We all grow in stages and we all step on the same rungs to get from one place in our development to the next. Each rung to the top has everyone's footprints on it. To think you can pull people out of stages that you used to be in and force them to be where... Continue Reading →
We all learn in stages. We experience life in stages. There's no other way. Nobody goes straight from kindergarten to getting a college degree. We have to experience all the stuff in between. Nobody goes from being a caveman to an enlightened master in a day. Nobody gets to skip a grade in the Game... Continue Reading →
Some of us change our minds a lot. Changing minds is considered a weakness in society, but I think it's strength, the mark of intelligence and a form of humility. How can we learn if our minds are made up? How can we become better at listening to new ideas from new people if we... Continue Reading →
Listening is the hardest thing to do because it requires that you see you're not the most important person anymore. It is you acknowledging someone else is also just as important. Fully listening to someone else and hearing their story is one of the most humbling experiences one can have.
There was a picture circulating on the internet and it included a picture on the left of a kid crying because she got the wrong iPhone for Christmas and on the right was a boy in an "undeveloped country" with grungy man-made flips flops on. It went viral and this meme caused a lot of... Continue Reading →
Faux-humility might be a common practice in some regions of the world and we might do it to please others and fit into the culture. Nobody wants to be thought of as arrogant. What impresses me are those people who can admit they are smart, funny, creative and take pride in their gifts. It takes... Continue Reading →