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    • TripleG
      Reading streakScout
      1 month ago

      Solid advice that I’m taking seriously.

      • EZ19691 month ago

        I agree. It’s simple and achievable.

    • Pegeen
      Top reader this weekScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      Regardless of how one feels about Bezos, I think this advice solid. Having said that, most let their egos get in the way. And I also find that listening is a crucial skill that many have not taken the time to develop. Lots of work needed here!

      • thorgalle
        ScoutScribe
        1 month ago

        I was cringing at the Bezos fanboyism here, but I can’t deny that the advice sounds good. Also for Readup.

        • Pegeen
          Top reader this weekScoutScribe
          1 month ago

          Thor, the older I get, the more liberating it is to say “I don’t know.” It doesn’t mean I don’t have an opinion, just that I am open to other opinions and ideas. Because of articles on Readup concerning statistics on how many people feel they know a lot more than they actually do, it gave me pause. How much have I really looked into this person/subject/situation and how much of it is just opinions of others that I happen to agree with? I can be lazy with my research! Readup has been SO expansive in that area for me. The diversity of reliable, credible articles and the community - both have really opened me up. I’m beginning to feel that discernment is more beneficial than judgement.

          • thorgalle
            ScoutScribe
            1 month ago

            I’m beginning to feel that discernment is more beneficial than judgement.

            Or at least, discernment should come before judgement. Nice quote! I’m happy Readup makes you feel that way!

        • DellwoodBarker
          Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
          1 month ago

          Ditto 💫

      • DellwoodBarker
        Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
        1 month ago

        👍🏽 Ditto &….

    • DellwoodBarker
      Top reader this weekReading streakScoutScribe
      1 month ago

      I read Bezos and my first instinct is avoid, avoid, avoid especially when he is focusing on space and leaving behind a ton of waste with the company (such a perspective shifter to be a part of recycling team and grasp just how much waste is accumulated..)

      That said: this is phenomenal advice and I have my own vulnerable ignorant juxtaposing contradictory faults as an imperfect human, also.

      I really strive to celebrate change and being proven wrong. Kinda fun actually! If we allow…. Like seasons as I am sitting outdoors at coffee shop fully celebratory of my favorite cozy season: Fall.

      🍂😁🍁

      "People who are right a lot listen a lot, and they change their mind a lot," Bezos once said in an interview. "They wake up and re-analyze things and change their mind. If you don't change your mind frequently, you're going to be wrong a lot. People who are right a lot want to disconfirm their fundamental biases."

      This is why it's so important to be open to criticism.

      Negative feedback is like a freshly mined diamond. To the naked eye, it's ugly. But if you cut it and polish it, viewing the criticism not as an attack, but as potentially valuable, you can use it to improve and grow. Much like how a diamond cutter takes a raw diamond and turns it into something beautiful, you can learn to extract the benefits of criticism.

      Truthfully, I have a ways to go to get to an ideal conscious environmental being (bill does an Deeply Admirable job as such from my perspective).

      💯♻️💓