The Overestimating Problem

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Even if you have been thinking it for a long time. Especially if you have been thinking it for a long time.

Ever run into a brick wall trying to reason with someone? So frickin’ frustrating!

Ever notice that sometimes you are the brick wall? Especially when someone dares to have a contrary opinion to yours?

It’s taken a while, but I am learning to say, Tell me more about that, or That’s interesting before I start my reBUTtle. Consequently, I have found out I am wrong more often than I thought; improving, only because I was willing to peek over my brick wall and discover an overestimation.

5 thoughts on “The Overestimating Problem

  1. Reblogged this on Leadership Strikes and commented:
    Seek first to understand…

  2. A great message that reinforces the importance of listening, using empathy, and “seeking first to understand, then to be understood”.

  3. Agree Pam! We all can grow through listening. I, for one, have definitely learnt much and is continuing to learn from our community! Have a great weekend, Pam!

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