Most of the time when we sit down to work, maybe in our favorite chair, we have a stack of papers or files and a list of some kind.
We then proceed to “work” as we’ve always defined it … plow through the stack and “get ‘er done”.
Try a different approach
This time, sit downt with blank sheet of paper, as I did again this morning. Nothing else.
Then, just sit back and noodle on the issues that are clogging your brain and keeping you up at night. … with NO preconceived notions about them. Remember, you paper is blank so far.
You’ll be amazed at how your mind starts to do it’s favorite thing … and the thing it does best … adding some intellectual firepower to solving problems.
Give your brain some space to work
Our brain is not really that good at filing, sorting, recording and remembering what we need at the precise moment we need it. (more…)