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How to Pick a Career for Hyperlinkers

How to Pick a Career for Hyperlinkers

Unlike many other brain wirings, hyperlinkers rarely stick with a job longer than several years. Essentially, every new experience or bit of info will have a hyperlinker thinking: “How can I improve what I do based on this new thing I’ve learned?”

How to Recognize Overwhelm?

How to Recognize Overwhelm?

The trick with overwhelm is that once it gets a hold of you it’s easy to engage in destructive behaviors. To stop yourself from doing so, it helps if you recognize overwhelm for what it is (overwhelm) rather than all of the ways it manifests.

How Hyperlinkers Deal With Overwhelm

How Hyperlinkers Deal With Overwhelm

It’s great when you actually have the time to process all the new information you’re getting. Unfortunately, a lot of the time you don’t. You’re expected to instantly contribute to a work meeting. In a fight, your partner keeps bringing up new reasons they’re upset. At a conference, every new talk leaves you with more ideas than you can handle…

Anxiety in Hyperlinkers Explained: the Trap of the Scenario Flood

Anxiety in Hyperlinkers Explained: the Trap of the Scenario Flood

Overthinking as a Hyperlinker: the Scenario Flood We, hyperlinkers, tend to be overthinkers. Big time. Now why's that? In truth, you'll find that most people are overthinkers in situations where they're not confident about their ability to deal with the unexpected....

Comparing Hyperlinking to ADHD and ASD/Autism

Comparing Hyperlinking to ADHD and ASD/Autism

Is Hyperlinking different from ADHD/ASD (autism)? When I talk to people about hyperlinking sometimes they go “Oh, but isn’t what you describe autism?” or “Hey, that sounds like ADHD!” I can totally see why they would think that, so in this blog I want to tackle how...

Hyperlinker Talents

Hyperlinker Talents

Do You Have These 4 Hyperlinker Talents? When you're a hyperlinker, your mind is constantly expanding and improving your mental models. And sure, all minds do that, but yours seems like... on steroids. Here's 4 superskills I noticed in fellow hyperlinkers: We love the...

Book Review: Dare to Lead

Book Review: Dare to Lead

Entrepreneurship is leadership. And often, it’s hard. In Dare to Lead, Brene Brown tackles challenges of vulnerability in leadership.