Personality vs experience

Be careful about saying that something isn’t a fit for your personality. Maybe it’s just outside of your experience. Several times I’ve mistaken the latter for the former.

There’s a story that when someone asked George Burns whether he could play violin, he replied “I don’t know. I haven’t tried.”

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One comment on “Personality vs experience
  1. Good advice. I’ve learned a few times in the other direction — thinking something new was just a matter of getting some experience, only to find out it just wasn’t for me. But I didn’t know until I tried.