Your brain is designed to make binary decisions.

A binary decision uses less energy than one with dynamic variables.

When faced with 32 flavours, disregarding 30 avoids decision paralysis.

You assess the weather as good or bad.

You appraise time in terms of busy or not, and rarely the latter.

Any endeavour is quickly interpreted as a success or failure.

This thinking is predicated on a view that there is a right answer, and you intend to get it.

Epistemologically, your thinking is governed by the allure of a singular truth.

Biologically, it can be explained as your brain minimizing cognitive load.

Leadership is not about truth, it is about performance.

Binary thinking erodes performance.

Thoughtful leaders create hypotheses and pursue them with epoché.

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