Time to think

Zehn einfache Regeln für eigenständiges Denken und gelungene Kommunikation

Author: Nancy Kline

Publisher: Rowohlt Verlag GmbH

ISBN: 3644570116

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 320

View: 3998

Besser kommunizieren, anders zuhören, mehr Ziele erreichen! Nancy Kline hat eine Methode entwickelt, mit deren Hilfe wir unsere Art zu denken und zu kommunizieren radikal verbessern können – und damit auch unsere Art zu leben und zu arbeiten. Gutes, aktives Zuhören ist der Kern dieser Methode. In ihrem Buch zeigt sie, wie wichtig es in einer Zeit stetigen Wandels ist, Menschen dabei zu unterstützen, kreativ, unabhängig und selbständig zu denken und in Teams eine wertschätzende Kommunikationsatmosphäre zu schaffen. Mit ihren praxisnahen Strategien, die im Beruf ebenso wie in der Partnerschaft angewendet werden können, kann jeder neue Möglichkeiten der Zusammenarbeit und des Zusammenlebens schaffen. Der Bestseller der modernen Kommunikation – jetzt erstmals in Deutschland!

How to Think about Analysis

Author: Lara Alcock

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

ISBN: 0198723539

Category: Mathematics

Page: 246

View: 5360

Analysis is a core subject in most undergraduate mathematics degrees. It is elegant, clever and rewarding to learn, but it is hard. Even the best students find it challenging, and those who are unprepared often find it incomprehensible at first. This book aims to ensure that no student need be unprepared.

How To Think

A Guide for the Perplexed

Author: Alan Jacobs

Publisher: Profile Books

ISBN: 1782834060

Category: Philosophy

Page: 83

View: 7211

How to Think is a contrarian treatise on why we're not as good at thinking as we assume - but how recovering this lost art can rescue our inner lives from the chaos of modern life. Most of us don't want to think, writes the American essayist Alan Jacobs. Thinking is trouble. It can force us out of familiar, comforting habits, and it can complicate our relationships with like-minded friends. Finally, thinking is slow, and that's a problem when our habits of consuming information (mostly online) leave us lost in the echo chamber of social media, where speed and factionalism trump accuracy and nuance. In this clever, witty book, Jacobs diagnoses the many forces that prevent thought - forces that have only worsened in the age of Twitter, such as "alternative facts," and information overload. He also dispels the many myths we hold about what it means to think well. (For example: it's impossible to "think for yourself.") Drawing on sources as far-flung as the novelist Marilynne Robinson, the basketball legend Wilt Chamberlain, the British philosopher John Stuart Mill and the Christian theologian C.S. Lewis, Jacobs digs into the nuts and bolts of the cognitive process, offering hope that each of us can reclaim our mental lives from the whirlpool of what now passes for public debate. After all, if we can learn to think together, perhaps we can learn to live together.

How to Think Your Way to the Life You Want

A Guide to Understanding How Your Thoughts and Beliefs Create Your Life

Author: Bruce I. Doyle

Publisher: Hampton Roads Publishing

ISBN: 9781612830971

Category: Self-Help

Page: 160

View: 4504

This accessible step-by-step guide simplifies the complex subject of how your thinking creates your life. You’ll delight in learning how thought works, and how your thoughts connect you with the universe. You’ll also discover why so many people place such a strong emphasis on the power of thought on the influence of beliefs, and on a positive attitude. In short, you’ll learn why thought is a basic building block of creation.

Intelligence Analysis: How to Think in Complex Environments

How to Think in Complex Environments

Author: Wayne Michael Hall,Gary Citrenbaum

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 0313382662

Category: Political Science

Page: 440

View: 3478

This book offers a vast conceptual and theoretical exploration of the ways intelligence analysis must change in order to succeed against today's most dangerous combatants and most complex irregular theatres of conflict. • Includes quotations from a wide range of acclaimed thinkers • Offers an extensive bibliography of works cited and resources for further reading • Presents a comprehensive index

To Think

In Language, Learning and Education

Author: Frank Smith

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1136133720

Category: Education

Page: 192

View: 6788

First Published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

How to Think About God

Author: Mortimer J. Adler

Publisher: Simon and Schuster

ISBN: 9781439105139

Category: Philosophy

Page: 180

View: 6561

Dr. Adler, in his discussion, extends and modernizes the argument for the existence of God developed by Aristotle and Aquinas. Without relying on faith, mysticism, or science (none of which, according to Dr. Adler, can prove or disprove the existence of God), he uses a rationalist argument to lead the reader to a point where he or she can see that the existence of God is not necessarily dependent upon a suspension of disbelief. Dr. Adler provides a nondogmatic exposition of the principles behind the belief that God, or some other supernatural cause, has to exist in some form. Through concise and lucid arguments, Dr. Adler shapes a highly emotional and often erratic conception of God into a credible and understandable concept for the lay person.

Enterprise Thinking & Rethinking

Paid to Think

Author: David Goldsmith

Publisher: BenBella Books

ISBN: 1937856445

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 46

View: 3219

Understand your true value to your organization by escaping self-limiting beliefs and learning about the 12 daily leadership activities that will enable you to more effectively lead others to desired outcomes and improve your performance as a leader and manager.

A Better Way to Think

Using Positive Thoughts to Change Your Life

Author: H. Norman Wright

Publisher: Revell

ISBN: 0800734424

Category: Religion

Page: 240

View: 7867

Bestselling self-help author and counselor helps people be more successful and happy by empowering them to replace negative thoughts with healthy self-talk.

Education and Learning to Think

Author: Committee on Research in Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education,Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education,Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309564115

Category: Education

Page: 62

View: 3013

The economic and social challenges confronting the nation today demand that all citizens acquire and learn to use complex reasoning and thinking skills. Education and Learning to Think confronts the issues facing our schools as they take on this mission. This volume reviews previous research, highlights successful learning strategies, and makes specific recommendations about problems and directions requiring further study. Among the topics covered are the nature of thinking and learning, the possibilities of teaching general reasoning, the attempts to improve intelligence, thinking skills in academic disciplines, methods of cultivating the disposition toward higher order thinking and learning, and the integral role motivation plays in these activities.

Teaching Children to Think

Author: Robert Fisher

Publisher: Nelson Thornes

ISBN: 9780748794416

Category: Education

Page: 248

View: 9942

This book describes and analyzes programs and approaches to the teaching of thinking from all around the world, providing ideas for teachers to use in their own classrooms. With new summaries for each chapter, this new updated version includes more practical ideas to start the day thinking. Teaching Children to Think features more on emotional intelligence, cognitive acceleration, and the use of ICT in teaching thinking; while also providing more on assessment, new resources, and weblinks.

Come to Think of It

Commentaries from National Public Radio's Senior News Analyst

Author: Daniel Schorr

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 110120267X

Category: Political Science

Page: 416

View: 8746

Peerless commentary on recent politics and history from one of the preeminent reporters of our time?now with new material AN INSTITUTION at CBS for decades and a twenty-year mainstay of NPR, Daniel Schorr is a legend in journalism. Come to Think of It collects in one place, for the first time, Schorr?s observations on politics and American life during the past two decades. His essays reveal his mastery of pithy, get-to-the-point analysis, and his experience gives him an authority and range that permeate every page. In these essays we get his on-the-spot reactions to the major and minor events around the turn of the millennium?from the shock of 9/11 to the mainstreaming of Yiddish. Come to Think of It is an unparalleled account of political analysis and personal memory.

Readings in Information Visualization

Using Vision to Think

Author: Stuart K. Card,Jock D. Mackinlay,Ben Shneiderman

Publisher: Morgan Kaufmann

ISBN: 9781558605336

Category: Computers

Page: 686

View: 2944

This groundbreaking book defines the emerging field of information visualization and offers the first-ever collection of the classic papers of the discipline, with introductions and analytical discussions of each topic and paper. The authors' intention is to present papers that focus on the use of visualization to discover relationships, using interactive graphics to amplify thought. This book is intended for research professionals in academia and industry; new graduate students and professors who want to begin work in this burgeoning field; professionals involved in financial data analysis, statistics, and information design; scientific data managers; and professionals involved in medical, bioinformatics, and other areas. * Full-color reproduction throughout * Author power team - an exciting and timely collaboration between the field's pioneering, most-respected names * The only book on Information Visualization with the depth necessary for use as a text or as a reference for the information professional * Text includes the classic source papers as well as a collection of cutting edge work

Ways to Think About Mathematics

Activities and Investigations for Grade 6-12 Teachers

Author: Steve Benson,Susan Addington

Publisher: Corwin Press

ISBN: 9780761931058

Category: Education

Page: 242

View: 6456

Funded by the National Science Foundation and successfully field-tested in a variety of settings, the materials presented give teachers the opportunity to grow as learners for the classes they teach.

Education and Learning to Think

Author: Lauren B. Resnick

Publisher: National Academies

ISBN: N.A

Category: Education

Page: 62

View: 6946

Committee on Mathematics, Science and Technology Education, Commission on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, National Research Council.

How to Think Bigger

Aim Higher, Get More Motivated, and Accomplish Big Things

Author: Martin Meadows

Publisher: Meadows Publishing

ISBN: N.A

Category: Psychology

Page: 116

View: 8270

How to Get More Motivated, Set Bigger Goals, and Achieve More by Thinking Bigger Have you ever wondered what separates people who think bigger from people who set their bar low? What makes one person accept low standards and another person to constantly raise them? Why does one person strive to build an international organization affecting the lives of millions of people, while another person is content working her entire life as a clerk? (Not that there’s anything wrong with being a clerk!) Why is one person challenging herself to run marathons, train her body and get fitter, while another is happy living a sedentary, unhealthy lifestyle? What drives a person who’s optimizing every single aspect of her life and what causes another person to maintain the status quo? You can say, “Well, the answer is simple enough – one person is ambitious, while the other one is not.” But what exactly causes it? And most importantly – how do you become more ambitious and think bigger? Is it something you’re born with and can’t change, or is it something over which you have control? I found this topic so fascinating I decided to find out the answer for myself and write a book about it. This book is the result of my research about people who think big and the science of being more ambitious. Here are just some of the things you will learn from the book: - What key things you need to inspire yourself to think bigger, and more importantly, achieve your big goals. - Why you need a “why,” and what kind of motivators will set you up for success (hint: attaining money or status are some of the least motivating goals possible). - The single most important thing to thinking bigger. If you don’t have it in your life, you will sabotage your efforts – guaranteed. - What the chimp is and why you need to learn how to control it to get yourself motivated and work on your big goals. You can be making things hard for yourself without being aware of it. - How to cultivate the art of strategic laziness to achieve more while doing much less than other people (why work so hard if you can get better results by being lazy?). - The seven most important triggers of flow – a state of perfect focus where the magic happens. - The secret of achieving the impossible is not really such a secret, but most people tend to forget about it and get overwhelmed by their goals. I wrote this book to increase my motivation, teach myself how to think bigger and learn how to raise my standards. I hope the answer I found will help you as much as it has helped me. You can also learn how to find motivation to become the best version of you. Scroll up and buy the book now. For more free resources, sign up for my self-improvement newsletter: http://www.profoundselfimprovement.com/tba Keywords: how to think big, how to get motivated, how to get more motivation, how to achieve goals, how to set goals, thinking bigger, startup, health, teams, inspiration, big thinking, achieving goals, achieving the impossible, how to be amazing, how to be motivated, motivational guide, business motivational books, business inspirational, how to be a success, how successful people think, goal setting success, ambition, free, permafree

Paid to Think

A Leader's Toolkit for Redefining Your Future

Author: David Goldsmith

Publisher: BenBella Books, Inc.

ISBN: 1936661799

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 544

View: 8354

Have you ever thought about the fact that a craftsman has more and better tools to solve challenges on the job than the leader of a business or organization does? Leadership “tools” are usually defined as computers, spreadsheets, data, and even experience, but in reality, leaders need thinking tools that are hard to come by, so they find themselves hunting and pecking for answers in books, at seminars, through on-the-job training programs, from mentors, and at business schools, and still, they’re left with gaps. Surely, most leaders are good at what they do, but the daily challenges of their jobs, like accelerating growth, increasing productivity, driving innovation, doing more with less, and balancing work with life don’t come with some sort of leadership toolkit...until now. In Paid to Think, international consultant David Goldsmith presents his groundbreaking approach to leadership and management based on research revealing the twelve specific activities that all leaders perform on a daily basis, and he provides you with each activity’s accompanying tools and instructions proven to boost your performance and that of your entire organization. Take the uncertainty out of everyday leading, convert ideas to realities, and maximize your intellectual value. Learn how decision makers at some of the world’s most successful organizations have already used Paid to Think’s universal and easily transferable tools—regardless of their industries, sectors, geographic locations, or management levels—as their greatest advantages in achieving more, earning more, and living more.

How to think the Unthinkable: After Sophocles' Antigone

Author: Ryan Craig

Publisher: Oberon Books

ISBN: 9781849435123

Category: Drama

Page: 64

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Antigone makes everything OK. Gives me hope. I’m utterly devoted to her. I couldn’t imagine what would happen if she weren’t here. What could a play written 2,500 years ago possibly mean today? Ryan Craig’s new adaptation of Sophocles’ famous tragedy captures the passion, danger and moral deadlock of the story of Greece’s most famous teenager. Set in the aftermath of a bloody civil war, Antigone fights for what she believes is right. What would you do? ‘An ingenious take on Antigone’ – Guardian ‘Admirably lucid and undoubtedly grips the young audience.’ - The Telegraph ‘Ryan Craig's new adaptation of Sophocles' famous tragedy captures the passion, danger and moral deadlock of the story of Greece's most famous teenager.’ – What’s On Stage

A Better Way to Think About Business

How Personal Integrity Leads to Corporate Success

Author: Robert C. Solomon

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 9780195354638

Category: Philosophy

Page: 176

View: 8087

Is business ethics a contradiction in terms? Absolutely not, says Robert Solomon. In fact, he maintains that sound ethics is a necessary precondition of any long-term business enterprise, and that excellence in business must exist on the foundation of values that most of us hold dear. Drawing on twenty years of experience consulting with major corporations on ethics, Solomon clarifies the difficult ethical choices all people in business face. He uses an "Aristotelian" approach to remind readers that a corporation--like an individual--is embedded in a community, and that corporate values such as fairness and honesty are meaningless until transformed into action. Without a base of shared values, trust and mutual benefits, today's national and international business world would fall apart. In keeping with his conviction that virtue and profit must thrive together, Solomon both examines the ways in which deficient values actually destroy businesses, and debunks the pervasive myths that encourage unethical business practices. Complete with a working catalog of virtues designed to illustrate the importance of integrity in any business situation, this compelling handbook contains a gold mine of wisdom for either the small business manager or the corporate executive struggling with ethical issues.