We use these concepts and models to think about challenges and opportunities.  Not all are relevant in all contexts, but the consideration forces thinking in detail. With practice, using these concepts, you will become a proficient and creative problem solver. Create solutions, strategies and tactics.  

Uncommon Thinking to Deliver Common Sense

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Circle of Competence
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First Principles Thinking
Second-Order Thinking
Thought Experiments
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Probabilistic Thinking
Causation vs. Correlation
Inversion
Occam’s Razor
Hanlon’s Razor
Analogical Thinking
Divergent Thinking
Red Queen Effect
Subjective vs Objective
Anecdotal vs Empirical
Empathy
Consider Missing Information. Know what you want to achieve
Looking for Alternative Explanations
Compare Both Positive And Negative Characteristics

Books we often reference and recommend

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The Great Mental Models Volume 1: General Thinking Concepts by Shane Parrish

The Great Mental Models Volume 1: General Thinking Concepts

Shane Parrish

The Great Mental Models Volume 2: Physics, Chemistry and Biology by Shane Parrish

The Great Mental Models Volume 2: Physics, Chemistry and Biology

Shane Parrish

The Great Mental Models Volume 3: Systems and Mathematics by Rhiannon Beaubien and Rosie Leizrowice

The Great Mental Models Volume 3: Systems and Mathematics

Rhiannon Beaubien and Rosie Leizrowice

Seeking Wisdom

Seeking Wisdom, From Darwin to Munger

Peter Bevelin

The Opposable Mind: How Successful Leaders Win Through Integrative Thinking by Roger L. Martin

The Opposable Mind

Roger Martin

The Art of Thinking Clearly by Rolf Dobellii

The Art of Thinking Clearly: Better Thinking, Better Decisions

Rolf Dobelli

Thinking, Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Thinking Fast and Slow

Daniel Kahneman