Power Thinker -Assessment and Developmental Plan
Most of us are not what we could be. We are less. We have great capacity. But most of it is dormant; most is undeveloped. Improvement in thinking is like improvement in basketball, in ballet, or in playing the saxophone. It is unlikely to take place in the absence of a conscious commitment to learn. As long as we take our thinking for granted, we don’t do the work required for improvement.
Most people were never formally taught thinking skills. As a result leaders and entrepreneurs are trying to succeed using thinking patterns developed before they were twelve years old to reach decision and solve problems.
Power Thinking offers the information required to evaluate current thinking proficiencies, determine areas for improvement, and enhance standardized assessment measure that enable you to determine your abilities in the cognitive domains found to be crucial to being an outstanding leader and entrepreneur.
I believe that powerful thinking can be taught and that most, if not all, people can learn how to do it. It involves accepting new principles and taking simple actions repeatedly until they become an ingrained part of the thinking process. Once leaders have developed their thinking competencies, they will have the ability to apply the strategies shown to be the most conductive to reaching sound decisions more quickly, solving problems more effectively, and thinking more creatively. They will also be better prepared to Identify and strategically confront the issues that are most important to the current and future well-being of their organizations.
What is a Power Thinker?
The term Power Thinker describes the skill levels that exemplary leaders possess and regularly use in the performance of their responsibilities. It connotes not only the high level of proficiency they have in the area of thinking but also the manner in which they employ cognitive strategies in their actions as leaders
Power thinkers possess exceptional ability in the three major thinking domains of reasoning, insight, and self-knowledge and are highly skilled in the internal and external processes that constitute them