Creative Thinking

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Critical Thinking Critical thinking can be defined in a numerous ways, but all the definitions agree that critical thinking is definitely thinking about thinking. Webster’s dictionary defines it as the mental process of actively and skillfully conceptualizing, applying, analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating information to reach an answer or conclusion. It is important to understand critical thinking as well as be able to think critically when managing a business. Being able to think critically in an effective manner will consequently help you run your business more efficiently. Being able to think about things critically is important, however, to do so you must be willing to work at it. What I mean is that your brain has set up barriers to protect your ego by not letting you think about things that will challenge your ego. This is called enculturation, your ability to think about ideas that challenge your basic values and preferences will determine just how enculturated you are. For example, I grew up in Texas and went to Christian church, as do most people from this area. So people in this area for the most part believe in the bible and Christian beliefs, therefore, when these people’s beliefs are challenged by

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