November 18, 2013


Do you take the time each day to stare out of your office window and let your mind wander?  We get so wrapped up in task-oriented activities that we sometimes forget the importance of daydreaming.  Studies have shown that positive daydreams are related to greater creative thinking, better understanding of ourselves and our coworkers, and improved ability to plan for the future.  So let your mind wander, and notice if daydreaming helps you do your job.


McMillan, R. L., Kaufman, S. B., & Singer, J. L. (2013). Ode to positive constructive daydreaming. Frontiers in Psychology, 4.


What Is Career Clutter?  


With the holiday season upon us, you may be reminded of how difficult it can be to add new activities - like hosting a party or shopping for gifts - to your already overcrowded schedule.  For the next four weeks, Brain Bites will re-post the most popular Foresight Blog series: De-Clutter Your Career.  Follow this series for concrete strategies to reorganize your professional life around your priorities and passions. 


De-Clutter Your Career Part 1: What Is Career Clutter?                         
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