Would it be a good idea to turn all 480,000 school buses in the United States into electric vehicles?
It is thought that mindsets are on a continuum with two extremes; fixed and growth.
Are our ideas good so we do them, or do our ideas become good because we pursue them?
We don’t see the world as it is. We see it as we believe it to be.
Sometimes, a person being promoted is said to be the “obvious choice”. That’s convincing. If it’s obvious, why look anywhere else?
By not trusting people, we make them untrustworthy. This is a vicious cycle that can ruin relationships, kill productivity, and fuel employee turnover. Let me tell you a story about Josh We once had the worst engineer on our team.
Our brains are fantastic machines for sorting, categorizing, and filtering data. It makes sure we don’t get confused easily and that we see what is the most appropriate. Unfortunately, when we assume that people are not trustworthy, we inadvertently set our brain on a subconscious crusade that will result in proving our opinion. To help