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6. DON’T TRY TO FIT IN
Too often, we try to fit in with our environment because we think it will help us move forward, but the person who embraces their differences stands out, says Sally Hogshead, author of How the World Sees You: Discover Your Highest Value Through the Science of Fascination.
“Once you identify what makes you different, concentrate on it,” she says. “To be successful, you don’t have to change who you are; you have to become more of who you are.”
7. DON’T CONFUSE HAVING AN OPINION WITH HAVING A THOUGHT
Assessing a situation can get in the way of learning, says Chris Majer, author of The Power to Transform. And having an opinion is not the same as a thought.“Thinking is the process of generating an original idea or distinction,” he says. “It requires energy and attention; having an opinion requires neither. Instead of deciding whether or not you like the idea, ask yourself, ‘Where’s the power in this for me?’”
More here – Fast Company