Did you know that problem solving is one of the three most sought-after skill sets among job recruiters, along with critical thinking and decision making? But we live in a fast-paced world where we consume a massive quantity of information but often fail to process. Or, in other words, we get stuck on the surface and fail to go deep enough to come up with solutions to complex problems.
So how do we raise problem solvers? We tackle that question in today’s episode.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
- Why problem-solving is a vital skill
- Specific ways in which our culture erodes problem-solving
- Why encouraging questions is a good strategy, even if you do not know all the answers
- How to utilize family dinner to strengthen problem-solving skills
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