Critical Thinking: Path to True Business Intelligence?

March 19, 2014
Hosted by Bonnie D. Graham

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Today’s buzz: Thinking. According to “The 10 Skills That Will Get You Hired In 2013” (, Dec. 10, 2012), the top four skills required for 9 of the top 10 most in-demand jobs were critical thinking, complex problem solving, judgment and decision-making, and active listening. Pop quiz: If you apply for a “hot” new job today and are asked to honestly rate your proficiency in these skills, do you know enough about the definition of critical thinking to respond? The experts speak. Dr. Mark Battersby, Professor: “The first step in critical thinking is ‘logical self-defense’—learning not to be taken in by bad but persuasive arguments.” Dr. Sharon Bailin, Professor: “Critical thinking is more than logical self-defense. It involves coming to a reasonable decision based on a careful evaluation of relevant reasons and data.” Deepa Sankar, SAP: “Analytics is not just about numbers. Look beyond those numbers.” Join us for Critical Thinking: Path to True Business Intelligence?

Technology Revolution: The Future of Now

Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific/11 AM Eastern Time on VoiceAmerica Business Channel

Technology in many shapes, forms, and devices is already shaping nearly every aspect of your life. How? On your smart phone and tablet with thousands of apps to enhance your work and daily living. On streaming media that lets you watch TV and movies anytime anywhere. On social media where your voice is instantly amplified to reach the world. Think you’ve seen it all? Not! There’s more to come and you’re part of making it happen – right now. Join host Bonnie D. Graham as she speaks with future-focused visionaries on Technology Revolution: The Future of Now, broadcasting live every Wednesday at 8 AM Pacific Time/11 AM Eastern Time, on the Business Channel.

Bonnie D. Graham

Bonnie D. Graham has been producing and hosting live talk radio since 1998. In 2011, working at the enterprise software leader SAP, she successfully created, produced and hosted the weekly “Coffee Break with Game-Changers” business thought leadership roundtable radio series. Over the next eight years, she developed 45 additional series that attracted millions of listeners around the world. Since becoming an independent broadcaster in 2019, she has also been engaged by other global enterprises to develop and host their radio and podcast series. What powers Bonnie’s passion for radio? She “loves speaking with smart people!”

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