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Eric Garner

Thinking Skills
Using Your Brain in the Information Age

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Thinking Skills: Using Your Brain in the Information Age
© 2012 Eric Garner & Ventus Publishing ApS
ISBN 978-87-7681-966-8

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Thinking Skills

Contents

Contents
Preface

9

1

What Are Thinking Skills?

10

1.1

The Potential of the Brain

10

1.2

Brain Power

10

1.3

Exploding the Myths

10

1.4

Brainworks

10

1.5

Brain not Brawn

11

1.6

Management Thinking

11

1.7

Thinking Matters

11

1.8

Key Points

12

2

Positive Thinking

13

2.1

Untrained Thinking

13

2.2

Distorted Thinking

14

2.3

Catastrophising

14

2.4

Confusion

15

2.5

Distraction

15

2.6

Yo-Yo Thinking

15

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2.7

The Self-Image

15

2.8

Positive Re-Framing

16

2.9

Expecting the Best

16

2.10

Your Brain Wants Success

16

2.11

Key Points

16

3

Improve Your Memory

17

3.1

Synaesthesia

17

3.2

Landmarks

17

3.3

The Peg System

18

3.4

Rhymes

18

3.5

Mnemonics

18

3.6

Remembering People’s Names

18

3.7

Repetition

18

3.8

Key Points

19

4

Blocks to Thinking

20

4.1

Assumptions

20

4.2

See Things from Other Points Of View

20

4.3

Thinking and Doing

20

4.4

Get Rid Of Lazy Thinking Habits

21

4.5

Think like A Child

21

4.6

See the Detail As Well As the Big Picture

21

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Time to Think

21

4.9

Key Points

22

5

Logical Thinking

23

5.1

Left-Brain Thinking

23

5.2

Right Brain Thinking

24

5.3

Managerial Thinking

24

5.4
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