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> When I find myself itching to interrupt someone with my thoughts about a topic I try to ask myself “what am I being asked to be an expert in here?” Often I realize that in my enthusiasm to show my casual knowledge I’m about to correct someone that who has devoted a considerable amount of time and effort into developing their expertise in the topic. I never regret keeping my mouth shut and letting them speak.

This definitely resonated with me.




there is rarely a really good reason to speak. All our meetings would be about 10% of what they are if

- ppl weren't interrupted

- stayed on point

- things weren't repeated more than once


That last bit of only valid if minutes are taken.




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