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The Little Black Book of Decision Making by Michael Nicholas

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10 Unlocking Creativity Through Mindfulness

“My experience is what I agree to attend to. Only those items which I notice shape my mind – without selective interest, experience is an utter chaos.”

—William James

William James, who has been labelled by some as the “father of American psychology”, powerfully captures the difference between being mindful and mindless – his warning being that without attention, the way we experience life will be “utter chaos”! I hope that I've demonstrated the value of mindfulness – the ability to pay attention in a deliberate way – and that this is especially true in a changing environment, through the many examples I've offered. Because of the importance of attention to our ability to learn, I believe that ...

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