Tag: Problem Solving

Scholar Skill – Playing Games with Your Money

I hate money.  I hate that I need Money.  I hate that I have to work for it… I hate managing it. On the other hand, I love games.  Not just any games though… the real “grindy”  treadmill games, that take days and months to progress through.  If only my budget was a game like

Food for Thought – Take the Smallest Step

I can get overwhelmed by my own perception of the size of a problem I am facing, or the challenges presented by the goals I am shooting for.  Staring down along, hard road can cause me to freeze up.  I start to second guess my chosen path, my plan of action, and even my motivation.

Food for Thought – Failure

Failing is something that gets a lot of attention these days.  Simple adages like "fail fast" and "failure is the first step"  float around in business school lectures and on meme's all over the internet.  In my opinion this obsession with failure tends to gloss over a key point.  Failure is a transition, it is

Scholar Skill: Introduction to Critical Thinking

Above all else, to develop scholar skills we have to be capable of critical thinking.  This article is an introduction to the core concepts of critical thinking and will give you the initial tools you need to start expanding ability to think critically.

Food for Thought: Thrashing

One of the most awe inspiring things on the planet is a Great White Shark pursuing and attacking its prey.   Their massive power and relentlessly thrashing once they have latched onto a meal is legendary.  The ferocity of these creatures is so memorizing it led to the creation of Discovery Channels show: Shark Week.

Food for Thought: The Problem with Problems

The problem with problems is that we think we can eliminate them from our lives.  This is just plain wrong.  We are always going to have some kind of problem or another happening either to us, or around us.  It is a fool's errand to think we can solve, or prevent, all the problems.  What