Critical thinking is on the list of must-have skills for the future. But the phrase is as vague as problem-solver or results-oriented. What exactly does critical thinking mean and how do we know we’re doing it?
On adjusting our perspective about willpower and what fuels it, embracing our imperfections, overcoming identity crisis following a big career change.
On giving our brains a break from remembering everything, the difference between productive and non-productive workaholics, and avoiding the doormat effect.
“The only thing that interferes with my learning is my education.” — Albert Einstein
“The currency of real networking is not greed but generosity.” — Keith Ferrazzi
“As with all matters of the heart, you’ll know when you find it.” — Steve Jobs
“The implications of our obstacle are theoretical — they exist in the past and in the future. We live in the moment.” — Ryan Holiday
Leadership and career development coach Dr. Nayla Bahri researched disruption and career resilience by studying professionals who lost their jobs during the 2008 Recession. She discovered behaviors and habits that differentiated those who remained stuck versus those who were able to move forward and thrived. The best thing is that there’s nothing special about these behaviors. In this episode, we explore these practical activities that we can practice to strengthen our resilience muscle. Because as Nayla points out, the best time to think about these practices is when times are good.
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“If you want something badly enough, you can do anything for thirty days.” — Matt Cutts