In The 5 Elements of Effective Thinking, Edward B. Burger and Michael Starbird explain how smart people solve hard problems.
Synthesis is a powerful way to distill information. You can boil down ideas and communicate the key take away. You can take a few ideas and combine them to form something new. Victor Cheng teaches us a formula we can use for synthesis. According to Cheng, Synthesis enables us to communicate in a way that is “concise, integrates detailed analysis of the big picture, and is action-oriented.”
What if you could double your reading speed in two days? What if you could spend 7 minutes to build a better brain? If you want to read more books, or learn faster, or think faster, this might be one of the most important posts you ever read. In this post, I'll share a program to help you read faster, think faster, and process faster, at extreme speeds.
As a Man Thinketh is a masterful work and timeless classic on ideas around the power of thought including: thought and character, effect of thought on circumstances, effect of thought on health and the body, thought and purpose, the thought factor in achievement, visions and ideals, and serenity. It's a lot of thoughts to *think* about.