Posts Tagged ‘wisdom’

“Conventional wisdom daunts initiative and offers far too many convenient reasons for inaction, especially for those with a great deal to lose.” -Felix Dennis

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“Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom.” -Aristotle

“‘Switching teams’ requires two things: 1) admitting you are wrong, and then 2) wholeheartedly embracing the new ‘correct’ thinking…. Switching teams requires a unique combination of humility and (oddly enough) confidence.

So my personal differentiator between ‘smart’ and ‘truly brilliant’ is simple: It’s how quickly you are willing to switch teams when you are proven wrong….

Changing your mind isn’t a loss… In fact, it can make you that much better and more effective at what you do. But it takes both guts and wisdom to understand that.” -Steve Sjuggerud

Wise Age

Posted: July 28, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“Wisdom doesn’t necessarily come with age. Sometimes age just shows up by itself.” -Unknown

Good to Learn

Posted: March 28, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“It is good even for old men to learn wisdom.” -Aeschylus

“Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers.” -Alfred Lord Tennyson

Do Wisdom

Posted: January 11, 2018 in Thought for the Day
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“Hearing your inner wisdom is strengthened by doing it.” -Robbie Gass