Assumptions can be very unwise
False assumptions lead to false conclusions
🔚 I’ve been discussing, in my leadership sessions, Assumptions. Particularly false ones.
Jumping to conclusions, in other words.
🤔 And what’s interesting for me, as it often seems to be, is that making assumptions or rather not making assumptions is a fairly obvious matter.
🛑 Except that so often it isn’t. It requires a lot of consideration. And so often we fall into the dangerous trap of making them.
🤨 I know I do. So now I try hard to…
🎐 Breathe, Pause & Listen.
Have you had cause to regret jumping to conclusions? Do you have a story to share about your team doing so? Please feel free to share in the comments.