Think Again: False assumptions

English: The Sloping Sea Assumptions are what ...

English: The Sloping Sea Assumptions are what you don’t know you’re making. If you orient yourself by the strata in the cliffs at Flamborough Head, you may find yourself reaching odd conclusions! (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Tell us about a time you made a false assumption about a person or a place — how did they prove you wrong?

In my opinion, most people may never try to correct your wrong assumptions about them. Why would they? Why should they?

The only reasons they’d want to do that is if those assumptions affect them or someone they love adversely— materially, physically or mentally.

That’s good enough reason to act.

If you are in a position of power or influence, you have to be careful about your assumptions–especially about people—and whom you air them to.