Break out of narrow thinking

In the new book Decisive by Dan and Chip Heath, they describe a trap we all face.  Psychologists call it “narrow framing.”  It’s our tendency to chose between two options – overlooking the full range of possibilities available to us. Let’s take a common situation.  You hate your job but look at the options like this: Be responsible and keep the job – no one would quit in this economy Quit the stinking job – prove your mother-in-law right and have no income Don’t assume too quickly that there are only two or even three possibilities. In No More Dreaded … Read More

You are a genius

“Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid.” ― Albert Einstein