Tuesday, September 1, 2015

A Quick Note On Perspective

The problem with big picture people is that they often have trouble understanding how the details conflict with their desires and finding ways around that.

The problem with hyper-detail-oriented people is they have difficulty lifting their heads up to see the broader scope of the problem. The adage "can't see the forest for the trees" comes to mind.

If you live somewhere in the middle, you may be doomed to be a translator, and succumb to your own myopic view from one to the next.

The key is to learn how not to operate positioned in between the worlds, but to move interchangeably between them, speaking both languages so fluently, each group thinks of you as a kindred, native speaker, no matter the language.

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