“Your assumptions are your windows on the world. Scrub them off every once in a while or the light won’t come in.”

—Alan Alda, American actor, director, screenwriter, and comedian

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Alan Alda was the lead character of one of my favorite shows – M*A*S*H* – from 1972 until 1983. Today’s quote seems appropriate given his nickname on the series was Hawkeye.

Hawks have extraordinary eyesight, and can target their prey up to two miles away. That is eight times better than we humans, on a good day.

Unfortunately for most of us, our assumptions, biases, and personal filters cloud and sometimes completely block our view of things.


How can and will you take Hawkeye’s coaching and scrub your windows on the world to see further and more clearly than ever before?