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7 Ways To Get More Time To Think Today
There are little pockets of solitude in any schedule. You just have to know how to find them.
As Nate Silver describes in The Signal and the Noise, there’s a difference between knowledge and information. Knowledge is a verifiable, articulated signal, while information is ambiguous, coarse noise. And if we’re going to make wise decisions and awesome products, we need the signal, the knowledge.
But you don’t need to be Nate Silver to know that a key to processing signal versus noise in your own head is by having enough space and time to think. And as Ben Casnocha notes on LinkedIn, even us Twitter-addled technorati can find a little headspace. It’s not that you need to pull a Rodin and put your fist in your forehead—though style points if you do—instead, he says, you want to “obliquely engage” in two kinds of thought jogging—directed and undirected thinking.
Directed Thinking
Directed thinking is what happens when you take that monkey mind of yours and give it a job to do, like understand itself.
Undirected thinking
Do something with a minor mental load and let your mind creatively wander.
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7 Ways To Get More Time To Think Today

There are little pockets of solitude in any schedule. You just have to know how to find them.

As Nate Silver describes in 
The Signal and the Noise
, there’s a difference between knowledge and information. Knowledge is a verifiable, articulated signal, while information is ambiguous, coarse noise. And if we’re going to make wise decisions and awesome products, we need the signal, the knowledge.

But you don’t need to be Nate Silver to know that a key to processing signal versus noise in your own head is by having enough space and time to think. And as Ben Casnocha notes on LinkedIn, even us Twitter-addled technorati can find a little headspace. It’s not that you need to pull a Rodin and put your fist in your forehead—though style points if you do—instead, he says, you want to “obliquely engage” in two kinds of thought jogging—directed and undirected thinking.

Directed Thinking

Directed thinking is what happens when you take that monkey mind of yours and give it a job to do, like understand itself.

Undirected thinking

Do something with a minor mental load and let your mind creatively wander.

Read the full story here. 

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How Busy People Find Time to Think Deeply

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