I have a brain that is a pattern seeking machine.
A pattern is when something is repeating, form, essence, pitch, sequence, day of the week, month of the year, etc… something that connects seemingly unconnected things together.
Seeing patterns can save lives, and animals living in the wild still have the capacity, but humans living in a comfortable world, have lost it… to their detriment.
Often the activity is called: connecting the dots… Even if Steve Jobs says: it is only possible to connect the dots backwards. He talks about different dots… he talks about the cause and effect type of dots, not the patterns. Continue reading “Process-conscious vs result-conscious… fulfillment every day vs one day someday”
One of the things I teach people I coach is to do things differently than they would instinctively do.
One customary way to build a project is from the bottom up.
Let’s look at a dissertation, a paper, an article, a book. Or climbing a mountain. Or building a software app.
What is in common among them is that you’ll have an idea, then parts, processes, and then an end result.
I normally teach this through the example of climbing a mountain.
Why? Because standing on the top of the mountain is a different view than standing at the foot of the mountain.
Continue reading “The top of the mountain view: gets rid of the brain fog… and can take you to success”