Darrell K. DeMotta
📌 𝐅𝐨𝐜𝐮𝐬 𝐢𝐬 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐤𝐞𝐲 𝐭𝐨 𝐬𝐨𝐥𝐯𝐞 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐩𝐥𝐞𝐱 𝐏𝐫𝐨𝐛𝐥𝐞𝐦
imple decisions are best made using cold, hard logic. This way, we can work through the incremental steps that lead to an answer. But the same isn’t true for complex decisions, ones that require more creativity in meshing together a 🕸 web of interconnected ideas.
These decisions can be impossible to work through with logic and reason alone. That’s why we need to tap into the proven power of our subconscious mind.
A phenomenon known in psychology circles as the 𝐙𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐤 𝐞𝐟𝐟𝐞𝐜𝐭, named after 𝐁𝐥𝐮𝐦𝐚 𝐙𝐞𝐢𝐠𝐚𝐫𝐧𝐢𝐤 shows that uncompleted tasks and decisions weigh more heavily on our minds than ones we’ve finished
🤔 Focus comes when we close these distracting open loops. While annoying during attempts to focus, the Zeigarnik effect can do something stunning when we scatter our attention and let our minds wander.
Learn more about it by checking out this article by 𝐂𝐡𝐫𝐢𝐬 𝐁𝐚𝐢𝐥𝐞𝐲 from Fast Company. (ctto)
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