Your brain is a processor, but are you always in control of what you are actually processing?
Slipping into “autopilot” is something everyone does, but it can have a lot of impact on your career. People who take control of how their brain processes/makes decisions inherently have are a step ahead of everyone else.
The above Fast Company video does a great job of not only explaining this whole scenario, but in giving tips on how you can conquer your brain’s autopilot and take control of decisions.
Some specific takeaways:
- Take more breaks in your day.
- Be more mindful of your week’s peaks and valleys.
- Don’t get so locked into routine that you ignore spontaneity.
What else from this video stands out to you?