Left vs. Right Brain: What’s the Difference Anyway? [Infographic]

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You’ve probably heard people talk about the left brain vs. right brain debate, but have you ever thought about how your way of thinking could impact your business? Or what you can do to train your brain one way or the other? Find out.



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Left Brain vs. Right Brain

What’s the difference anyway?

Left brain thinkers tend to be more analytical and logical, focusing on linear and sequential thinking. You may know them as people who are detail-oriented and struggle when trying to view things in abstract.

Right brain thinkers tend to be more creative, preferring visual imagery and spatial awareness. They are known to be open-minded, multidimensional thinkers and struggle when it comes to organization.

Financing and the Left Brain Thinker

As a left brain thinker, you may be more likely to consider equipment financing. Here’s why: With equipment financing you know before your purchase exactly what you are buying, who the vendor is that sells the equipment, and what you plan on using the equipment for. No abstract thinking, no guessing – just facts and logic.

  • Mathematics

Financing and the Right Brain Thinker

As a right brain thinker, you may be more likely to consider working capital. Here’s why: Working capital can be used to take advantage of business opportunities. However, that may mean you use it to hire more staff, purchase bulk inventory, or enhance your marketing. There’s no set path for your working capital use – just creativity and intuition.

  • Imagination
  • Creativity
  • Rhythm
  • Melody of Songs

Exercising Your Brain

There may not be any scientific truth to the left vs. right brain debate, but what we do know is it’s important to exercise both. And here are some good places to start.

Left Brain activities:

  • Read everyday
  • Start a new hobby
  • Do puzzles
  • Watch educational programs

Right Brain activities:

  • Try new things
  • Play devil’s advocate
  • Meditate
  • Use a word-of-the-day app

Which One Are You?

Want to find out if you operate your business with the left or the right brain? Take this quiz to find out: http://bit.ly/1OqEzkb

Or, if you’d rather jump ahead and start growing your business with financing, we can help… no matter what type of thinker you are! Contact us today to get the tools you need to get started.

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