a rival.