Critical thinking

How to select the right medicines in a hurry

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Principle of persistence says, try once more, don't give up. But would you try the same way next time? Is there any other option? This is Principle of exploration. We always search for more options when in a bind. Some option stays invisible. It is our job to bring it to light and use it...

Problem solving Principle of focus and Principle of defocus

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It is recognized all around that without intense focus on a single objective you cannot achieve big. In every area of activity and thought intense focus has the potential to create extraordinary results. Focus is everything, or is it? What if your objective is not fulfilled and your world without a back up plan crashes down?...

Principle of positivity provided the all important push

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Just then you are surprised by a light tap on your right shoulder. Turning around you face a woman. She asks you in a low voice with barely suppressed anxiety, “Is there any other shorter route to Howrah Station?” You sense an underlying problem of serious nature...

Playing cricket is somewhat like living life, at least in the area of Zero Based Problem Solving

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It was the post match analysis that caught my attention, but for a different reason now. The expert analyst was explaining, “For batsmen, concentration is important. For a single ball, you lose concentration and you are OUT. But the same goes for the bowler too. Look at how he bowled the last over...”

How to convert a mishap to a blessing using principle of hidden opportunity

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I always thought till sometime back - mishaps and really bad things would happen around me and NEVER to me. You also would have thought so. Till the first misfortune struck. And then other misfortunes followed. You feel cornered and deeply depressed. Know for sure that dark days will end and strangely, you would one day find unexpected opportunities spring up out of the misfortune that caused you so much trouble...

Dimension analysis of Sharing principle applied to modern life

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We live in a world of shared resources that can be analyzed at least at four dimensions. At the dimension of spread of space global sharing happens to hold highest potential at first glance, whereas sharing at the dimension of time and cross-domain sharing hold potential for most innovative solutions...

Problem solving personal rules

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Personal problem solving rules are great aids in quick and assured real-life problem solving. In our routine decision making we use many generally known problem solving rules. But in some special occasions you solve a particularly difficult problem by analyzing and forming a special personal problem solving rule...

Use of problem solving rules

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Highly efficient problem solving special rules are created from successful problem solving experiences.

During our lives we create useful rules that we have found to work well for us. Some of these rules are known to most people around, but when we believe in such a rule, we own it for personal use more effectively...

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