"BEFORE MAKING A DECISION...CHANGE YOUR SHOES. Putting yourself in the other person's shoes is helpful in gathering information before making a decision. Whether it's your friend's shoes, your boss' shoes, or a total stranger's shoes, putting yourself in THEIR shoes gives you a better perspective on how to create a win-win decision. This applies to 'work shoes,' 'family shoes,' or any 'relationship shoes.' Next time you're trying to decide how to deal with a certain person, change your shoes!"