Yet, critical thinking is a crucial skill that has to be refined.
Think how Warren Buffett or Ray Dalio can consistently beat the market.
" "Where do you think we might find more information to solve this problem? Taking a moment to form hypotheses during play is a critical thinking exercise that helps develop skills.
Try asking your child, "If we do this, what do you think will happen?
A researcher in the 1960's by the name of Walter Mischel, then at Stanford University and now at Columbia, studied self-control in young children.
Working individually with four-year-olds in a laboratory setting, he put one marshmallow in front of each child.Antifragile: Things That Gain From Disorder helped me learn to see the beauty in the chaos.As a Type-A personality, I’m often in a position where I stress out about things that I can’t control." or "Let's predict what we think will happen next." Encourage thinking in new and different ways.By allowing children to think differently, you're helping them hone their creative problem solving skills.If you’re reading this you probably already have lots of stuff on your plate.I know well how hard it can be to find a balance between your daily tasks and personal development.Ask questions like, "What other ideas could we try?" or encourage your child to generate options by saying, "Let’s think of all the possible solutions." Of course, there are situations where you as a parent need to step in.This gives your child a chance to reflect on her response and perhaps refine, rather than responding with her very first gut reaction. Instead, try counting to 120, or even longer, and observe what your child is doing before stepping in.As challenging as it may be, avoid completing or doing the task for your child.