Think Clearly and Make Better Decisions

10 Best Ways to Harness the Power of Questions

10 Best Ways to Harness the Power of Questions

Our brains love questions. They have the power to engage us and to shift our mindsets. They drive knowledge and growth, and fuel both creativity and critical thinking. Here are 10 ways to ask questions more intelligently you can start using today.

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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

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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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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Be Creative and Solve Difficult Problems

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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6 Tips to Generate Outstanding Ideas

6 Tips to Generate Outstanding Ideas

What’s the secret creative geniuses share to come up with their remarkable ideas? Even though idea generation may look like a somewhat mysterious and random process, there is a practical, simple lesson we can all apply to increase our chances of having great ideas.

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Do More in Less Time

6 New Productivity Principles to Live By

6 New Productivity Principles to Live By

A while ago I laid out a small set of productivity principles that work exceptionally well. From that time on, I discovered 6 new principles that are as awesome as those. Check them out!

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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

How to Become an Expert: A Roadmap

How to Become an Expert: A Roadmap

Wouldn’t you like to intuitively know the right answers? Enter the Dreyfus model of skill acquisition, which shines a light on how we develop and master skills, helping us understand how we progress from novice to expert, including all the steps in between.

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Overcome Fear of Failure, Part I --- Building the Right Mindset

Overcome Fear of Failure, Part I — Building the Right Mindset

Does fearing failure paralyze you? Learn how to create a first line of defense — a “psychological armor” — against fear of failure and stop being held back by it.

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