Posts with tag “meta”

Monotropism

February 3rd, 2013 | Monotropism is the tendency and constitutional preference to get caught up in one thing at a time. Polytropism is the opposite: an ability and tendency to maintain multiple threads of attention at once. The idea of monotropism resonated for me when I learned about it. Everyone’s bad at multit…

How to Improve

June 3rd, 2012 | Mastery is one of the three elements of motivation,1 according to author Dan Pink. We all want to be good at something and get better at it, from sports or video games to our professional craft. But most of us don’t think about whether there are good or bad ways to go about getting better. Act…