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Posts by Andy

Imagination

“The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination.” Albert Einstein. The Oxford Dictionary defines imagination as the act or power of forming a mental image of something not present to the senses or never before wholly perceived in reality. It could also be expressed as the ability to think of new and interesting…

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Delegation

“From a young age, I learned to focus on the things I was good at and delegate to others what I was not good at. That’s how Virgin is run. Fantastic people throughout the Virgin Group run our businesses, allowing me to think creatively and strategically.” Richard Branson. Delegation could be thought of as giving…

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Written Communication

“To effectively communicate, we must realize that we are all different in the way we perceive the world and use this understanding as a guide to our communication with others.” Tony Robbins. I’ve been inspiring children to write and teaching them these skills for many years. One of the greatest experiences teaching young children to…

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Decision Making

“Good household decision-making often relies on thinking about your household like a firm.” Emily Oster. Think quick – make a choice now! We have all been in this situation many times before. When we are competent with something, like riding a bike, making a split-second decision can come naturally to us. However, when we are…

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Critical Thinking

“Economists who have studied the relationship between education and economic growth confirm what common sense suggests: The number of college degrees is not nearly as important as how well students develop cognitive skills, such as critical thinking and problem-solving ability.” Derek Bok. Critical thinking could be defined as the process of gathering information and analysing…

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