3 Techniques to Switch from Overthinking to Thinking Effectively & 4 Ways to Turn That Into Action
Today, I’m going to talk about the difference between overthinking and thinking effectively, what leads us to overthink things instead of thinking through them to get clear answers, and why we tend to overthink and lose focus.
I share three ways we can differentiate the two and the characteristics we should look out for so we don’t end up wasting our time overthinking. Additionally, I list down four ways we can pivot from being an overthinker to becoming an action-doer, a rational thinker who wouldn’t shy away from making mistakes and failing, and has the initiative to take risks and seize opportunities.
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- 00:00 Intro
- 02:03 The difference between thinking and overthinking
- 07:32 Difference #1: Time
- 12:04 Difference #2: Action
- 14:53 Difference #3: Structure
- 16:34 You’ll never feel ready
- 18:48 Expect failures and mistakes
- 20:01 Break down what you want to achieve to the smallest things
- 22:33 Surround yourself with people who take action
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