Opinions of people are often emotionally driven and not factually driven.  This can be true with people who see with a positive perspective as well as those who tend to see people with a negative perspective.  If I like you, I may naturally overlook the full depth of your weaknesses.  If I don’t like you, I might minimize the full potential of your strengths and over exaggerate your weaknesses.  That is when a misguided opinion can cross the line into a judgement.  Look at the potential harm caused from forming opinions and beliefs about people in the absence of understanding. Energy is misguided and you never really address the root cause of a particular behavior. That is why ipsative assessments that are based solely on one’s opinion can be equally as unfair and dangerous.

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