Not all interruptions are created equal. Many of them can slow down your progress on a given task but can provide vital information for long-term success and, more importantly, make you feel valued. They create a feeling that you belong.
You can increase your chances of getting through evaluations based on subjective criteria by merely showing up at the right time. If you evaluate others, understanding what’s going on in your brain will improve your chance of being fair and pick those who are genuinely the best, not those who showed up at the right time.
Don’t get seduced by the worship of personality. It is a mistake to latch on only one person, and say that they are the reason behind the success. You may miss all the other factors that played a role and learn the wrong lessons.
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