7-Second Thoughts April 27, 2024

Explain you to you

Forcing yourself to describe what you offer out loud (or in your head) can help you identify where the gaps are in your understanding of what you offer.

Explaining the problem as if you’re showing it to someone else

Often forces you to order any disjointed thoughts around the problem into a coherent order

Rather than bouncing between points as thought processes tend to go

This can reveal the presence of a missing link that gives you an obvious clue to the solution 

Or at least the next steps towards one. 

You could look at this “jumping mind” as a bunch of crooked, broken railroad tracks

That should be rebuilt

Or abandoned altogether

But forced into a linear fashion

Often leads to a 

Hmmm…that’s actually not a bad idea.

I’m here,


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