Be open-minded. But not so open that your brains fall out. Something that has served me well is to give people the benefit of the doubt. In my book, people earn trust but they also earn mistrust. There is an old saying: “Fool me once, shame on you. Fool me twice, shame on me.” Don’t be naïve, but be open-minded enough to know that not everyone is always out to get you.
Weekly Tip For 28 November 2017, “The Benefit of the Doubt”