Tags » Analysis Paralysis

Productivity porn

I first heard of this term on a podcast with Dan Ariely a while ago and I was intrigued. A quick google search revealed that it’s not a hypothetical, spur of the moment invention but rather something that’s being much discussed and written about. 731 more words


When You Don’t Have Any Passion

“Turn Your Passion Into Profit.”

“Start a Career or Business That Your are Passionate About.”

“One Key to Success is to Follow Your Passion.”

While these are great advice for a handful very lucky people who readily knew from the time they were born what their passion in life is, for the rest of us who are still trying to figure out what ours might be, these words aren’t very helpful. 292 more words


When "getting it wrong" is 'right'

The nature of science

Over the course of the (relatively brief) history of this blog, I’ve covered a number of varied topics. Many of these have been challenging to write about – either because they are… 1,136 more words

Scientific Research

Wait, let me think about it... 5 ways to stop overthinking it

Modern-day paralysis by analysis. It is true what they say: “Too much of anything CAN make you weak”. How great is it that we have the luxury of overthinking when in nature the simple act of overthinking can cost you your life? 1,328 more words


Why do we play heavy games?

We all know ’em – the heavy games like Gaia Project and Spirit Island, burying you under decision trees and analysis paralysis. Or what about the heavy wargames and campaign games, like… 751 more words


Daily Ramblings - Bonus Content - The GOYA Principle

“At times, our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.” – Albert Schweitzer… 448 more words


New Year, New Job

Happy new year (better late than never)! I hope everyone’s 2019 is off to an amazing start, and that your resolutions haven’t fallen by the wayside just yet. 325 more words