Want to Make Better Decisions? Know the Difference between Engineering and Design Thinking

Want to Make Better Decisions? Know the Difference between Engineering and Design Thinking

There are lots of ways to think. And what you want is you want a toolkit of ways to think and you want ways to think to be aligned with the problems you’re thinking about. So we talk about sort of four examples of ways of thinking. There’s engineering thinking, which is very prevalent in

Steven Dubner:  Understand the Nature of Creativity — and Success.

Steven Dubner: Understand the Nature of Creativity — and Success.

There’s an irony in trying to get people to do their best work — but particularly to try new things and to innovate — in that very often the kind of characteristics that are common to someone who will have a good new idea have no overlap with the characteristics that are common to someone

How Pete Holmes creates comedic flow: Try micro-visualization

How Pete Holmes creates comedic flow: Try micro-visualization

It’s unfortunate that the idea of having an intention is so often repeated that it’s sort of lost meaning. But in my experience, it’s not as complicated or labored as it sounds, and it’s also really, really, really, really helpful. For me, if I’m going to do a podcast — or really do anything, it

The art of argument | Jordan Peterson

The art of argument | Jordan Peterson

So how do you deal with situations where your words are likely to be used out of context, let’s say. And that’s a situation I’ve encountered. Well, you see, you encounter a situation like that very frequently. Everyone does in their life. If you’re having a discussion with someone you live with, for example, so

Take This Perception Test to See How Visually Intelligent You Are | Amy Herman

Take This Perception Test to See How Visually Intelligent You Are | Amy Herman

Visual intelligence is the concept that we see more than we can process and it’s the idea of thinking about what we see, taking in the information and what do we really need to live our lives more purposefully and do our jobs more effectively. What I ask the people at The Art of Perception

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