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Stand Up and Move

Stand Up and Move

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.

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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.

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 environmen...

We have a ‘thinking’ system and a ‘doing’ system – and we’re generally only capable of using one at a time.

  • Thinking requires Diverging(trying to come up with as many ideas as possible).
  • Doing requires Converging (evaluating ideas and figure out which ones are best).

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