Getting Better

Are You The Judge? (Part I)

Gavel & Stryker
Gavel & Stryker (Photo credit: KeithBurtis)

Have you ever seen a stranger across the room and, based on what you see, made a decision about that person?  Have you ever made a judgment about a person based on what he or she does for a living or has done in the past?  Of course you have. We all do it. I’ve done it to other people and people have done it to me.

Judging someone is about forming an opinion about that person without all the facts, before you get to know him or her.  I’m not going to talk about how wrong it is to judge another person because I think you already know that.  I’m going to point out how judging someone hurts you in three specific ways: Continue reading “Are You The Judge? (Part I)”