The Thinking Mindset vs. The Doing Mindset: Pick One (And Only One)
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Physical and mental distance influence the way you think about things. Distance engages the thinking system.
Your workplace environment is strongly associated with getting things done. In order to engage a thinking mindset, spend time working in another place. Change your environment, and you will change the way you think.
The modern workplace revolves around sitting.
The seated posture reinforces the activation of a thinking mindset.
If you need to jumpstart your doing mindset, get moving. Stand up. Walk around your workspace. By getting up and moving, you get into a converging, action-oriented mode on.
The proximity of a deadline can also activate different systems: the closer the deadline, the more your “doing” mindset is activated.
Change your deadlines to get into convergence, the doing mindset.
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