This book addresses the biggest issues facing those readers who are in a learning environment today: dealing with the flood of information in all courses and in the culture in general, and learning the most important information to do well in their endeavors. It shows readers how to become strategic thinkers, thereby enhancing efficiency in decision-making about accessing and processing information. The goal of this book is to help you understand how you can think better, and the topics covered will help you reach that goal. It covers the eight skills necessary to become a strategic thinker: analysis, evaluation, induction, deduction, grouping, synthesis, abstracting, and persuasive expression. A book for anyone who wants to learn to better organize their thoughts and develop more efficient problem-solving techniques.