Why should you become a ‘soggy’ thinker?

Posted on June 20th, by Dr Rob Yeung .

Do you see the world as black-or-white or in shades of grey?

Some years ago, I did some research and discovered that shades of grey (SOG or ‘soggy’) thinking was associated with higher performance in the workplace. It helps people to be more persuasive. It may also help people to be more creative too. Separate research also suggests that people who engage in a lot of black-or-white, binary thinking may also experience higher levels of anxiety and depression because they feel they have fewer options available to them.

So what is soggy thinking? And do you need to tweak your mind-set at all?

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