People tend to over-think things.
I admit that I might be somebody that has a tendancy to UNDER-think things, but I came to the realization last night that people often OVER-think things.
I am not advocating that things shouldn't be planned or well thought out, but there is a point at which the marginal benefit of additional brainpower only decreases the final product. And I think people often spend some much time THINKING, that as they approach that over-thinking point - they completely miss it.
Which comes down to learning point #2: You have to know when to say when.
This is what bothers me about type A personalities. They NEVER know when to say when because they are so high strung all the time.
Also, type A personalites are not fun for me to be around because they bring the SAME energy to every interaction you have with them. Going into a meeting with a type A is like watching a bad tv show over and over... you know what exactly is going to happen at the end and you're not going to like it one bit.
Of course, I wanted to title this post "Women tend to over-think" things... but perhaps we can't and shouldn't generalize. Or should we?