A successful entrepreneur, an avid, thrill-seeking adventurer make him a much sought after hero today. Meet Nik Halik. He is a wealth strategist, loves to live life to the fullest, is a best selling author and an icoach. Having experienced a pretty tough childhood with challenging health issues he has come a long way and inspires people the world over with his work and ideas. He stresses a lot on the importance of developing certain skills to toughen oneself up from the inside. One of them is developing critical thinking skills.
His view on the subject makes one sit up and take notice, take stock of the situation and find a way to move forward. Those who learn to think critically are able to determine whether a claim is partly true, sometimes true, false or entirely true. Just like other virtues, critical thinking is a skill that needs to be developed. Particularly, most professions require critical thinking skills in order to achieve meaningful result. When equipped with critical thinking skills, an individual is able to clarify goals, discern hidden values, examine assumptions, assess conclusions and accomplish actions.
Here are some useful and positive uses of critical thinking;
Any effort towards developing your critical thinking skills will involve the following;
In the bid to develop your critical thinking skills, you must learn to imbibe the following tests or rules (represented with the acronym “FILCHERS” ) as suggested by Anthropologist James Lett;
Also, in your effort to develop critical thinking skills, you must learn to criticize yourself. In essence, you must be able to criticize your own thinking in other to arrive at the best possible result.