The most undervalued skill? Lateral thinking.
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These 2 ways of thinking are complementary.
But to get better at identifying patterns and prevent errors in the first stage, we need to develop our lateral thinking.
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Human beings tend to have two kinds of conflicting mindsets:
Our Higher Mind and the Primitive Mind always have a tug-of-war like conflict. The degree of the conflict can be placed in a spectrum, which is called a Psych Spectrum.
If the Higher mind is in control, we are placed higher in the Psych Spectrum and have the Primitive Mind under check. If we are placed at a lower degree in the Psych Spectrum, then the Primitive Mind is under control.
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