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Mental models are a set of ideas, which like an algorithm, shapes our perception and understanding of how the world operates.
And we need to evaluate the validity of these shortcuts and check the reliability of the mental models to ensure they are effective.
The most important part is to check the consistency of any mental model when the same circumstances are applied repeatedly. Ideally one has to get the same result. This is usually done by:
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Emotions are useful tools while taking a decision, when utilized in the right way. The three components of our emotional experience are:
Emotions are not a disposable or unnecessary response, but are signals, giving us vital clues about the state of our mind and body, akin to pain. It is a neglected part of our survival mechanism.
Our natural reaction is to suppress our emotions, but it is increasingly apparent that repression of our emotions, especially the stronger kind, is psychologically and physically harmful to us.
Showing emotion using empathetic and active listening is part of emotional intelligence and is greatly valued as a managerial skill set.
Studies show that empathic leaders enjoy more success and goodwill. Interpersonal communication is greatly enhanced when one is able to read someone's emotions and control one’s emotional reactions.
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