Is where you edit and tear down the ideas you’ve made. You spot flaws and you edit ruthlessly. This mindset is closed, focused, critical and precise.
The advantage of this flow is that you can make your work a lot better.
The downside is that it can often block you from thinking of new ideas because they get rejected too quickly.
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Read a lot and follow your curiosity. You should never stop investing in yourself.
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Getting stuck is normal. It’s our reaction to it that really matters.
Step aside, find other projects and actively ignore the thing that got you stuck. By doing this, your subconscious creates space for ideas to grow.
It transforms us into “perfectionists”. And that is a form of safety.
We all have ideas and we should practice not rejecting them before giving them a chance.
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Paying attention seems to be linked to effort, since deliberate control of attention take effort.
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Effort could be seen as the opposite of something we do automatically. Effort then is what happens when we try to override an automatic pattern.
Most people have a faulty idea about when they have actually learned something.
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Reading personal development books and articles is extremely valuable. The only problem is when you confuse this with real learning.
Reading a book on exercise doesn't make you fit. Reading an article on time management doesn't make you productive.
We can increase our learning when we understand that reading is like a seed - the ideas you read about have the power to create incredible learning and understanding, but only if you act on it.
Pick a few ideas that you think have the potential to benefit your life most. Then allocate time, energy and resources to practice those ideas.
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