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6 Thinking Hats

Are you thinking well?

When thinking about anything, whether on our own or in a group, we tend to have a variety of different kinds of thoughts. There are gut feelings, positive ideas, and the cautious constraints, there are thoughts about the process of thinking, creative alternative solutions may pop up and there are the evidence based hard facts. All together in an often confused chaotic way.

Edward de Bono, who coined the phrase ‘lateral thinking’, also brought us the phrase ‘parallel thinking’ – the idea that we think best when we focus on one kind of thought at a time. So whether on our own or in a gathering with others, we can metaphorically put on each hat in turn – perhaps revisiting some along the way… and process all the positive benefits of an idea… and then all together consider the constraints and all the reasons that it will never work… and so on…

Six Thinking Hats
Six Thinking Hats

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Take control

“I have so much to do today that I’m going to need to spend three hours in prayer in order to be able to get it all done.”

Martin Luther

Time management is a misnomer – time manages itself quite nicely – 24 hours a day, 7 days a week… Self management is what we need to be better at to take effective advantage of time.

Helpful article: If you’re too busy for these 5 things…

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Welcome Difference, and you’ll make one!

Stephen Covey

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6 important things to do tomorrow

What are the six most important things you are going to do tomorrow?

The Ivy Lee Method

100 years ago Ivy Lee was a productivity consultant- before that was really a thing! He shared some advice which many still use today. You too can apply the Ivy Lee method… Before you finish work or go to bed today, write down the 6 most important things that you will do tomorrow.

Tomorrow, do them! Don’t let anything else distract until you have ticked off those 6 things.

If at the end of the day there are tasks remaining undone – great you have the start of tomorrow’s list!

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101 Things to Do..?

Too many things to do?

There are three kinds of people:

  1. Those who remember everything that needs to be done – and keep all the thoughts on their head.
  2. Those who rely on other people to remind them when they overlook something important
  3. Those who have a trusted system (outwith their head) and capture and sort their to-dos, and do and review their tasks!

Further reading:

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The infinite game

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Audacity Editing

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