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Science of Learning: Finding Consensus

The final one of Halpern’s skills that needs to be learned in fostering higher order thinking skills is consensus seeking. Thinking often brings about differing opinions, interpretations, and evidence from others. The process of drawing conclusions must include the ability on the part of the participants to reach a consensus in order to satisfactorily finish off a project.

10 days

Do We Still Need Dedicated Learning Experiences Before Entering Work?

As I have written articles about the need for higher order thinking skills (cognitive enablers), I have stressed the need for a way to formally learn these skills. There is no argument that these higher order cognitive enablers are some of the skills that will remain, for the foreseeable future, exclusively human and highly valued in the world we now find ourselves in. The response to my writing has largely been that either there is no need for something different than what we already have to teach these skills or that these higher order cognitive enablers will just have to be learned in conjunction with work. I have trouble with agreeing with either view.

10 days

The True Secrets to Staying Hungry for Success

There is a world of difference in being successful and staying hungry for success. There are plenty of examples of people who really could not keep up their drive for success when it matters. This is the reason that they ended up from being success stories to forgotten faces.

13 days

Worst Leadership Qualities: How Many Does Your Boss Have?

We all have a horror story about a ‘bad boss’. An employee survey by BambooHR revealed 44% of employees said that a boss had been the main reason they left a previous job. Having been blessed with a great team at ProofHub, I know how important it is to give them the power. It’s about being a leader who will entertain the team and their vibes. Turns out, what qualities put on the bad vibes?

17 days

Deaf Actress Marlee Matlin “Signs” Technology’s Praises, While Others Shout, Wait a Minute!

My upcoming novel, REJEX, imagines that “On a hidden planet somewhere in the galaxy, there's a culture clash between a heartless, high-tech society and a world full of ancient magick. Led by a teen rebel called Aiya, a band of rejected outliers revolts against a bullying Big Brother.”

20 days

Become the Best in the World at What you Do

How do you get out of the rat race where everybody is competing to do exactly what you want to do? You might be good at several things but not the best at anything. Even when you know exactly what to do, there will be endless obstacles and challenges in your way. Let me take you through an instance of my life.