"The person who knows 'how' will always have a job. The person who knows 'why' will always be his boss." - unknown
Critical thinking skills today require us to know how and why. We may never have the complete picture in any situation but it is always up to us to question assumptions, get more information and distinguish facts from feelings before making decisions or perhaps even before opening our mouths!
Carol Dweck researches “growth mindset” — the idea that we can grow our brain's capacity to learn and to solve problems. In this talk, she describes two ways to think about a problem that’s slightly too hard for you to solve. Are you not smart enough to solve it … or have you just not solved it yet? A great introduction to this influential field.