The human mind is a remarkable asset that shapes our potential. Unlike physical abilities, the mind's potential knows no bounds when fueled by curiosity and courage.
However, we must acknowledge that it's not the only factor at play. Physical health, emotions, and external circumstances also influence our capabilities.
Ultimately, achieving one's full potential requires a balanced synergy between the mind and body, emotional intelligence, and an understanding of the environment in which we operate.
My goal is to provide practical guidance to help individuals thrive in this comprehensive pursuit of self-improvement.
- They are frameworks for thinking that simplify complex situations, so you can reason through them easily.
- They help assess how things work and help us make better decisions.
- Examples: Six Thinking Hats, The Irreversible and Consequential Decision Matrix, Delegation Levels
- See more: Mental Models
- Hawthorne Effect
- Sampling Bias
- Survivorship Bias
- The Swimmer Body Bias
- What The Hell Effect
- Loss Aversion
- The Dunning Kruger effect - you dont know what you dont know
- Desirability Bias
- Hyperbolic Discounting is the phenomenon where our brain is biased towards instincts and short-term objectives
- Game Theory - the study of interdependent decision making
- The Irreversible and Consequential Decision Matrix
- Identify the root problem
- Improve the quality of the information you consume
- Avoid taking decisions during high stress situations
- The Law of Diminishing Returns
- How have you evaluated your evidence?
- Why do you think it's relevant?
- What ideas have you considered but rejected?
- What could go wrong with this idea?
- What is missing?
- What are some potential weaknesses?
- When you form an opinion, ask yourself what would have to happen to prove it false?
- Keep track of your views and see when you were right, when you were wrong and how you thinking has evolved.
- How one becomes more wise?
- How can we improve our cognitive performance?
- What can affect our ability to take the right decisions?