learning journeys, personal practical knowledge
and our creative adaptations
I’ve asked this question before. It’s such a good one, I’ll ask it again:
Why could’t the billionaire go to New York?
Because he was already there.
Our lives are journeys of learning.
While some go on vacation and gather collectable spoons. Others of us accumulate knowledge, skill and the wisdom that comes from experience.
Going back to our question about New York.
Many of us make significant learning journeys.
We end up in places with a wealth of wisdom, places like New York. Once there though, we spend so much time doing what we’re doing to do what we’re doing, that we miss out on the resources that are close by.
On top of that, we often forget what we had to learn in order to get there. Though we go on a learning journey, the effort it took to go and what we had to learn to get along is overlooked. Or worse.
We learn to see our greatest creative adaptations as neurotic while failing to see the neurotic in what we consider to be strengths.
It’s a shame. Much of our wisdom, power and leade…
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