Don’s top 3 tips for delivering more value:
Johnathan Haidt explains why this is hard in his book The Righteous Mind.
“Brains evaluate everything in terms of potential threat or benefit to the self, and then adjust behavior to get more of the good stuff and less of the bad (note 6 Bowlby 1969)”
Haidt explains we have an inner lawyer rather than an inner scientist.
We decide things almost instantly and then set about backing up our decissions.
More on the deciding fast stuff
This facial recognition stuff is the Fast in Daniel Kahnamen’s Thinking Fast and Slow.
It is the Slow Thinking that enables us to write good code.
It is Slow Thinking that enables us to proceed in learning by conjecture and refutation. The trick we call Science.