The Most Valuable Skill In Difficult Times Is Lateral Thinking—Here’s How To Do It
All narratives are about a very small number of basic plots, namely: Quest, voyage and return, rebirth, comedy, tragedy, overcoming the monster, rags to riches. And they apply to more than just fiction writers.
Consider which plot currently underpins your business and rewrite the future. Many leaders unconsciously follow a "tragedy" plot in times of crisis, but reframing your struggles as "voyage and return," you may experience a strategic shift that an exercise in lateral thinking helps you to achieve.
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Money is not a fixed entity. It is a complex of data points, challenges, and opportunities you encounter and have feelings about. Your decisions about money affect your emotions and behavio...
The most important emotions about money to become aware of are fear, guilt, and shame. Without awareness, these emotions will interfere with your rational thinking.
Other emotions that influence your handling of money include envy, greed, and over-excitement.
Mental health problems can have a significant effect on your finances.
But to get better at identifying patterns and prevent errors in the first stage, we need to develop our lateral thinking.