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Don’t Discount Expert Knowledge Just Because You Disagree with It

Numbers do not lie, but people might. As such, too many people right now over-emphasize their distrust of people and deemphasize trust of people’s data. This is leading to expert knowledge and experience being disregarded for bad reasons. A post at Consultants Mind relays this message and discusses its implications for consultants. It also categorizes the different ways that inaccurate or close-minded attitudes can lead to the “death of expertise.” Ultimately, the only way to avoid falling into this trap of indefensible distrust is to remain a critical thinker, in every possible way.

You can view the full post here: http://www.consultantsmind.com/2017/10/14/death-of-expertise-by-tom-nichols/

About John Friscia

John Friscia is the Editor of Computer Aid's Accelerating IT Success. He began working for Computer Aid, Inc. in 2013 and continues to provide graphic design support for AITS. He graduated summa cum laude from Shippensburg University with a B.A. in English.

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