Are you losing your capacity to think critically?

If you agree lost focus, and short attention spans might not be the best path … this post by David McLean on critical thinking is well worth your investment of time.

I’ve been harping on about how living in this time-poor, always switched on, disruptive and competitive world, is sapping our capacity for focus, attention and for us to be more mindful and to think critically rather than allowing a shortened attention span to cause us to miss meaning, lose clarity and result in less personal growth and professional learning.

That all might sound grim (because it is … or could be).

However, the article that provided the below ‘cheatsheet’ (I don’t personally like that label, but that’s a topic for another post) is well worth a read and your consideration.

Here’s the link again.

The Ultimate Cheatsheet for Critical Thinking

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