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Phrases You're Using Wrong, Stop Overthinking and Make Smarter Decisions

Phrases You're Using Wrong, Stop Overthinking and Make Smarter Decisions
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How to Embrace the Rule of Reversible Outcomes to Stop Overthinking and Make Smarter Decisions

Jeff Haden | Inc.

'Some decisions are consequential and irreversible or nearly irreversible -- one-way doors -- and these decisions must be made methodically, carefully, slowly, with great deliberation and consultation'

Want to make smarter, faster decisions? First, determine the true consequences of those decisions. (5 minute read)


9 Words and Phrases You’re Probably Using Wrong

Ross and Kathryn Petras | Harvard Business Review

'Saying the wrong word (usually) isn’t a game-changer. But if you make that kind of mistake, it sets you up for a question that no one wants clients, coworkers, or employers to begin asking: Are you really that smart?' (5 minute read)


Screw Finding Your Passion

Mark Manson | MM.net

'Your passion is right in front of your face. If you have to look for it, then you’re probably not passionate about it at all. So screw "finding" your passion'

In this article Mark Manson debunks the very myth that directs many of our lives. Apparently our passion is right in front of us, we're just ignoring it. (8 minute read)


For a More Creative Brain Follow These 5 Steps

James Clear | jamesclear.com

'Uncovering your creative genius requires courage and tons of practice. However, this five-step approach should help demystify the creative process and illuminate the path to more innovative thinking'

Anyone can learn to be creative by using these five steps. That's not to say being creative is easy, but this will certainty get you on your way. (6 minute read)


Why Hyper-organisation Can Backfire

Aysha Imtiaz | BBC Worklife

'Even a hyper-organiser is aware of the line between organising time to enhance productivity versus viewing it as an end goal, or a litmus test to define a life well spent'

We all want to be more productive. But research shows that schedules don't suit some tasks – and can even make us enjoy them less. (12 minute read)


🎙Podcast: Best of 2021: Conversations of the year. The Knowledge Project (Shane Parrish). Featuring interviews from 10 of the most downloaded and acclaimed episodes of 2021, this collection of conversations offers a variety of insights into how to make crucial decisions, how to spark creativity, the importance of personal relationships, and much more. (1 hr 48 mins)
🤔Something to think about: 'Enjoy stillness and you'll never be bored a day in your life' - Mark Manson