During one of his answers, he shared an enlightened observation about people who are “right a lot”.
He said people who were right a lot of the time were people who often changed their minds. He doesn’t think consistency of thought is a particularly positive trait. It’s perfectly healthy — encouraged, even — to have an idea tomorrow that contradicted your idea today.
This has got to be one of the largest sinks of energy in organizations: convincing some people to change their minds, and putting up resistance to all sound reason and hard facts, because people think changing their stance will make them look stupid.
Related: so many leaders and risk-takers are so enamoured by themselves that they can only attempt things on a grand scale instead of starting small, learning quickly, and being agile. This usually comes at the cost to the team and of the business opportunity.