Thinking less can lead to a smarter answer.
Strange as it may sound, thinking less can lead to a smarter answer.
Move Past Analysis Paralysis
- A lack of time
- A lack of conscious information
- Reduced activity in the “thinking part” of our brains
Can result in better decisions, better actions, and outcomes
In some instances, the more we think, the further we stray from the optimal outcome.
Although this can apply to everyone in certain cases, it can be especially true when you’re an expert in the area where action is needed.
When the Unconscious Is the Key Skilled decisions, just like skilled tasks, are often performed without conscious awareness.
Fabritius, Friederike. The Leading Brain (pp. 143-145). Penguin Publishing Group. Kindle Edition.