Stashing since Nov 11, 2020
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Clutter can be defined as anything that keeps us from living the life we are meant to lead, anything that stops us from our accomplishments and the true joy of living.
We clutter everything. Our homes, cars, storage compartments, offices, phones, and even our minds are filled with more clutter than we can possibly manage.
Having a systematic approach to how you deal with problems, as opposed to just going by gut and feelings, can make a big difference in how you creatively find answers to your obstacles.
For most types of work you can increase your productivity by increasing the intensity of your work. No more watercooler chats or lingering over emails.
Some productivity systems admit that we can get more done within the same time. But scheduling every moment of your working day takes extra effort.
It is then essential to understand that no one thinks independently. We all suffer from some degree of blindness.
The matrix consists of a square divided into 4 quadrants:
Recent research describes multitasking as paying insufficient attention to multiple things at once.
Another new study found it is even worse than that - it prevents people from remembering what they've done and seen, especially is they move from screen to screen.
Logic is fundamental to most of humanity’s knowledge, but there are common fallacies in logic and reasoning, errors of judgement which happen due to:
Most people overlook the effect that people have when someone is observing them. There is a difference in the behaviour of people, animals and atoms when they are being observed.
Though it is not a universal effect, observing living things does change them, and in the case of atoms, it can result in unpredictable behaviour.
For futurologists, the modern social-scientific line of thought that speculates on the future, what the future holds can be predicted by what we see now.
We do not know what will happen in the future, but the past can paint a picture. In 1903, the Wright brothers invented the plane, but it took over 50 years before the first planes were commercialised.