How to demonstrate analytical thinking skills in a professional context?

How to demonstrate analytical thinking skills in a professional context? Having a skill and demonstrating it are two separate things. Especially when it comes to analytical thinkers, they’re usually very good at doing the thinking, not necessarily showing that they can do it. This is why apart from having analytical skills, it’s equally important to […]

How to improve analytical thinking skills in 5 days

“Thinking analytically is a skill like carpentry or driving a car. It can be taught, it can be learned, and it can improve with practice. But unlike other skills, it is not learned by sitting in a classroom and being told how to do it. Analysts learn by doing.” Richards J. Heuer Jr, a former […]

How urgent is to develop better thinking skills?

How urgent is to develop better thinking skills? Critical thinking has been in demand for a while, but the events of past year and early 2021 led many to believe that we’re now experiencing an epistemic crisis: people seem to have lost the ability to think well, think for themselves and think critically. All of […]

5 disadvantages of analytical thinking you need to be aware of

5 disadvantages of analytical thinking you need to be aware of Analytical thinking is a skill that is in demand across various industries right now. Analytical thinkers are needed in almost all organisations and teams, as they provide value through their structured and methodical approach to analysing problems, making decisions and indicating the best choices. […]

4 situations where you have to use analytical thinking and in which career

4 situations where you have to use analytical thinking and in which career With a foundational level understanding of this thinking style, it’s critical to know when to use analytical thinking. This thinking style is not something that you can blindly apply in any situation and to any problem, so take a look at these […]

Analytical tools and techniques you have to know and use

Analytical tools and techniques you have to know and use Uncovering what analytical thinking is and learning the steps is one thing, but knowing what analytical tools to use to implement it is a whole new area. I identified a number of frameworks that all help break issues, problems, questions and choices down, following the […]

6 people to follow if you are serious about developing thinking skills

6 people to follow if you are serious about developing thinking skills I’ve spent quite some time looking at different people active online who offer a lot of invaluable advice. You can really find amazing leaders and role models who can guide you towards better habits, personal development and quite simply becoming a better person. […]

5 critical steps to apply analytical thinking with examples

5 critical steps to apply analytical thinking with examples Analytical thinking skills are on a rise. They made their way into job descriptions, interview questions and university curricula. Everybody wants us to think analytically, but nobody is very clear on what it means. If, like me, you were the kind of a child that opens […]

Do you want to become a better thinker? This is the one thing you need to try!

For most people, thinking is this cerebral, ephemeral, elusive activity that’s going on with varying intensity almost all the time when we’re awake. While we’re often aware that we’re thinking, we definitely associate it with an intangible process that’s sometimes hard to concretise. I used to approach thinking this way too, but I don’t anymore. […]

7 steps to becoming a better thinker

Becoming a better thinker can easily be seen as something that you can just decide to do from one day to another, as soon as you recognise the need. But thinking in a better way is not like a personality trait or a characteristic that we can just turn on and off as and when […]