Having clarity of thought can be challenging. Why? Many of us receive what seems to be countless sensory inputs daily. The bombardment of our senses is the new norm. What can we do to be more observant in a world that seems built to distract us?
The obstacles to making good deductions, often involves the ability to capture and store what we see. If we want to think like Sherlock Holmes, we need to do some things to improve our capturing process.
I am sitting in a coffee shop. I won’t say which one, but I will say that it rhythms with the words “car” and “trucks”. At the table where I sit, I find myself sliding a coffee cup between my hands. Back and forth it moves across the table. In my head I say, “this is l...
Our brains love to be lazy and that's not something we can say about Holmes and his thinking. When Henry reasons out how the person who sent him the note did it, he gets the logic correct, but his attention to the details are missing.