Deliberate thought is a human gift – a competitive advantage of some sorts. Our thoughts control our actions. Though mystical powers are not likely present in our thoughts; the power of our individual thoughts impacts our behavior and the behavior of others around us.
Our vision of the future can be communicated unconsciously and non-verbally creating a shared vision. Carl Jung theorized about a collective unconscious where people in close vicinity pick-up each other’s thoughts without speaking.
Positive thinking stems from the Protestant reformation and the concept was independently published beginning in 1889 by Prentice Mulford with his book titled “Thoughts are Things”.
The repetition of the positive thinking concept provides evidence that there is value in this process of thinking. Anyway, who would want to think negatively all of the time?
Most of the world we live in is of human construct. Our reality is more imaginatively structural than it is physical. Concepts, laws, hierarchies, obedience, etc. are all shared vision which is how our thoughts play a role in our society. Society, culture, and social economics are virtually a shared mental construct.
An example of a physical construct is jail and is meant to punish by not allowing mental abilities to thrive.
Our thoughts are our gifts to our families, friends, cultures, work, societies, and reverberates in a continued shared pattern throughout the world.
Our thoughts are like viruses and when shared with a select majority, a tipping point is created that allows those thoughts to manifest social belief and become viral.
We are creating reality as we live and we are the only species that can do that.
Our lives are constructed through our thoughts.
Daily schedules are created through thought.
Learning is based on thought.
Thought is the engine of innovation.
Thought is the generator of decisions.
Thought is the competitive advantage that we all share.
The power of thought is often underestimated,
and when you can get an entire group to buy-in to the same ideology the power can be exponential.
As a leader you need to be able to get everyone on the same page and path, and learning this ability can start at an educational institution like Saint Mary’s University Online
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