"Curiosity is the wick in the candle of learning." - William Arthur Ward
Joined Nov 15, 2020
Most job postings nowadays require skill sets related to problem-solving, making it a sought-after ability that job candidates love to put in their resumes. Finding solutions is where the big money is.
Yet we design our lives in a way that is counterintuitive to problem solving.
We are always in production mode, always working, available and doing something. Our mental resources are depleted most of the time, making us ineffective in solving problems.
In 1976, Italian economist Carlo M Cipolla defined the laws as follows:
A psychological study on joint decisions has an interesting observation about making asking someone out for dinner or any other plan.
If you are inviting someone, let them decide the place, but if you are asked by someone where you want to go for dinner, always state a clear choice.
Critical thinking is described as a mode of thinking where the thinker improves the quality of their thinking by skillfully analyzing, assessing, and reconstructing it.
Another definition describes critical thinking as a way to examine assumptions, discern hidden values, evaluate evidence, and judge conclusions.
Immersion is more effective and faster for learning a language than sitting in a class.
However, most people make some key mistakes when trying to learn a language while travelling.
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