234: Sharper Critical Thinking for Better Solutions with Mike Figliuolo

Mike Figliuolo ponders on why critical thinking is becoming increasingly important and how to maximize your critical thinking skills.   You'll Learn: Why slowing down will help you better solve problems How to differentiate facts from judgments How to use the 5 “whys” and the 7 “so whats” to think more clearly about causes and effects   About Mike: Mike Figliuolo is the Managing Director of thoughtLEADERS, a consulting and training firm that helps leaders think better. He’s authored numerous books on leadership, thinking, and communication.He graduated from the United States Military Academy at West Point and served as a commissioned officer in the Army. He then joined McKinsey and Company as a management consultant. He later worked at Capital One Financial as Group Manager of Strategy & Analysis and as Director of Specialty Collections. He was responsible for ~$1B in collections, a $125MM budget and the performance of 150 employees. The initiatives his teams put in place delivered over $125MM in value.   View transcript, show notes, and links at http://AwesomeAtYourJob.com/ep234

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