Life Skills

Minds Maps as Thinking Tools

Minds Maps as Thinking Tools

People need tools to develop their skills. A Mind map is a great thinking tool introduced by Tony Buzan, English author and educational consultant.

Fishbone for Problem Solving

Fishbone for Problem Solving

One of the common things between us all as human beings is that we all face problem. What’s uncommon is our strategies in dealing with our problems. While some people would feel blocked, frustrated, angry and might even go to the extreme of feeling depressed, others don’t. The way we deal with our day-to-day problems has a great impact on the level of life we live. The fishbone technique is one of the thinking tools I use to deal with the problems I encounter. It requires a sheet of paper and a pen and 4 easy steps:

The 6 Thinking Hats

The 6 Thinking Hats

How to think? From where to start? Questions my middle-aged students tend to ask when invited to ‘Think’. Edward de Bono, a Maltese physician, psychologist, author, inventor and consultant, wrote several books on the teaching of thinking. In his ‘Six Thinking Hats’ book he offered six lenses to wear while considering a topic. In this video I offer, in brief, a summary of the 6 hats as a tool we can use to better think.

8 Simple Steps to Become a Better Communicator

8 Simple Steps to Become a Better Communicator

One of the fundamental skills we need to develop as social creatures are our Communication Skills. Many people think that communication is about speaking, while communication is a process between two parties, hence it includes both speaking and listening.

Life Skills Introduction

Life Skills Introduction

As an Educator, a Trainer, a Leader and a Personal Coach I constantly meet people who have a lot to share and give and yet they keep it for themselves, due to a lack of skills.