Think Big




            Dream
             Big
             Bi
A Psychology series
AP h l          i
How  
  dreams 
comes true?
Welcome Thinker
W l     Thi k
Welcome Dreamer
W l     D
You have many outstanding qualities 
Y h                t t di        liti
 creative ideas, a vivid imagination; 
perhaps ...
Yet, at the same time you 
 Y t t th           ti
may also feel disappointed ‐
   y               pp
 in yourself or in li...
If your creative ideas usually 
If            ti id         ll
fizzle out, it may be due to a 
           ,     y
    lack...
If so, know that not even 
If     k    th t t
Albert Einstein could get 
                      g
away with that. 
Einstein said, 
         Ei t i      id
"It's not that I'm so smart,  ,
  it's just that I stay with 
      problems longe...
Don't believe that?
D 't b li     th t?
Thomas Jefferson said, 
 Th         J ff       id
 "I find that the harder I 
work, the more luck I seem 
          to hav...
Dreamers have a tendency 
 Dreamers have a tendency
    to indulge in "magical 
thinking," believing that one 
     day gr...
Living in a world of lovely 
Living in a world of lovely
  fantasies can seem so 
 desirous, yet it's no fun 
when you win...
This is no way for a creative 
This is no way for a creative
person to live. You deserve 
 better. It's time for you to 
 ...
Here s what you need to 
Here's what you need to
    keep in mind:‐
Become more active and 
Become more active and
     less passive.  
Be cautious of letting 
   Be cautious of letting
yourself be seduced into an 
excess of passive activities.
Rather than spending a great 
 Rather than spending a great
 deal of time lounging in bed, 
reading the paper, watching TV...
Nothing succeeds like 
Nothing succeeds like
      success.
Find an activity that you like 
Find an activity that you like
            to do
Take pride in what you do. 
Take pride in what you do
      And enjoy it!
See Newton's first law of 
             motion:
"An object at rest tends to stay 
at rest and  an object in motion 
    te...
Next time you re simply 
  Next time you're simply
   sitting and staring into 
space, remind yourself that 
  you re an o...
Until you find a way to shift 
Until you find a way to shift
into motion, you'll tend to 
        stay at rest.
So discover the motion that 
So discover the motion that
  makes you come alive.
Then get going! 
     Then get going!
Challenge yourself to pay 
more attention to details. 
Have you had the 
     Have you had the
  experience of learning a 
    new word and then 
suddenly you see that word 
sud...
Clearly, the word has been 
 Clearly the word has been
 there all the time. But your 
antennae never picked it up.
Since dreamers tend to 
   Since dreamers tend to
  focus on the 'whole' and 
   gloss over the 'details', 
challenge your...
Look around you.
Look around you
Right now, without getting 
Right now without getting
up from your seat, notice 
  something you hadn't 
      noticed bef...
Look with wide open eyes. 
Look with wide‐open eyes
Observe either a new object 
  or observe a new detail 
  about a fami...
This exercise works even 
This exercise works even
  with your own body.
Put your left hand out in 
Put your left hand out in
      front of you.
Pretend you re a 
     Pretend you're a
neurosurgeon specializing in 
          hands.
What details do you notice 
What details do you notice
about your own hand that 
you hadn't noticed before?
Now put your two hands 
  Now put your two hands
next to each other. Notice at 
least 3 differences between 
      your tw...
Yes, there s always more to 
Yes there's always more to
          observe.
As a dreamer, your strength 
As a dreamer your strength
   is your creativity; your 
 weakness is your lack of 
     atten...
Once you begin to notice 
  Once you begin to notice
the details that make up the 
    whole, they'll be no 
       stoppi...
Transform vague, 
  Transform vague
passive language into 
       concrete, 
   active language.
   active language
Become more attuned to 
  Become more attuned to
the subtle ways in which you 
    speak evasively or in 
         general...
Make it a habit to avoid 
Make it a habit to avoid
    Euphemisms. 
Practice declaring 'what is' as clearly 
 and straightforwardly as you can. 
 and straightforwardly as you can.
You may initially feel uncomfortable 
  speaking in this precise manner. 
  speaking in this precise manner.
But give it a shot. It becomes more 
       natural with practice. 
       natural with practice
Thank you, 

www.amirsaiftaz.blogspot.com

   amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
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Think Big, Dream Big

  1. 1. Think Big Dream Big Bi
  2. 2. A Psychology series AP h l i
  3. 3. How   dreams  comes true?
  4. 4. Welcome Thinker W l Thi k
  5. 5. Welcome Dreamer W l D
  6. 6. You have many outstanding qualities  Y h t t di liti creative ideas, a vivid imagination;  perhaps you even view yourself as a  visionary.  visionary
  7. 7. Yet, at the same time you  Y t t th ti may also feel disappointed ‐ y pp in yourself or in life itself. 
  8. 8. If your creative ideas usually  If ti id ll fizzle out, it may be due to a  , y lack of dedicated work. 
  9. 9. If so, know that not even  If k th t t Albert Einstein could get  g away with that. 
  10. 10. Einstein said,  Ei t i id "It's not that I'm so smart,  , it's just that I stay with  problems longer.” bl l ”
  11. 11. Don't believe that? D 't b li th t?
  12. 12. Thomas Jefferson said,  Th J ff id "I find that the harder I  work, the more luck I seem  to have.” h ”
  13. 13. Dreamers have a tendency  Dreamers have a tendency to indulge in "magical  thinking," believing that one  day great things will  day great things will "magically" happen for  them. 
  14. 14. Living in a world of lovely  Living in a world of lovely fantasies can seem so  desirous, yet it's no fun  when you wind up living in  when you wind up living in your dreams instead of  living out your dreams.
  15. 15. This is no way for a creative  This is no way for a creative person to live. You deserve  better. It's time for you to  create a future that  will  create a future that "will come true". 
  16. 16. Here s what you need to  Here's what you need to keep in mind:‐
  17. 17. Become more active and  Become more active and less passive.  
  18. 18. Be cautious of letting  Be cautious of letting yourself be seduced into an  excess of passive activities.
  19. 19. Rather than spending a great  Rather than spending a great deal of time lounging in bed,  reading the paper, watching TV  di th t hi TV or surfing the Net, experiment  with more physically vigorous  activities.  activities
  20. 20. Nothing succeeds like  Nothing succeeds like success.
  21. 21. Find an activity that you like  Find an activity that you like to do
  22. 22. Take pride in what you do.  Take pride in what you do And enjoy it!
  23. 23. See Newton's first law of  motion: "An object at rest tends to stay  at rest and  an object in motion  tends to stay in motion tends to stay in motion“.
  24. 24. Next time you re simply  Next time you're simply sitting and staring into  space, remind yourself that  you re an object at rest. you're an object at rest
  25. 25. Until you find a way to shift  Until you find a way to shift into motion, you'll tend to  stay at rest.
  26. 26. So discover the motion that  So discover the motion that makes you come alive.
  27. 27. Then get going!  Then get going! Challenge yourself to pay  more attention to details. 
  28. 28. Have you had the  Have you had the experience of learning a  new word and then  suddenly you see that word  suddenly you see that word everywhere?
  29. 29. Clearly, the word has been  Clearly the word has been there all the time. But your  antennae never picked it up.
  30. 30. Since dreamers tend to  Since dreamers tend to focus on the 'whole' and  gloss over the 'details',  challenge yourself to reverse  challenge yourself to reverse that direction. 
  31. 31. Look around you. Look around you
  32. 32. Right now, without getting  Right now without getting up from your seat, notice  something you hadn't  noticed before. noticed before
  33. 33. Look with wide open eyes.  Look with wide‐open eyes Observe either a new object  or observe a new detail  about a familiar object. about a familiar object
  34. 34. This exercise works even  This exercise works even with your own body.
  35. 35. Put your left hand out in  Put your left hand out in front of you.
  36. 36. Pretend you re a  Pretend you're a neurosurgeon specializing in  hands.
  37. 37. What details do you notice  What details do you notice about your own hand that  you hadn't noticed before?
  38. 38. Now put your two hands  Now put your two hands next to each other. Notice at  least 3 differences between  your two hands.   your two hands
  39. 39. Yes, there s always more to  Yes there's always more to observe.
  40. 40. As a dreamer, your strength  As a dreamer your strength is your creativity; your  weakness is your lack of  attention to details. attention to details
  41. 41. Once you begin to notice  Once you begin to notice the details that make up the  whole, they'll be no  stopping you! stopping you!
  42. 42. Transform vague,  Transform vague passive language into  concrete,  active language. active language
  43. 43. Become more attuned to  Become more attuned to the subtle ways in which you  speak evasively or in  generalities
  44. 44. Make it a habit to avoid  Make it a habit to avoid Euphemisms. 
  45. 45. Practice declaring 'what is' as clearly  and straightforwardly as you can.  and straightforwardly as you can.
  46. 46. You may initially feel uncomfortable  speaking in this precise manner.  speaking in this precise manner.
  47. 47. But give it a shot. It becomes more  natural with practice.  natural with practice
  48. 48. Thank you,  www.amirsaiftaz.blogspot.com amirsaiftaz@gmail.com
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