Why we overcomplicate things - Deepstash

Bite-sized knowledge

to upgrade

your career

Ideas from books, articles & podcasts.

Why we overcomplicate things

We overcomplicate things at the start because we're scared to make big changes.

We're very complacent and comfortable with our lives at the moment, so instead of doing things that will have a big impact, we spend our time on details that don't matter.

STASHED IN:

860

MORE IDEAS FROM THE SAME ARTICLE

Instead of obsessing about finding the perfect way to start something, leave perfection aside and start anywhere.

The optimization trap is the belief that a few small adjustments have more impact than they actually do. Optimizing little things is usually a way for people to feel like they're doing something meaningful when they're actually avoiding big, scary moves that could truly make a di...

Normally, things aren't as complicated as we want to make them out to be. Most problems have simple solutions. What adds complexity is the way we put into action these solutions.

16 Reactions

Comment

MORE LIKE THIS

created 3 ideas

16

Comment

2.27K reads

created 11 ideas

The Elevator Pitch: All You Need To Know

17

Comment

1.18K reads

It's time to

READ

LIKE

A PRO!

Jump-start your

reading habits

, gather your

knowledge

,

remember what you read

and stay ahead of the crowd!

Takes just 5 minutes a day.


TRY THE DEEPSTASH APP

+2M Installs

4.7 App Score