Don’t Close Your Mind: Always Question Your Assumptions
Posted in Assumptions, Behavior, Business, Business Models, Publishing
“We’re going to have to make a lot of different assumptions,” says the head of one large publishing house in this article discussing the imminent demise of Border’s — one of the world’s large bookstores.
The individual is, of course, correct but the real question is why he (or she) didn’t begin questioning his assumptions years ago.
One of the critical skills of the future will be unlearning and an integral component of unlearning is the willingness and ability to always question your assumptions. (If you’re interested in how to unlearn I encourage you to pick up a copy of my new book, Higher Unlearning: 39 Post-Requisite Lessons for Achieving a Successful Future.)
If It Goes Without Saying, Question It