Pragmatic Thinking and Learning Recipes
<25 Jan 2016>
Stolen from Pragmatic Thinking and Learning. Please buy the book, it’s awesome.
Recipes from Pragmatic Thinking and Learning
- Always consider the context.
- Use rules for novices, intuition for experts.
- Know what you don’t know.
- Learn by watching and imitating.
- Keep practicing in order to remain expert.
- Avoid formal methods if you need creativity, intuition, or inventiveness
- Learn the skill of learning.
- Capture all ides to get more of them.
- Learn by synthesis as well as analysis.
- Strive for good design; it really works better.
- Rewire your brain with belief and constant practice.
- Add sensory experience to engage more of you brain.
- Lead with R-mode; follow with L-mode.
- Use metaphor as a meeting place between L-mode and R-mode.
- Cultivate humor to build stronger metaphors.
- Step away from the keyboard to solve hard problems.
- Change your viewpoint to solve the problem.
- Watch the outliers: “rarely” doesn’t mean “never.”