Jeff Bezos: People Who Are Right Are People That Change Their Mind A Lot

Jeff Bezos

Good perspective from Jeff Bezos who was speaking with Chicago tech company 37 Signals:

He said people who were right a lot of the time were people who often changed their minds. He doesn’t think consistency of thought is a particularly positive trait. It’s perfectly healthy — encouraged, even — to have an idea tomorrow that contradicted your idea today.

He’s observed that the smartest people are constantly revising their understanding, reconsidering a problem they thought they’d already solved. They’re open to new points of view, new information, new ideas, contradictions, and challenges to their own way of thinking.

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