I have avoided saying a lot of unkind and unnecessary things by doing this. Specially when being in “the heat of the moment”.
Taking a pause to remember these filters gives me a brief moment to double think about what I’m about to say.
Life, work, anything.
- When trying to decide to take a job offer that was a huge stretch skill-wise 10 years ago: "If someone else can learn to do it, you can learn to do it." Worked out amazing for my life and career.