Tag Archives: Thinking

Thinking like a pro

Thinking is not art, but a skill which needs to be mastered. In his book Outliers, author Malcolm Gladwell says that it takes 10,000 hours to master a skill. Winston Churchill once said, typically people think 2-4 hours a year and I practiced doing it each day and that is what got me here. In… Read More »

Reading between lines

When did you hear this last? Today? Am sure you did. “You should read between the lines” is what you get to hear when you are being rejected or something is not working the way you want it to work. Is it really worth reading between the lines? To understand the line reading between the… Read More »

How to think? – Challenge assumptions

In the first part of How to think, we started with Questioning. This is the first step towards improving our thinking. What’s next? The next step to sharpen our thinking is to Challenging assumptions. Challenging assumptions is developing our curiosity quotient. How do we practice curiosity? Start by asking Why? to things around. Why are… Read More »

Are you a true Interpreter?

Interpretation is a crucial aspect. Understanding the situation is more important and the Interpretation coming from that understanding determines the success or failure of the conversation. Recently, I attended a talk. During the talk, the speaker was speaking on the benefits of Asking and how many times do you ask. She provided many examples and… Read More »