We sometimes assume that good thinking happens in quiet rooms at large desks with views. But really, for a variety of fascinating reasons, it happens most often in the shower. For gifts and more from The School of Life, visit our online shop: https://goo.gl/Nzf9o3
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“We might suppose that the best place to think would be a large room with a big desk, plenty of natural light and a window with a view – perhaps onto water or a park.
This is the premise behind the layout of most offices. The nearer one gets to the top, the closer one’s workstation will approximate to this supposed ideal: in tribute to the quality of thinking that, ideally, one would do there. Bosses tend to have big desks and even larger views.
But these assumptions are not – in fact – really true to the way our minds work…”
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