Who says daydreaming is a waste of time? New research says: No by Suf Alkhaldi

I used to think that daydreaming is the ultimate waste of time. During graduate school, I found that very few people think while they are sitting at their desks.  I was one of these people who spent most of my time thinking and drifting away in different directions. For a while, I thought I might… Read More

What do you think? Is private college education worth it? Warren Buffett says: No! by Suf Alkhaldi

Is it worth going to a private college?  Recently, when I was attending the Berkshire Hathaway Shareholders’ meeting, one future college student asked Warren Buffett about the value of going to a private business school. The student indicated that private school tuition now (2015) is around 60K per year.  Buffett quickly answered without any hesitation and… Read More

Critical thinking and the art of avoiding mistakes by Suf Alkhaldi

As my interest in critical thinking has grown through the years, I have accumulated lots of notes on avoiding thinking errors. I am now convinced that using critical thinking (or what can be called lessons learned) leads to many sound decisions.  As I wrote in my last post, I try to avoid thinking biases or errors… Read More

How to avoid thinking biases? by Suf Alkhaldi

Thinking biases are a common way to make a lot of judgment mistakes. We need to pay attention to them in order to avoid them. I recently read a book about thinking called The Art of Thinking Clearly written by Rolf Dobelli [1]. Although the writing is a little bit ambiguous, the book is filled with… Read More