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Thinking Beyond "Yes" And "No"

Opening your mind to the possibility that there could be more answers than just yes or no means you are able to see past the obvious right or wrong answers that have been used in the past—and see a third, fourth, fifth option.

You don’t know yet if it will work. But in this way, obstacles become chances to experiment and try to find new solutions.

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MORE IDEAS FROM A Key Mindset to Achieve More - Michael Hyatt

  • Practice grayscale thinking. This means that the world isn’t just seen in black and white. It means opening your mind to the possibility that there could be more answers than just yes or no.
  • Overcome resistance to change by experimenting. We have a tendency to stick with what is familiar even if it really isn’t the best option.
  • Recognize that you always have more to learn. To have an experimental mindset, you must be willing to see what others are doing better. Take their insight and use it to create your own solutions. 

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The Experimental Mindset

It means looking at the world differently. Any successful person you see didn’t get there by doing the same old thing. They innovated. They adapted. They changed. Rather than thinking “Well, that’s just how it is,” you instead think “what can I do to make it better?”

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