Critical Thinking · The Subconscious Mind

How Your Brain Responds to Hard Questions

In Daniel Kahneman’s Book, Thinking, Fast and Slow, he discusses several years of academic research that sought to explain how our minds worked in a scientific, observable manner. I, of course, believe that we can explain just about everything using our subconscious and conscious minds, however there are some differences–one in particular–between these two approaches that… Continue reading How Your Brain Responds to Hard Questions

Being Conscious · Critical Thinking

5 Ways to Learn the Reality of Your Situation

In a recent post (The First Thing Successful People Do), I talked about the importance of figuring out the ugly truth of your situation. It’s the same reason that alcoholics always have to first admit that they are alcoholics, and the same reason that SabreMetrics overtook traditional baseball analysis (i.e. moneyball). I could probably give… Continue reading 5 Ways to Learn the Reality of Your Situation