“Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it.” – Henry Ford
As I take my clarity breaks, I’m learning to slow down my thinking. It’s about going deep with what’s essential versus trying to boil the ocean.
In my quest, I’m learning to search for better questions rather than focus on better answers.
This is where the thinking comes in.
Asking questions about my thinking can seem terribly inefficient and my world has largely been organized to do and act, not reflect and think.
Pausing to ask better questions leads to undoing, not immediate action.
It occurs to me this is something I don’t often seek.
I like things neat and tidy, quick, efficient, and complete.
It allows me to keep moving, maintaining my narrative about being a productive person.
Maybe that’s the point.
True thinking leads to change,