From Volume 16, Issue 5:What’s the best thing to do? What’s right? Or what’s kind? It depends on your goal, I suppose. If I’m in a contest that I really want to win… or perhaps must win (to relieve financial stress), then I will definitely put all my efforts into being right.
From Volume 12, Issue 12:Pure science, it is said, is involved in the exercise of continuously proving itself wrong. That’s how new discoveries, breakthroughs, and apparent miracles happen.
From Volume 7, Issue 10:Personal note: I hate being wrong. I hate it so much that even when I was, I could argue my point ad nauseum until I prevailed. In many organizational circles, this trait is admired. It also produces armies of yes-men direct reports that allow little innovation or creative thinking.
From Volume 6, Issue 8:Recently, a client used the V8 palm-to-forehead smash when he realized that people who piss him off are executing their power over him. To rage and attack such people just further proves that the antagonist has total control over him. He gets completely engaged in the game, which is being directed by the other person.