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How to support what we are doing: https://maaponte.substack.com/ This is Thinking 2 Think the Critical Thinking podcast where we analyze topics such as Civics, History, Culture, Philosophy, Politics, business, and current events through a critical thinkers lens. I am your host, the social studies educator Michael Antonio Aponte also known as Mr. A. About the host: A successful author, motivational speaker, and educator, Michael Antonio Aponte (M.A. Aponte) empowers individuals via critical thinking. He has had a major impact in several industries due to his wide background and experience. He started his work as a Merrill Lynch wealth manager, learning about finance and its effects on us. After his personal and professional success, he became a motivational speaker, encouraging and mentoring individuals from various backgrounds. Aponte works to teach others how to think critically and thoughtfully about life's issues. M.A. Aponte's informative essays on current events, finance, history, and philosophy draw on his expertise and experience. His writings show his intellectual curiosity and passion to exploring world-changing concepts. He writes and teaches to empower people by sharing his knowledge, experiences, and viewpoints. His comments will motivate you to examine, analyze, and accept reasoning, obtaining new insights that can improve the future. Please, subscribe, share, listen, and let's build a critical thinking society together.

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How to support what we are doing: https://maaponte.substack.com/ This is Thinking 2 Think the Critical Thinking podcast where we analyze topics such as Civics, History, Culture, Philosophy, Politics, business, and current events through a critical thinkers lens. I am your host, the social studies educator Michael Antonio Aponte also known as Mr. A. About the host: A successful author, motivational speaker, and educator, Michael Antonio Aponte (M.A. Aponte) empowers individuals via critical thinking. He has had a major impact in several industries due to his wide background and experience. He started his work as a Merrill Lynch wealth manager, learning about finance and its effects on us. After his personal and professional success, he became a motivational speaker, encouraging and mentoring individuals from various backgrounds. Aponte works to teach others how to think critically and thoughtfully about life's issues. M.A. Aponte's informative essays on current events, finance, history, and philosophy draw on his expertise and experience. His writings show his intellectual curiosity and passion to exploring world-changing concepts. He writes and teaches to empower people by sharing his knowledge, experiences, and viewpoints. His comments will motivate you to examine, analyze, and accept reasoning, obtaining new insights that can improve the future. Please, subscribe, share, listen, and let's build a critical thinking society together.

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Episodes

Mastering Relationships: 10 Secrets to Building Strong Bonds

3/3/2024
Discover the keys to building unbreakable bonds with your partners, friends, and colleagues. Explore insightful strategies and practical tips for effective communication, fostering trust, and nurturing meaningful connections. Whether you're navigating personal or professional relationships, this podcast is your ultimate guide to cultivating lasting harmony and understanding. Tune in and unlock the secrets to mastering relationships today! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:20:37

Leadership Unleashed: Ignite Your Potential

2/26/2024
Join us on Thinking 2 Think, where we unravel the mysteries of leadership and personal development. In this episode, we embark on a transformative journey to unleash your inner leader. From cultivating confidence to reaching your full potential, we explore actionable strategies and insightful tips to empower you on your leadership quest. Tune in and discover the keys to becoming the leader you were always meant to be. Give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books! For more information please check out my link at: https://tuttletwins.com/ref/Maponte/ Support the show: https://maaponte.substack.com/ Purchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind on any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pI https://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:14:33

Feeling Stressed? Master These 7 mental health tips and stress relief tips for Inner Peace

2/20/2024
Feeling overwhelmed by stress? Join the Thinking 2 Think crew as we unveil your personal toolkit for cultivating inner peace and navigating life's curveballs with grace. Learn powerful stress-busting techniques like deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, mindfulness meditation, and the power of prayer. Discover the science behind mindfulness and its amazing benefits for reducing anxiety, improving focus, and boosting overall well-being. Unlock your inner Zen Master with bonus tools like visualization, gratitude practice, and the power of connection. This episode is your roadmap to becoming a stress management pro and unlocking your full potential. Tune in, take a deep breath, and embark on your journey to a calmer, happier you! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:10:36

Wealth Building 101: Mastering Financial Literacy & Investing

2/6/2024
Feeling overwhelmed by finances? Fear not, Thinkers! Join M.A.Aponte on this empowering episode on financial literacy. Discover budgeting hacks, investing basics, and essential strategies to build your financial fortress. From conquering debt to automating your defenses, we'll tackle it all with actionable steps and clear explanations. Let's demystify jargon, build confidence, and pave the way to a secure financial future. Remember, you're not alone! Dive in, ask questions, and join the community of financially savvy Thinkers! Give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books! For more information please check out my link at: https://tuttletwins.com/ref/Maponte/ Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:39:34

Border Crossings with a World on Fire: Decoding the Texas Crisis & WW3

2/1/2024
Welcome to "Border Crossings," where we unpack the Texas border crisis, delve into the specter of WW3, and unravel the legal and historical threads that fuel these global hotspots. Join us as we navigate the turbulent waters of international relations, offering insights, analysis, and thought-provoking discussions that redefine the way we understand these critical isissues. We dive deep into the heart of the Texas border crisis, examining the human stories, political dynamics, and legal implications that shape this ongoing saga. From immigration policies to border security, we leave no stone unturned as we strive to shed light on this complex and often misunderstood issue. But that's not all. As tensions escalate on the world stage, we explore the looming specter of WW3 and its potential ramifications for global peace and stability. Drawing on historical precedents and legal frameworks, we analyze the geopolitical chessboard, uncovering the forces at play and offering insights into what the future may hold. Join us as we navigate the intersection of law, history, and politics, providing a platform for critical thinking, informed debate, and constructive dialogue. It's time to go beyond the headlines and dive deep into the issues that shape our world. Give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books! For more information please check out my link at: https://tuttletwins.com/ref/Maponte/ Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:25:58

Public Speaking Masterclass: Ignite Your "Why" & Conquer Stages with 5 Expert Tips (Sinek, Robbins, Cuddy)

1/15/2024
Feeling the public speaking heat? Don't sweat it! M.A.Aponte is here to turn your presentation into a powerful inferno with 5 essential tips from renowned public speaking masters like Simon Sinek, Mel Robbins, & Amy Cuddy. Find your "why" and ignite your passion, harness fear with the 5-Second Rule, stand tall with power poses (and beyond!), and sprinkle in some Seinfeld-worthy humor. Plus, 2 bonus tips on mastering your voice and the magic of silence! Remember, public speaking isn't about being perfect, it's about making a connection. Share your stories, build a community of empowered voices, and let your message set the world on fire! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:09:41

Time Management Made Easy: Guide to Crushing To-Do Lists & Owning Your Days

1/1/2024
Feeling like time is your enemy? This no-nonsense guide for men equips you with proven strategies to tame your schedule, obliterate procrastination, and skyrocket your productivity. Discover life-changing hacks, tactical routines, and insights from the masters of efficiency. Claim your time and crush your goals! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:15:45

Conquer Your Everest: Goal Setting Hacks for Peak Performance

12/26/2023
Feeling lost in the fog of aspirations? This podcast episode equips you with the proven goal-setting strategies to ascend your personal Mount Everest. Define your peak with SMART & SMARTer goals, navigate the treacherous terrain of obstacles & plateaus, and reverse engineer your success by visualizing the summit. Join host Michael Antonio Aponte on this epic journey of self-improvement and build a critical thinking society, one mountain at a time. ️ Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:14:17

The Leadership Toolbox: Discovering Your Unique Approach (Thinking 2 Think)

12/18/2023
Unlock your leadership potential with this exploration of diverse leadership styles! Discover the transformative power of vision, the empowering nature of service, the collaborative spirit, the ability to adapt to change, and the importance of authenticity.Learn from the journeys of iconic leaders like Malala Yousafzai and General Colin Powell, and gain valuable insights for your own leadership development. Subscribe and join the Thinking 2 Think community for more critical thinking and leadership content! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:12:35

Everyday Heroes: Unlocking Your Leadership Potential (Leadership series 2 of 3)

12/11/2023
Do you feel called to lead but think you need a title to make a difference? Think again! Everyday people are making a profound impact in their communities without any formal authority. Thinking 2 Think explores the power of everyday leadership and how you can tap into the incredible potential within yourself. Learn how to cultivate self-awareness, inspire others, navigate challenges, and build a legacy of empowerment. Subscribe and join us on this journey to unleash the leader within! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:20:12

Unlocking Your Leadership Code: MBTI Personalities and Powerful Styles

12/6/2023
Are you a strategic INTJ, a charismatic ENFP, or the practical ISTJ? This bonus episode of "Leadership" dives deep into the fascinating world of MBTI personality types and their impact on leadership styles. Join us as we explore: Whether you're a seasoned leader or just starting out, this episode is your key to unlocking your true leadership potential through the lens of MBTI. Subscribe and unlock your inner leader! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:17:21

Leadership: Mastering Communication, Teams, Delegation, Decisions, & Conflict (Part 1)

12/3/2023
Ready to level up your leadership game? Join us for Part 1 of "Leadership," a powerful 3-part series unpacking the essential qualities that define exceptional leaders. In this episode, we'll delve into: This episode is packed with actionable insights, expert advice, and practical tips to help you become the leader you were meant to be. Subscribe now and unlock your full leadership potential! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:27:15

Social Media's Mind Games: Unmasking the Hidden Manipulations

11/25/2023
In today's hyperconnected world, social media has become an indispensable part of our lives. But behind the seemingly harmless interface lies a sophisticated network of psychological and algorithmic manipulation designed to keep us hooked. Join us as we delve into the captivating world of social media, unraveling the subtle tactics that influence our thoughts, emotions, and behaviors. Explore how social media companies exploit our inherent vulnerabilities to engineer addiction, foster insecurity, and shape our perceptions of reality. Discover strategies to reclaim control over your social media experience and safeguard your mental well-being in the age of digital influence. Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:23:54

Navigate the Future of Work: Avoid AI Replacement & Thrive in the AI-Driven Era

11/20/2023
Help suport the show! Subscribe: https://maaponte.substack.com/ Don't let AI replace you! Subscribe now to gain valuable insights and stay ahead of the curve in the ever-changing world of work. Register at MAAponte.com for upcoming courses, books, and insights that I will only share with members! In today's rapidly evolving world, artificial intelligence (AI) is transforming the landscape of work, leaving many wondering about their future employment prospects. In this insightful episode, we'll delve into the careers most susceptible to AI disruption and uncover the 5 essential skills and knowledge you'll need to thrive in the AI-driven era. Key takeaways: Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:24:05

Mastering Critical Thinking: 4 Quick Tips for Sharp Minds

11/11/2023
In this short and insightful episode, we're sharing four rapid-fire tips to sharpen your critical thinking skills. Whether you're facing a complex problem, making a major decision, or simply looking to enhance your everyday thinking, these quick strategies will empower you to think more effectively, make better choices, and approach challenges with confidence. Tune in for a brief but impactful dose of critical thinking wisdom, and start applying these tips to your life today! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:07:33

Breaking the Chains of Groupthink: Unleashing Your Critical Thinking Potential

11/4/2023
In this eye-opening episode, we delve deep into the world of groupthink, a phenomenon that often lurks beneath the surface of our decision-making processes. Discover the signs that may indicate a groupthink mindset and learn how to break free from its grip. Whether you're a leader in an organization or an individual looking to enhance your critical thinking, this episode provides valuable insights for everyone. Episode Highlights: Unlock your potential for independent, rational decision-making, and take the first step toward making better choices in all aspects of life. Join us on this critical thinking journey, and don't forget to subscribe, like, and share to help others break free from the chains of groupthink. Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:21:02

Intersectionality Progressive Movement: Its ideas and outcomes so far

10/29/2023
In this episode of "Thinking 2 Think," we dive deep into the concept of intersectionality, its roots in critical theory, and its role in progressivism. We explore the benefits and controversies surrounding this framework, addressing topics such as identity politics, oversimplification, practical challenges, potential division, and the quest for universality. Join us in uncovering the complex web. Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:24:40

Israel Palestine Conflict: The Morals, Its History, and the Current Situation.

10/15/2023
Get ready for a podcast that's not just about the headlines; it's about the heart of one of the world's most pressing issues. Join us as we unpack the gripping, real-world drama of the Israel-Palestine Conflict, exploring the moral choices, and modern-day complexities that matter to us all. Think you've heard it all? Think again. Our podcast dives deep into the everyday impact of this age-old struggle and offers fresh, relatable perspectives. We're your bridge between the history books and the evening news, breaking down the conflict's ethical quandaries in a way that's anything but stuffy. We're here to spark your curiosity, make you think, and provide a platform for your own critical reflections. It's your world; make sense of it with us. Don't miss out on this eye-opening exploration of the Israel-Palestine Conflict. Tune in now and let's unravel the story behind the headlines together. Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:52:17

Who is to benefit? The question everyone should ask!

2/22/2021
When you are observing the news or a social media post, when someone is trying to convey a message, ask yourself who is to benefit? This is a term called "Cui Bono" With cui bono, you can find facts or sources of an individuals true intentions. It is also another way to determine your own biases without realizing it because if the information you absorb gives you satisfaction without seeking sources or facts, you have a bias for/against that information. This episode is short but straight to the point! Dedicated to all lovers of Truth! Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:13:05

The 4 Steps to Critical Thinking

2/8/2021
In this episode we discuss the steps of Critical Thinking, dive deeper into each step, and look at examples for each step. The steps are as follows: Support the showPurchase my book on critical thinking: The Logical Mind from any major book store or simply by clicking on the following links: https://a.co/d/jdOm9pIhttps://shop.ingramspark.com/b/084?uZBbvqij7WRGoezaZG6c6L5tcjbl9VZB2vE9UAB9j2b Click here to give your kids or teens the gift of critical thinking with the Tuttle Twins books!

Duration:00:31:32