Podcast Episode #382
Rarely do people push back against conventional wisdom. But as we share today, maybe they should.
Some highlights from today’s episode include:
- Don’t assume conventional wisdom to always be truth.
- When someone at a church says “We can’t do that because it’s in the bylaws,” that is not always the case. And if it is, bylaws can be changed.
- Most policies are implemented to idiot-proof an organization.
- Leaders often use conventional wisdom as an excuse not to lead.
The five problems we discuss are:
- Conventional wisdom is not always conventional
- Conventional wisdom is not always wise
- Conventional wisdom often has sketchy history
- Question things that have no documentation or authority
- Don’t do stupid. but don’t hold back
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