Transforming our mindset around meetings can be as simple as putting on a different hat. Edward de Bono’s Six Thinking Hats makes just this argument. The Six Thinking Hats are directions that we can channel our thinking into when approaching a situation.
For 2023, let’s make a commitment to take a purposeful approach to conquer our to-dos and achieve our biggest goals. We’ve already discussed how to build our plan and create our success-list, and now we’re going to show you how to put those tools into action with a final skill: mastering the time block.
If you feel like you spend a lot of time “working”—sitting at a desk and checking emails—but not as much time making true progress, the exceedingly rare and little-understood practice of “deep work” is an idea worth diving into.