Sometimes we do and think things because we believe them to be right.
And other times, we do them because we because them to be right once… but they became part of our identity, and now we can’t accept that we might have changed our minds, because that would change our identity.
Maybe our political views changed but we built a reputation in our peer group around our old views.
Or perhaps your personal brand stands for something, but now you believe something else and feel stuck about what to do with that.
Identity is a potent force and integral to how us humans interface with the world around us.
But it can also be a barrier to our growth if we’re not paying attention, willing to change, and willing to admit we’re wrong sometimes.