ConclusionWhat You Think Is What You Do

The future enters into us, in order to transform us, long before it happens.

—Rainer Maria Rilke

When you face a new decision or new challenge, step back a moment and consider whether you have the right model for it:

  • Recognize how models limit or expand your scope of actions. What is your current model? What parts of the world are you not seeing because of it? What opportunities are you missing? What parts of the world or new potential paths could you see with a new model?
  • Know when to shift horses. Does your model fit the current environment? Does a proposed new model really work better? What are the risks of implementing it? Can you use gradual experiments to reduce these risks? How can you avoid the ...

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