It is vanity to have contempt for the opinions of others. Caring too much what others think, however, crushes incentive and originality. Sharing one’s notions in print requires the author to straddle the gap between the two without becoming addicted to compromise.
Having a good idea but despising its execution due to an ill-chosen phrase is so common as to deserve little attention, but if the reader can sense the conflict, perhaps it’s not wasted. If you find the perfect combination of words and ideas, you may be fairly certain that it has already been used.
If your expectation is to read something today that you might remember a week later, it is my humble ambition to produce it.
Raised in Fort Lauderdale, Mike Corbett graduated from Rollins College and Crummer Graduate School of Business in Winter Park, Florida.
He established an international reputation during decades of high level game competition in addition to providing entertaining lectures and contributions to periodicals on game theory.
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