Thinking in Organisms to Facilitate Personal Growth

I'm a big fan of metacognition i.e. thinking about thinking, or an awareness and understanding of one's own thought processes. This includes knowledge about when and how to use particular strategies for learning or problem-solving. Discovering and exploring new thinking strategies can expose a lot of "faults" in our mental processes. When I say faults … Continue reading Thinking in Organisms to Facilitate Personal Growth

Calibrate Yourself for Success – Blasting Through the Beginner Phase

Calibration is the process of refining your thoughts and behaviors to consistently achieve good results. Just like tuning a musical instrument. When you start learning a new skill or activity, you'll probably suck. But you can go from beginner to intermediate more quickly. How to Be a Good Newbie This calibration does not happen while … Continue reading Calibrate Yourself for Success – Blasting Through the Beginner Phase