You may be a father or mother, Brother or sister , you may be a working professional or may be self-employed, you may be a job seeker or may be a house wife , you may be young or old reading this but you undoubtedly have numerous skills to do your job. However, one skill surpasses and affects all others. That skill is the ability to think and act. Your thinking and action are the two most important things to solve any problem. These impact every situation you face, perhaps making the ability to think well the most beneficial and practical skill you can possess.
The best way to enhance the ability to think is small talk to self and being self-critic. It help to direct your thinking in more focused way. I repeatedly put emphasis on the concept that, nobody else than you know you better than anybody. You are the best chef of the food you are cooking in your mind.
How to be you own critic – You need to question your own judgments or action that you are going to take. There is not good or bad thinking .Every thinking has some bases and influential factors .The result depends upon the process you followed to arrive at a conclusion. Nobody can stop the firm resolve of any soul. There are various kinds of persons. Some think and don’t act, some act but put less time on planning. The best is think thousands times before making your decisions and once you decided just stick to it .You need to know what are your core drivers and factors that can lead to a good feedbacks or bad failures ,which are not desirable or expected .
How to maneuver mind strategies – You add value to your thinking process by asking questions to critique your own thinking. It will give to options to see the other faces of the problem. I found when one applies certain strategies in a process to improve your thinking. These strategies that recommend are not a principle of rocket science, I am sure that some of you already know about these.
- You must have clear about your thing rather vague thinking.
- You focus must be focused – by this I just want to put emphasis that you need to focus on what is relevant.
- We have already discussed in previous blog the how to formulate effective question results you effective information which is precise and relevant to issue .it will help in forming a better solution to a problem.
- Diverge and converge – this lets you to find out various alternative views and then converges to a statement which is most suitable and explanatory to understand the concept, describe a problem or form a solution .
- SWOT analysis by this one can view situation in strength – weakness- opportunities & threats .One can enlists pointwise against each of the heads. I found this tool is beneficial in any kind of situations .
- STAR analysis, this acronym stood for –situation – task –action- resolution. This is another tool that decision maker use to find the resolution of an issue and action .The heads are self-explanatory .
Applying each of these strategies to your thinking will help improve it in specific ways