4 Tips to Eliminate Emotional Blind Spots
By Bob Sands
It happened in an instant. My wife was on a conference call sitting next to me, and I was driving. My kids were in the back seat looking at their phones. I was in the far-left lane on Florida’s Turnpike when the semi-truck to the right of me began merging into my lane. I couldn’t speed up or slam on my brakes because there were cars both in front of me and behind me. The truck continued to merge. There was no place to go but into the VERY narrow shoulder. I took a deep breath and threaded, as it were, the needle between the semi-truck and the retaining wall. I’m relieved to say there were no accidents and no injuries. It was a miracle.
After making a few comments about the driver, I realized what had happened. He didn’t know I was there, I was in his blind spot and he never even saw me. Read More