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'Give it 5 minutes'

Give someone's ideas some time to set in before you start arguing against them. Five minutes represents “think”, not react. Because usually, the faster you react, the less you think. Not always, but often.

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Asking questions vs. pushing back

  • Pushing back means you already think you know. 
  • Asking questions means you want to know. Ask more questions.

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Dismissing an idea

... is so easy because it doesn’t involve any work. You can ignore it. You can puff some smoke at it. That’s easy. 

The hard thing to do is protect it, think about it, let it marinate, explore it, and try it. The right idea could start out life as the wrong idea.

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