Think Clearly and Make Better Decisions

Sharpen Your Critical Thinking With E-Prime

Sharpen Your Critical Thinking With E-Prime

Have you ever heard of E-Prime? Critical thinkers use it as a tool to write, speak and think more clearly and accurately. Learn how you can use it to sharpen your critical thinking abilities, avoid mental traps and become a better thinker.

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Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part I

Top 10 Thinking Traps Exposed — How to Foolproof Your Mind, Part I

Our minds set up many traps for us. Unless we’re aware of them, these traps can seriously hinder our ability to think rationally, leading us to bad reasoning and stupid decisions. Here are the 5 most harmful of these traps and how to avoid each one of them.

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Boost your Brainpower

Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary

Top 3 Reasons to Improve Your Vocabulary

Developing a great vocabulary is one of the most overlooked ways to improve our lives. It is often believed that learning many words is only useful for writers and speakers, but the truth is that everyone benefits from it, both personally and professionally.

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Put Yourself in Any Mental State With a Mental Sanctuary

Put Yourself in Any Mental State With a Mental Sanctuary

How about using your imagination to create a place that you can go to at any time to generate or recreate any feeling, emotion or memory you feel like?

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Be Creative and Solve Difficult Problems

Solve Your Problems Simply by Saying Them Out Loud

Solve Your Problems Simply by Saying Them Out Loud

The very act of explaining a problem out loud can, by itself, be enough to solve it. How can this deceptively simple strategy work so well? How can we leverage it, transforming it in a problem-solving technique we can use at anytime?

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The Medici Effect

The Medici Effect

In The Medici Effect, author Frans Johansson explores one simple yet profound insight about innovation: in the intersection of different fields, disciplines and cultures, there’s an abundance of extraordinary new ideas to be explored. Click and check the full book summary.

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Do More in Less Time

Time Budget: An Easy Way to Avoid Prioritization Dilemmas and Keep Your Life Balanced

Time Budget: An Easy Way to Avoid Prioritization Dilemmas and Keep Your Life Balanced

The time budget is a practical method you can use every day to keep your life always in balance. As a bonus, the time budget also helps you effectively deal with many productivity killers such as lack of focus, procrastination and perfectionism — all in one fell swoop.

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Do It Tomorrow: An Interview with Mark Forster

Do It Tomorrow: An Interview with Mark Forster

Today I have a special treat for Litemind readers. I am honored to interview Mark Forster, one of the foremost thinkers in the field of time management. He is the author of three books on time management, including the innovative (and intriguing) Do It Tomorrow and Other Secrets of Time Management.

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Overcome Obstacles and Thrive

Topics du Jour: Give Your Life Direction in Less than 10 Minutes a Day

Topics du Jour: Give Your Life Direction in Less than 10 Minutes a Day

Topics du Jour is a powerful journaling technique you can use to review, plan and put your life in perspective within no more than 5 or 10 minutes of your day. Here’s how it works:

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Overcome Fear of Failure, Part II — 6 Powerful Strategies You Can Use

Overcome Fear of Failure, Part II — 6 Powerful Strategies You Can Use

In the first part of this series, we focused on building an effective mindset for overcoming fear of failure. Now it’s time to get down to action: here are 6 powerful strategies you can use to conquer fear of failure right off the bat.

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