Map vs Territory
Map is a simplified representation of the reality(territory) in someone's mind. People generally confuse map for territory - but Map is not the territory.
When engaging with people, try to understand their maps.
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Scout Mindset vs Soldier Mindset
Soldier mindset thinks of their ideas as the land to defend - and attacks other external ideas or evidence that threaten their idea. Scout mindset is to go out, explore other ideas to get to the most accurate representation of reality as
Mental Model is a simplified mental representation of a complex real world system. Mental Model is how we understand the world. When we try to make sense of something, we simplify parts of it, prioritize some parts - so as to reduce its c
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Why saying I don't know is a key to success - Poker champion Annie Duke
We have to embrace uncertainty. We have been taught that "I don't know" as a bad state of mind. But in most case it is an accurate model of the world. The more accurate our maps are, the better our decision making. B
Authentic Listening - Reality
Listen to understand the reality of the speaker - treat it as the only reality. If done right, you should be able to recreate that reality in your own mind. If you can do this the other person will think that you "get" them. You are tryin
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Founding Assumptions No bad intentions Accept without judgment Past != Future No one is broken Everything is possible Empowerment via responsibility Factors that impede or ability to listen/learn External factors