Posts Tagged ‘Perfectionism’

Take More Risks! (Advice from a Dinosaur)

I saw this cartoon on the web recently.  It points out an important truth:  we (humans and dinosaurs alike, I suppose) take too few risks, rather than too many. I don’t know whether the dinosaur did the research, but I have.  The results are provocative.  Humans misanalyze risks.  It is not just that we have […]

Mind “Flaws” as Engines of Creativity?

If this blog is about life’s best practices, why write about ways the mind makes errors?  I’ve gotten this question a lot.  So let me explain why I think these patterns of error are so important. Modern brain research shows that brains tend to process data in certain predictable ways.  Some of those processes generate […]

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