Most guides to decision-making focus on project management or people management skills. Yet, the core of clear decision-making is, undoubtedly, problem-solving. Without excellence in problem-solving, the task- and people-management skills – as important as they are – will not shed light on the issues! This is how to recognize and practice skillful problem-solving.

How can you tell world-class problem-solving from sloppy, incomplete or inaccurate work?

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My brain seems to be going a million miles an hour, every hour. It is constantly busy. I cannot find peace, it bothers me.

Is there a way to stop this? Is it any good anyway?

The good news is, the answer is yes. There is a way. The bad news is that it takes work. Effort. Until you make it a habit (See here about habits).

  • My brain is firing constantly because that is what brains do. It’s a muscle.
  • What I am really after though, is some relief. A destination. Some point where there is meaning, not noise.

A useful brain is a disciplined brain. The other kind is just torture.
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The point of thinking is action. Unless we target an action – decisions! –  all our thinking has zero impact. Focus your mind away from mindlessless and towards decisions.
Thinking is a much revered activity. We do a lot of it. So we should really ask the ask the Question:

What is the point? In other words, what comes out of all this thinking? What should come out of all this thinking?
Take a moment to think about that… 🙂

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What can I say?

Two thoughts:

1 – You can transfer your brain’s electrical signal to another through a wire – it’s really that simple?!

2 – Gage’s group has put together DIY brain science technology. The goal is to promote the teaching and learning of neuroscience in schools – and at your home. You can now do neuroscience at home. Enter the BackyardBrains era: https://www.backyardbrains.com/

This months marks the 25th anniversary of the Hubble telescope in space. And it’s a big celebration.

So how do we measure progress here on Earth?

135,000 times around the planet; 570,000 images of 100 billion galaxies from 370 up. Feast your eyes and mind on what we have learned for our investment in Hubble:

Hubble’s Greatest Hits – National Geographic Magazine.

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