Hold That Thought, from Kim Witten, PhD

Flexible mind, repeatable process

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Hello Reader,

Diving right into the good stuff, here are this week's picks to help turn overthinking into expert thinking:

  1. “Having a style collapses hundreds of future decisions into one, and gives you focus.”More on style as consistent constraint by Steph Ango
  2. 20 new ways to measure success, from minimalist Joshua Becker
  3. Fuelled by my desire to provide a great experience + my disgust with media misrepresentations, I made a short video to explain what coaching (actually) is and how it (really) works:

Extra thoughts…

Reflecting on the 20 success measures linked above, I was drawn toward 12. Integrity in the details. And as a frequent disrupter of things, I find 18. respect for authority to be especially challenging at times.

Which ones come more naturally to you? Which ones are a struggle?

And since we're here and it's already November, enjoy another gem from Joshua Becker: a guide to gifting experiences over things

Lastly, I've been thinking about the links I put in this newsletter and how our overthinking brains need rest and play, too. So here's something delightful that won't make you think too hard, but will make you glance at the clock and wonder, what book is it right now?

I hope you have a great rest of your week. Please get in touch if you have a thought to share, a question to ask, or a topic you'd like to see explored in an upcoming newsletter.

Until next Thursday,


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Hello! My name is Kim Witten and I’ve spent four decades overthinking absolutely everything. I’ve turned this ability into a super skill to get stuff done and now my mission is to help others do the same. Read more about my journey

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