What Our Assumptions Say about Our Blind Spots

How many times a day do you assume you know what others are thinking? How often do you assume you know what will happen next? Do you ever, ahem, make these assumptions when you have no evidence to back them up?

I do. A lot, it turns out. Which brings me to that age-old pearl of wisdom about assumptions: they make an ass of u and me.

--

--

--

Author & certified professional coach • BA in Business & Psychology. • Thrive Global editor-at-large• Author of 11 books • Well-Being & Empowerment Advocate.

Love podcasts or audiobooks? Learn on the go with our new app.

Recommended from Medium

My (day) dreams are embarrassing

3 Reasons Why You Should Not Sing Your Own Praise

What Productive People Know that Others Don’t

Definition of ‘Perfection’

How Exercise Affects Work Ethic

Words We Have Heard From TV Shows and Movies

Can the law of attraction change your game?

Get the Medium app

A button that says 'Download on the App Store', and if clicked it will lead you to the iOS App store
A button that says 'Get it on, Google Play', and if clicked it will lead you to the Google Play store
Emily Madill

Emily Madill

Author & certified professional coach • BA in Business & Psychology. • Thrive Global editor-at-large• Author of 11 books • Well-Being & Empowerment Advocate.

More from Medium

Why I Celebrate Unconscious Unawareness: Part 2

A black and white kitten playing with a weed on cobble stone

Schizophrenia and My Dad

Stress creates the feeling of realness

How To Set New Standards for Personal Recovery & Healing.