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In 100 Words: Accepting the Differences

Mark had joined this new company only a few months back, but he felt frustrated. He looked at problems from a very different point-of-view than his boss resulting in strong debates over solutions.

One fine morning, Mark put up his resignation.

“Why?” asked the boss. “Because my thought process is very different than yours”, replied Mark.

Boss gently smiled and said, “That’s precisely the reason you were hired at first place!

Boss explained, “If two people always agree, one of them isn’t needed. I debate with you to clarify our thinking. If you take differences personally, you will never grow.

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