A Critical Thinking Process

Uncategorized Feb 26, 2017

Have you ever observed somebody’s actions and said to yourself “they just don’t have any common sense.” I have even looked in the mirror and said that to myself at times. There are many thoughts and actions that we see as something that people are just born with, like common sense or intuition. This is simply not true. Let me explain…

Over the last couple of decades that I have been developing leaders. I have found that people are taught and learn a critical thinking process (CTP) through mentors and experiences. It is not something you’re born with, or blessed with through divine intervention. CTP is not a core essential human need, such as hunger pains when you need nourishment or getting tired when you need to rest. It is more like a thermostat that will turn on the air conditioning when it is too hot or the heat pump when it is too cold and it can really be that simple, if you put your mind to it.

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The Journey Begins

Uncategorized Jan 01, 2017

So, you think you want to be a leader… It has been said that a journey of thousand miles starts with a single step (Laozi). That’s a great way to start if you’re taking a walk, but I will challenge you with the paradigm “Every leadership journey starts with a single thought”. That’s right, a single thought. That single thought usually derives from the desire to want to make something better. And for a leader, that is wanting to make people’s lives better. That could be through a product, service, or a new way of thinking (perception transformation). If you are an aspiring leader or a leader that just seems to be stuck. There are some things you will need to focus on to succeed in your leadership journey.

First… You must stop focusing on your own success and focus on the success of others. A leader is only as successful as their followers. As I started my career in leadership, 25 years ago. I was totally focused on “my...

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