FOLLOW Burnout is related to what we can't control
Burnout, the condition
when work makes us mentally, emotionally and physically drained, is not necessarily due to working long, stressful hours.
Burnout is not an issue with people working on their own startup or doing things they love, as they are not dancing to the tune of the deadlines imposed by others, but doing what they want to do, for themselves.
Burnout happens when things are not in our control.
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FOLLOW Metacognition Metacognition means “thinking about thinking” or “knowing about knowing.” The word “metacognition” means “above cognition”.
It’s translate into being aware of your own awar...
Components that make up metacognition Metacognitive knowledge: What you know about yourself and others in terms of thinking and learning processes. Metacognitive regulation: The methods you use to control your learning. Metacognitive experiences: The thoughts and feelings you have during your learning process. Metacognitive knowledge categories Declarative knowledge: the knowledge you have about your learning style and about what the factors that influence you. Procedural knowledge: what you know about learning in general - strategies you found or that you have already applied. Conditional knowledge: it refers to knowing when and why you should use declarative and procedural knowledge. FOLLOW Convergent and divergent thinking Convergent thinking. When we want to solve a problem, we tend to look for useful facts to guide us to the correct answer. This type of thinking works well when the problem i... Divergent thinking and playfulness Research found that divergent thinking is linked to playfulness and creativity.
Children who play more tend to display curiosity, persistence, nonconformity, and a willingness to take risks. These are important characteristics for innovative solutions.
Divergent thinking can be practiced Mind mapping helps your brain work by association. Start in the centre and add notes, connecting branches together. Brainstorming. Generate as many ideas as possible. Free writing. Focus on the question and write without stopping for a specified time. Journaling. It helps to clarify your thinking while producing new ideas. Art. Doodling, painting, creating graphs and illustrations will help you think outside the box. Role playing. Putting yourself in the shoes of a different character is a good way to practice divergent thinking. FOLLOW Prospective Hindsight
After a project ends, team members often reflect on what worked, and what did not, something known as post-mortem documentation.
What is often overlooked is a
pre-mortem exercise ... Optimism Bias And Temporal Discounting Optimism Bias is when we are sure about the success of a certain project or venture and do not take into account the scenarios of failure. Temporal Discounting is a cognitive error where we make decisions taking into account the present condition, and not bothering about any future consequences. Having A Pre-Mortem Meeting
Just one ‘Pre-Mortem’ meeting at the beginning of the project can uncover
many blind spots, recalibrating the mindset of all the team members.
Anticipating the future also fosters
honest and open communication, and quells any fear. Deepstash is better on the app. Discover new ideas and get inspired daily. GET THE APP SIGN IN