Adaptive Thinking: How High-Performers Think When It Matters Most | Nick Wignall
It involves the ability to recognize unexpected situations, quickly consider various possible responses, and decide on the best one.
It means performing well at the highest levels, by having the ability not only to think well but to think flexibly and quickly.
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Is the ability to generate many ideas or solutions from a single idea or piece of information.
It’s thought to be one of, if not the most, important factor in creativity.
Is the ability to take many pieces of information or data and generate one solution.
It is largely taught and encouraged in schools and workplaces.
During WWII, the U.S. military realized that if fighter pilots didn't get sleep, their poor decisions had dire consequences. Their mishaps included errors that resulted in their being shot down--or...
Most people see "pressure situations" as threatening, and that makes them perform even less well.
But, "when you see the ...
Is this high-pressure situation a good opportunity? Sure. Is it the only opportunity you will ever have for the rest of your life? Probably not.
Before an interview or a big meeting, give yourself a pep talk: "I will have other interviews" (or presentations or sales calls).
Instead of worrying about the outcome, worry about the task at hand.
That means developing tunnel vision. When you keep your eye on the task at hand (and only the task at hand), all you can see is the concrete steps necessary to excel.