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7 Ways to become a Deliberate Thinker

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Your ability to think is your primary asset. There is only one thing which we have complete control over and that is our own thinking. Earl Nightingale revolutionized this concept in his audio “The Strangest Secret” when he said “You become what you think about.”
Ralph Waldo Emerson said “You become what you think all day long.” If thinking is so important doesn’t it make sense to become better at this skill? Most of us don’t think of it as a skill and hence we take our thinking for granted. However it is what is present between your ears which will determine everything in your life. Here are some ways to super charge your thinking Write your major goals in life - The only way to start the thinking process is to first be clear on exactly what you want in life. As Wayne Gretzky said "You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."  Be crystal clear on what you want in your life. There has been a lot of talk about law of attraction which basically says you will attract into your …

6 Ways to Super-Charge your Creativity

There is a myth that creative people are not disciplined and they have no boundaries but this is not entirely true.  A lot of great writers write every single day no matter what. Andre Previn famously said “If I miss a day of practice I know it, if I miss two days my manager knows it, if I miss three days the audience knows it.” I have become very interested on the subject of creativity for the past two years and read quite a few books on it. The latest I have read is the wonderful book Wired to Create by Carolyn Gregoire and Scott Barry Kaufman. This book gives hope that all of us can enhance our creativity and more importantly it clearly shows how to do it as well. It was a great read. Here is a great take on creativity from Picasso “A painting is not thought out and settled in advance. While it is being done, it changes as one’s thoughts change. And when it’s finished, it goes on changing, according to the state of mind of whoever is looking at it.” Here are the 6 ways to boost yo…