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5 Hacks for Creating Clarity of Thought

Accelerate Your Thinking and Impact with These Top Tips for Success - by @philjones40
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on 11 December 2014

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Transcript of 5 Hacks for Creating Clarity of Thought

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CLARITY!
Priority/Impact
@philjones40
"Focused action beats brilliance”
"Do not confuse motion with progress,
a rocking chair moves but never makes
progress."
Priority Matrix
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S=V*W*e
Vision x Work x Efficiency
(Efficiency = Constancy x Method)
That You Love
That You Can Be
Paid For
That You Are
Good At
That The
World Needs
PROFESSION
VOCATION
MISSION
VISION
The Pessimist Complains About the Wind
CHOOSE CAREFULLY
FANS
Whose
WHO YOU SPEND
YOUR TIME WITH
fanbase?
your
riends
ssociations
etwork
uckers
F
A
N
S
William A. Ward
The Realist Adjusts the Sales
The Optimist Expects it to Change;
Mark Sanborn
The Best Tool You'll Ever Use to Determine Your High Impact Wins and Turn Ideas Into Invoices!
BIAS!
Know Your
Facts
Possibilities
Pro's and Con's
What are the facts?
What has been done?
What am I and others doing now?
How would an outsider look at this situation?
What are the possibilities?
What other ways are there for solving this problem?
What does the data imply?
What are the implications beyond the facts?
What are the pro's and cons of each possibility?
What are the logical consequences of each possibility?
What is the cost of each?
What are the pleasant and unpleasant outcomes of each?
What is the consequence of doing nothing?
How much do we care about what we gain
or lose in each alternative?
How will the people concerned react to the outcome?
Who is committed to carrying out the solution?
Will the outcome contribute to my or the group harmony?
Values and Commitments
Balanced
Making
Decision
Present State
CREATE/REACT BALANCE
Delta
Theta
Alpha
Beta
Delta
Theta
Alpha
Beta
SLEEP
REACT
CREATE
MEDITATE
SLEEP
REACT
CREATE
MEDITATE
ZONE
DANGER
!
!
DDD!
Beware the danger zone!
Brain Processing Power vs. State
LOW
Frequency
Utilisation
HIGH
HIGH
Conscious (beta) thinking only burns around 4-15% of your brain power,
Busy
Relaxed
Meditating
Unconscious/Sub-Conscious
yet we spend most of our awake time there (on devices and PC's)…..
Time Vs. Priority
Don't Excuse
for Lack of Priority
Lack of Time
Thinking!
Quality
GEAR
Changing
Desired State
THINKING
UALITY
=
RESULTS
Purpose
UALITY
www.brother.co.uk
www.philjones.biz
Alfred A. Montapert
Awareness
Situational
In today's infobesity driven world, retaining clarity of thought is key.
A New Idea
A Problem
to Solve
A Key Decision
to Make
5 Top Tips
to Think & Process Thoughts
More Smartly
The Formula for Success
Don't confuse your Vision, Mission, Profession and Vocation!
Define your Vision.
Vision is your big goal, mission is what you do to get there!
Live Life On Purpose (not by accident).
Delete Suckers!
People who take but don't give
Naysayers
Negativity Lovers
Time Consumers
To name but a few....

V*W*E
V*W*E
"Guard your time,
like your house"
Plot your idea(s) into one of the boxes vs. your vision - then go and work on the things that are 'Easy to Do, High Impact and In Your Control' first.

Great way to process ideas and thoughts quickly into implementable actions.
Write Your Big Vision/Goal Here
Our natural bias can lead to
'one dimensional' thinking..
Ask yourself
these
questions
to cover all the bases...
'Be a chess player, not a chess piece'
For brilliant thinking you need to be in the right state of mind.
An optimum state where your brain can function at a high level.
Walk. Ride. Swim. Cycle. Shower.
Learn to Meditate. (Ommmm)
Have Quality Sleep.
React to every buzz and sound.
Device Distraction Disorder
4 Key Brain Frequencies
Alpha = Relaxed States (Exercising).
Theta. (Deep meditation).
Unconscious. Sub-Conscious.
Beta = Busy. Tasks. Social Media. Meetings.
Ditch
Your
Device!
Go Up a Gear!
Stay Focused
Suckers can be toxic and
consume thinking time which
should be preserved to take you
into the grand and out of the grind!
www.brother.co.uk
Where your thoughts should be focused (Your Vision).
You become like
the five people you
spend the most time with.
Choose carefully!
Spend More Time Here
Be World Class
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