A negative mind will never give you a positive mind.
Nov 11, 2020
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The Agile prioritization techniques help us break tasks into tiny subtasks and then rank them from top priority to least priority.
Clear thinking is essential for every aspect of life, yet many of us have not really learnt how to think and make safe judgments under pressure.
When you learn to think like a detective, you can gain an advantage in the following areas:
You don't need to master every detail of every subject to become a world-class thinker.
If you can master the fundamentals of each discipline, then you can develop a remarkably accurate and useful picture of life.
We make decisions throughout life. Some decisions are big and affect our lives for years or even decades.
A big decision is so significant because it is rare. You don't get an opportunity to learn from your mistakes. This makes it important to learn from others who have been there before.
Reading fictional tales with diverse characters makes a reader more tolerant and open-minded towards marginalized groups.
Young readers are less discriminating and more inclusive towards others who come from a different socio-economic background or look different than them.
Some researchers think this effect comes from our need to reconcile us doing someone a favor and us not liking that person, so we assume that we like them.
Other researchers think that the one being asked for help senses that the one asking wants to get friendly with them and in turn reciprocates the liking.
In the era where information can be easily accessed by almost everyone, the brain becomes less sharp because we don't use it to find or create solutions anymore.
The brain then gets discontented whenever we can't figure out an answer to our questions in an instant. It chooses to move away from the problem instead of trying to solve it.