Listen to a domain expert, even if he’s weird

Some people are domain experts.

Maybe a bit emotional, maybe a bit racist, maybe a bit sexist, maybe a bit dogmatic.

Negatives aside, absolute pros in their field.

Remember: He may be wrong in all other areas of life, but he’s right in that area of his domain expertise.

Put aside your instinctive distrust of his flaws.

Take advice on the subject he knows.


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