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Why it matters to be open minded

In the first place, you are going to miss a hell lot of opportunities to accomplish something awesome.

There are opportunities showing up every day, but only a few people are taking advantage of at least few of them.

Let's think about this: you are contacted by a local broker that is trying to convince you to invest in a great start-up. You decline and later discover that this just became a big company.

By having a bad general conception about local brokers, you are not giving credit to an ending that could have been great.

This happens very often. Open mindness could make you rich.


“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while, or the light won't come in.”


How to be open minded

By not believing that your concepts are buletproof.

The skill of being open minded stands in how capable you are to have a second thought even for a seemingly straight forward situation.

When we are intepreting a situation, we are counting on a conception that we already have in order to efficiently judge it.

What if we would judge every situation without comparing it with a conception that might be biased?

This bias is often encountered because we tend to equate past situations with present ones. But they are different...

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Failure is the best opportunity to begin again. Passionate about cybersecurity, astronomy, psychology, philosophy and physics. Opinions are mine. Judge for yourself.