Point of Reference

Have you ever been in a situation where you look at the same picture with someone, and end up with both of you having two different conclusion?  Or you read and perform a written instruction, only to find out that it’s not what the result should be?

I had a situation where I posted on a discussion and thought the person was looking for advice.  I entered into the discussion, offered more than 2 cents of advice only to find out that I misread the essence of the discussion.  What went wrong?  Maybe too much sugar or the Lakers doing good nowadays?  I misunderstood the other person’s baseline – their point of reference. Continue reading