Rigid Thinking

Rigid Thinking

The speed of technological and cultural development is requiring us to embrace types of thinking besides the rational, logical style of analysis that tends to be emphasized in our society.

The less rigid we are in our thinking, the more open-minded, creative and innovative we become.

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Elastic Thinking

It is the capacity to be flexible, to embrace ambiguity, contradiction, and unconventional mindsets.

It is the ability to abandon our 'marriage' to our beliefs and assumptions, opening ourselves to new paradigms.

Explore The New

Elastic thinking is the way to cutting edge innovation, future visions, science fiction gems, and other great new ideas.

Our tendency to explore and learn has always created something new in the world.

Frozen thinking

It occurs when you have a fixed orientation to approach a problem.

Many experts are frozen thinkers and cannot see beyond their mastered fields, often leading to embarrassing results.

Develop Elastic Thinking
  • Develop a 'little kid's eye' to see and question situations.
  • Go and seek what challenges your beliefs.
  • Recognize diversity.
  • Generate lots of ideas and don’t be bothered that they will mostly be bad eggs.
  • Develop positivity.
  • Don't be overly analytical.

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Commitment In Relationships

Society and people’s needs are changing, and individuality is a big part of our growth process and who we are. For those who are looking for more profound connections, commitment is necessary to keep relationships stable in the face of its dynamism.

In its core commitment means making something strong and healthy. 

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Attention is a limited resource. Paying attention to one thing necessarily comes at the expense of another.

We cannot allocate our attention to multiple things at once and expect it to function at the same level as it would were we to focus on just one activity.

With it's lighting fast reactions, System One is present in almost every common situation. It's actions are sometimes unstoppable and can be trained to steal tasks from the second System.


Depending on the complexity, here are some tasks that System One makes:

  • Solves simple math like 2+2
  • Recognizes a good chess move (if you are a chess expert)
  • Reads words on big ads
  • Drives the car on a empty road
  • Makes you look in the direction of a sound
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Thinking, Fast and Slow

by Daniel Kahneman

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