Put a fool and an expert in separate rooms. Give them each the same problem. The fool, sure of himself, supplies an answer immediately. As does the expert.
However, we all the know the expert’s answer is much more likely to be correct.
Several years ago I asked myself this question: How does the expert differ from the fool? What does he/she possess that makes him/her much more able to tackle tough problems? The answer is “A lot of things,” but it boils down to something small and simple (but not easy): The power of self-suggestion. [Read more…] about Improve Your Thinking By Cultivating Better Suggestions