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problem-solving

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  • I would drink a few doses of irresponsibility, position myself less as a problem-solving machine and give myself permission to relax, to think about the abstract, to reflect on the mysteries that surround me.

    Dreamseller: The Calling

  • And just as we recognize that problem-solving is practical, we must acknowledge that discovering opportunity is pragmatic.

    Michael Roth: Midnight in America: Renewing the Pantheon

  • Julie Kowal and Joe Ableidinger in a recent publication on school turnaround efforts, struck similar points -- that leaders cannot accomplish change alone, but instead must rely on the work of others, and that the most effective leaders use "a consistent combination of motivating and maneuvering tactics" to communicate vision, and success and that discussions with stakeholders must move away from "excuse making and blaming to problem-solving."

    Sean Slade: School Reform by Making a Headline or by Reading the Book?

  • That a GM learns to arbitrate fairly and well, in the same way that the players learn to work together, apply creativity and complexity to their problem-solving, and that everyone works together to co-create an excellent tale is the actual goal.

    Player Empowerment or Player Entitlement? « Geek Related

  • It may be informal but using the arts to teach science or teaching it outside the classroom, such as in a museum, is the type of hands-on, inquiry-based learning that prompts creativity and improves reasoning and problem-solving skills.

    Mickey Hart: There's a Fire on the Mountain

  • We are finding that so-called democratic decentralisation is not usually conducive to local problem-solving, and not just because it is seldom fully implemented.

    Time to avoid the dictatorship v democracy debate in Africa | David Booth

  • At sub-national levels, the key difference is between arrangements that permit some local problem-solving and those that don't.

    Time to avoid the dictatorship v democracy debate in Africa | David Booth

  • Fluid intelligence is the capacity to think independently of acquired knowledge to apply logic to problem-solving.

    Finding work: a guide for the over-40s

  • Other studies have found that employees are more productive when they're allowed to engage in "Internet leisure browsing" and that people unable to concentrate due to severe brain damage actually score above average on various problem-solving tasks.

    Bother Me, I'm Thinking

  • The arts are the brain and heart of a proper education because they engender quality thinking, individuality and problem-solving expertise.

    Terence Clarke: Young At Art in San Francisco

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