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A Brain on Persistence

All good intentions aside – projects often fall off the tracks before completion. Has it happened to you?

Why do so many power-packed-possibilities flicker, fizzle and die before they reach their potential? Some blame it on disorganization. Others attribute derailed efforts to laziness.

Neither laziness nor disorganizations’ the culrprit – if you consider how a brain hangs onto one idea and lets go of another.

Research now shows scientific support for persistence as it links to working memory and basal ganglia, as illustrated in the video here.

Einstein Saw Reality’s Persistence – You?

Joanna Young,  over at Confident Writing started people thinking about persistence, and that got me seeing how hanging-in’s not always a brain’s noblest attribute. Have you seen the opposite sides of persistence too? When Einstein stated that reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one, he opened a… Read more »