Holiday gift season is coming up… give the gift of thinking! Easy? Give the book, which you can find on Amazon at this link: https://www.amazon.com/Help-have-think-approach-challenges/dp/1517595533 Want to do something more? Contact me to arrange a one-on-one session to help you, your friend or family member think through some complex problem.
If you want to learn to ask questions, read Help! I have to think! The method this book teaches begins with Questions!
“I cannot teach anybody anything. I can only make them think.” — Socrates Socrates might have a bit of trouble these days! If you would like to learn an approach to thinking, which Socrates would quite possibly like, check out the book “Help! I Have to Think! An approach to working through life’s big challenges”!
As 2015 draws to a close, I want to wish everyone who reads this all the best for 2016. Keep thinking! The IBIS method, as described in Help! I Have to Think!, can be applied to the thinking which accompanies dialogue and discussion. My teacher and mentor on the IBIS method, Jeff Conklin, wrote a […]
Help! I have to think! will take you through a foundation for critical or analytical thinking. Moving beyond the basic level of thinking will require more analysis than the book about the foundation describes. Because of how our brains work, there are thinking tendencies that may lead us astray. The technical term for these […]
Learning to use the IBIS* method to think may also help you with listening. Because it helps you listen to understand, by giving you a simple structure into which to put the things you are hearing. *IBIS = Issue Based Information System
Something a little lighter — about the value of supporting arguments! Source – Scribendi Inc on Facebook
This is an excellent piece of advice, in my opinion. And it points out the importance of the questions you ask in life!
Compendium is the software I use most often to create IBIS maps. Today I received an email that said (in part): Al Selvin, one of Compendium’s inventors and leaders, passed away suddenly due to heart failure on 10th Oct while out cycling, enjoying one of the activities he loved most. He was 56. This is […]
The box with the books arrived the other day… and today I sat down and signed the copies promised to the people who helped me get it done. Then into bubble envelopes and off to the post office…