The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking - Deepstash
Understand Deeply

Don't face complex issues head-on; first understand simple ideas deeply. Clear the clutter and expose what's really important. Be brutally honest about what you know and don't know.

...

131

STASHED IN:

514

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking

The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking

by Edward B. Burger

STASHED IN:

0 Comments

Bruce Lee

"I fear not the man who has practiced 10,000 kicks once, but I fear the man who has practiced one kick 10,000 times."

131

STASHED IN:

469

Make Mistakes

Fail to succeed. Intentionally get it wrong to inevitably get it even more right. Mistakes are great teachers -they highlight unforeseen opportunities and holes in your understanding.

91

STASHED IN:

473

Eleanor Roosevelt

“Learn from the mistakes of others. You can’t live long enough to make them all yourself.”

146

STASHED IN:

510

Raise Questions

Never pretend to know more than you do. Don’t build on ambiguity and ignorance. When you don’t know something, admit it as quickly as possible and immediately take action — ask a question.

75

STASHED IN:

476

Socrates

“One thing only I know, and that is that I know nothing.”

106

STASHED IN:

455

Neil deGrasse Tyson

"We spend the first year of a child's life teaching it to walk and talk and the rest of its life to shut up and sit down. There's someth...

111

STASHED IN:

464

Follow the Flow of Ideas

Look back to see where ideas came from and then look ahead to discover where those ideas may lead. A new idea is a beginning, not an end. Ideas are rare – milk them. Following the ...

52

STASHED IN:

444

Sir Isaac Newton

Sir Isaac Newton was asked how he discovered the law of gravity. He replied,

"By thinking about it all the time."

87

STASHED IN:

441

Change

You can always improve, grow, and extract more out of your education, yourself, and the way you live your life.

Change is the universal constant that allows you to get the most out o...

77

STASHED IN:

445

Eric Hoffer

“In a world of change, the learners shall inherit the earth, while the learned shall find themselves perfectly suited for a world that no longer exists.”

76

STASHED IN:

441

Deepstash helps you become inspired, wiser and productive, through bite-sized ideas from the best articles, books and videos out there.

GET THE APP: