Critical Thinking

The Multifaceted Nature of Intelligence “We are More than a Number!”

By Sylvia Lafair | January 29, 2024 | Comments Off on The Multifaceted Nature of Intelligence “We are More than a Number!”

Summary: Beyond the confines of IQ tests, Intelligence manifests in diverse ways, shaping our understanding of human capabilities. Do you wonder what your IQ would be if the intricacies and nuances that contribute to our cognitive landscape gave you a more reliable core score? Dear Dr Sylvia, My son is in the “slow” group for…

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Learning from Taylor Swift: How Emotional Intelligence Can Empower Meghan Markle and Others

By Sylvia Lafair | December 11, 2023 | Comments Off on Learning from Taylor Swift: How Emotional Intelligence Can Empower Meghan Markle and Others

Summary: Emotional intelligence is a valuable skill that transcends industries and professions. We can learn much from those who navigate fame with grace and authenticity. Here, we explore how Taylor Swift, the globally celebrated pop sensation, shows the importance of emotional intelligence and its impact on personal and professional growth. Dear Dr. Sylvia, I have…

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Game Theory and Conflict: Unraveling the Prisoner’s Dilemma

By Sylvia Lafair | October 25, 2023 | Comments Off on Game Theory and Conflict: Unraveling the Prisoner’s Dilemma

Summary: Game theory is a field in mathematics and economics. It has proven to be a valuable tool for understanding complex conflicts and strategic interactions. We apply “The Prisoner’s Dilemma” to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It sheds light on the challenges and potential solutions in this ongoing struggle for peace. Dear Dr. Sylvia, I know the…

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Systems Thinking Is A Superpower

By Sylvia Lafair | September 7, 2023 | Comments Off on Systems Thinking Is A Superpower

Summary: Here is your gateway to unlocking the profound and transformative world of systems thinking. Interconnectedness is the rule rather than the exception. Thus, the ability to think systematically is a superpower. Here is your roadmap to mastering this indispensable skill. Dear Dr. Sylvia, I am frustrated. For example, it takes time and tons of…

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Mastering Critical Thinking: A Guide for Leaders

By Sylvia Lafair | July 26, 2023 | Comments Off on Mastering Critical Thinking: A Guide for Leaders

Summary: Critical thinking is a fundamental skill for effective leadership. Top leaders think clearly and rationally, analyze and evaluate information, and make sound judgments and decisions. Here is what to know, what matters. Dear Dr. Sylvia, I am a great leader. I’m not bragging. I know what I know. For example, I am great at…

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