The crux of the problem is where the two cross. If we are no longer effectively listening, and, we are certain we are right (actively avoiding being wrong), we have lost the ability to…learn.
We stop learning, stop being able to overcome adversity, because we are no longer ale to recognize that perhaps, just perhaps, we are wrong, that we need to change.
As we’re all aware, in today’s world simply sticking to your knitting is tantamount to a slow fall backward. Sticking to your knitting, may be viewed as staying the course and following a prescribed strategy. Yet I think ‘sticking to your knitting’ is in the process of being, well, redefined.
As I read through a number of articles and commentary this week, all coincidental in their timing, the notion of strategic development through experimentation came across loud and clear. …and it’s not just single-point success.
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That is the assertion I hear all to frequently in discussions involving new business startups. It is as though the listener, a new entrepreneur, is powerless to do anything about it. Cast a 20-sided die and, if your number comes out on top, you’ll succeed.
Don’t know about you, but those odds suck. And, it turns out, those odds are wrong.
Fires are everywhere. Endless spats flare up between groups. Everyone’s right and no one’s wrong.
Maybe everyone should ask the overarching question: What are you trying to accomplish here?