as you put thoughts into words, the thoughts themselves start to change, and new thoughts emerge.
1. Writing is managing
Writing as a form of self-management
When you take the time to write down your goals and the strategy for achieving them, in addition to the well-known benefit of forcing clarity, it also freezes a version of yourself in time that you can return to when you’re excited about a new idea.
2. Writing is engineering
3. Writing is searching
the more writing you publish on a topic, the more the hive brain conspires to route relevant information and connections your way. By publishing your writing, you’re changing the structure of the neural network that is human civilization.
The best way to form a complete and balanced perspective on any topic is to attempt to write about it.
4. Writing is testing
writing is the perfect vehicle to test your hypotheses. Whether you’re theorizing about a political movement, a new tech product, or a stray thought, the easiest way to find out if it’s any good is to put it in writing and publish it.
5. Writing is leading
When a person reads a piece of writing, it changes the way they think. When you change the way someone thinks, you may change the way they act. Writing, therefore, is leading.
Toughts & Comments
much of this relates to writing and publishing and gauging the response. there is benefit in getting external feedback. i also find it is important to write for yourself to find the solutions on your own.
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