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The purpose of learning isn’t to affirm our beliefs; it’s to evolve our beliefs.



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To embrace a growth mindset, think like a scientist.

To embrace a growth mindset, think like a scientist.

Every time we think or talk, we tend to fall into the role of one of these characters:

  1. a preacher, who is only interested in expressing himself
  2. a prosecutor, whose goal is to win
  3. a politician, a people pleaser
  4. ...


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Constructive Conflicts: How to Get Hot Without Getting Mad

Constructive Conflicts: How to Get Hot Without Getting Mad

Adam Grants explains two types of conflicts:

  1. relationship conflicts, and
  2. task conflicts.

Task conflicts are constructive by nature. In relationship conflicts, it takes great respect for each other for such conflicts to be construct...


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Rethinking and corporate culture of learning

Rethinking and corporate culture of learning

An organization with a culture of learning requires:

  1. psychological safety and
  2. accountability to both the process and outcome.

So, these are what they do:

  • They avoid best practices and keep rethinking the...


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Arguments are extremely vulgar, for everyone in good society holds exactly the same opinions. 



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Your identity is not determined by your beliefs.

Your identity is not determined by your beliefs.

We should live by our personal values, instead. This will allow us to let go of our beliefs without crisis if they turn out to be wrong or go outdated.


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Motivational Interviewing: Helping Others Change through Questions

Motivational Interviewing: Helping Others Change through Questions

We can't change others, but we can motivate them to change by using motivational interviewing:

  1. Ask open-ended questions
  2. Engage in reflective listening
  3. Affirm the person’s desire and ability to change

The goal is not to persuade but to look for...


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Rethinking liberates us to do more than updating our knowledge and opinions---It's a tool for leading a more fulfilling life. 



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Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change their minds cannot change anything.



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Overconfidence is ignorance plus arrogance.

Overconfidence is ignorance plus arrogance.

We should teach ourselves to be confident but modest.


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Three Things a Skilled Negotiator Do Differently

Three Things a Skilled Negotiator Do Differently

They do not attack the other side nor defend their position!

  1. They find common ground. 
  2. They present only a few reasons to support their case. 
  3. They ask questions.

In Grant Adam's words:

"They app...


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Progress is impossible without change.

Progress is impossible without change.

The world changes constantly, so the best way to adapt to an ever-changing environment is to embrace rethinking.


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  • Our beliefs, the stories we keep telling ourselves daily, along with our constant thoughts and emotions drive a lot of choices we make.
  • These unconscious beliefs and thought patterns shape our reality.
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Limiting Beliefs And Confirmation Bias

Our limiting beliefs sit in our subconscious mind and thus stunt us from seeing—or believing in—possibility. And because of our mind’s confirmation bias (the tendency to interpret new evidence as confirmation of one's existing beliefs or theories), we are prone to believe what we...



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  • It’s not the events of our lives that shape us, but our beliefs as to what those events mean.
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