We overlook ’t have to be erroneous. But we receive a chance to make matters.
A do-over’s cost is frequently less than the price of sticking on information.
Within nine months, I found what others were visiting. I saw it had been more powerful than a host and that the power of connectivity.
That is why we so readily get stuck.
We get stuck defending what we decided. Because it feels easier to defend than it does to be incorrect.
It still wasn’t simple to say, “I had been wrong. ”
That’s a hard market.
It’s hard to find someone (a customer, a boss, a voter, a partner) to say those 3 words. Difficult to state our own behalf, too.
That decision cost me a billion dollars.
The alternative is, “according to information that is fresh, I can make a decision. ”
In 1993, in my role as creator of an internet business, I rejected the idea of the world net. I found Mosaic (and then Netscape) and decided it was stupid, a dead end, a technology not worthy of our small company’s time.
“Why didn’Can you tell me it would result in each of these bad outcomes? ”
Just underinformed, not wrong.
On what ’ s happening based on new science and new information, we can make a decision. We can make a choice on governance or about a political referendum.