Descrição do produto
This guidebook addresses one of the most critical yet seldom taught skills. Reasoning skills help us make sense of the world, including how to better make decisions, tackle opportunities, evaluate claims, and solve problems. Interwoven within the book’s five sections – Perception & Mindset, Decision Making, Creative Thinking, Analyzing Arguments, and Mastering Logic – reader’s will discover 50 reasoning tips that summarize the common themes behind classic reasoning problems and situations. Appendixes contain summaries of fallacious reasoning, analogies, trade-offs, and a review of critical reading skills. A wealth of examples, charts, and insightful problems makes The Little Blue Reasoning Book an invaluable guide for any individual wanting to further sharpen his or her thinking skills.
Enjoy the benefits of your own self-paced reasoning course:
*Gain insights into the four classic mindsets and how each influences one’s outlook.
*Make better decisions by framing problems with quantitative tools.
*Employ creative thinking to bypass “roadblocks” and unlock novel solutions.
*Evaluate claims by challenging the strength of key assumptions.
*Use logic to break down arguments in a clear, easy-to-understand manner.
*Review the 10 classic trade-offs to speed recognition of core issues.
*Read with added clarity, whether your goal involves pleasure or profit.
Sobre o Autor
Brandon Royal is an award-winning educational author who honed his theories of teaching and education while working in Hong Kong for US-based Kaplan Educational Centers - a Washington Post subsidiary and the oldest and largest test-preparation organization in the world. A graduate of the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business, his interest in writing began after completing fiction and scriptwriting courses at Harvard University. Since then he has authored several books and written across a diverse spectrum of genres, penning fiction, nonfiction, short stories, essays, news articles, speeches, poetry, and personal quotations. His coauthored biography, Bars of Steel, was reviewed in Time Asia magazine and was a finalist in the 2008 National Best Books Awards.