In this day and age success often depends on one's ability to be able to adapt and change when necessary. This requires flexibility. If you are "dead-set" in your ways and refuse to try something new, the times will pass you by and so will your competition. I heard on the radio this morning (can't remember who said it) that an inventor in the late 1800's or early 1900's was giving up on inventing things because in his words "everything that can be created or invented already has been...". Guess he was wrong. Listen to what others have to say, no matter how far-fetched it may seem... Good 'ol Bill Gates was told that his idea of everyone in the country someday having a PC in their home was "absurd".