Assumptions: It’s Not What You Think

Being mindful of why we do what we do in the world can be hard work; interpreting why others do what they do, on top of monitoring ourselves, is a recipe for disaster. The problem with interpreting others’ actions is that the things we make up about another person’s behavior is almost always negatively skewed: […]

The Assumptions We Make And How They Hurt Us

People make assumptions about other people all the time.  We assume we know what others are really thinking, why they’re doing what they’re doing and what they really mean rather than taking them at their word.  The problem with making assumptions about why others are doing what they’re doing is that we almost always assume […]