Think Clearly and Make Better Decisions

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

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

In the first part of this article, we focused on 5 traps that hinder our ability to think rationally. Now it’s time to complete the list and expose the remaining 5 dangerous traps to be avoided. Let’s dive right in.

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Boost your Brainpower

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School

Brain Rules is a fascinating book that explores twelve simple principles to help us make the best use of our brains, enabling us to become better teachers, students, parents and business leaders. Check out the full scoop.

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How to Learn (Almost) Anything

How to Learn (Almost) Anything

Have you ever read an informative book, only to later remember just a few main points — if anything at all? The problem might be that you’re using one of the least efficient ways of learning available.

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Be Creative and Solve Difficult Problems

Brainwriting is Brainstorming on Steroids

Brainwriting is Brainstorming on Steroids

Wherever you ask, when it comes to group problem-solving, brainstorming is always the default tool of choice. Brainstorming certainly gets all the fame and glory, but is it the most effective tool for groups to generate ideas? Not necessarily.

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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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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

Study Matrix Mind Map Showcase

Study Matrix Mind Map Showcase

Recently, from a comment in blog, I found Adam Sicinski’s IQ Matrix Blog. What a wonderful surprise! The website has a wealth of amazing, beautifully-crafted mind maps about various topics relevant to personal development. Check it out.

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How to Break Out of Recurring Patterns in Your Life in 5 Easy Steps

How to Break Out of Recurring Patterns in Your Life in 5 Easy Steps

Do you find yourself caught in certain loops in life? Situations that keep happening which you can’t help but wonder “Not again!” or “Why me”? In this article, I’ll share a technique you can use to break out of these patterns.

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