- Black Hat:
When using black hat thinking, look at things pessimistically, cautiously and defensively. Try to see why ideas and approaches might not work. This is important because it highlights the weak points in a plan or course of action. It allows you to eliminate them, alter your approach, or prepare contingency plans to counter problems that arise.
Black Hat thinking helps to make your plans tougher and more resilient. It can also help you to spot fatal flaws and risks before you embark on a course of action. Black Hat thinking is one of the real benefits of this technique, as many successful people get so used to thinking positively that often they cannot see problems in advance, leaving them under-prepared for difficulties.
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There is truth in the black hat. Many times plans need to be changed daily, routines get disrupted and estimates are way off the mark. The beginning of Q1 this year was very chaotic and because of that I lost weight faster that expected then that slowed and I leveled off. I weigh myself every day to make sure I am aware of it early if I get off track for whatever reason.
My average weight for last 6 weeks.
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