The human race has gone through an age of revolution, an industrial revolution, the information age & the age of knowledge. Truly amazing!
Before we pat ourselves on the back we need to ask a couple questions:
- Are we any closer to the age of wisdom?
- How do we set up our lives and in turn, our organizations, for more wisdom?
My absolute favorite in this area is from Brazil. Here are his top 10 rules for success in life.
- Free yourself
Giving yourself permission to start something new is a gift.
- Manage the issue of ego
Thank it for helping you & always being there. Try not to make decisions when it's in control.
- Find your definition of success
The best measure is how well you do at being who your really are.
- Share as you go
If you get to the end of life and want to give back, you took too much along the way.
- Let go of the past
Keep the learnings but dump the rocks out of your backpack, they're just holding you back.
- Do the things that interest you
In this way you'll be most effective & inspire others to do the same.
- Have the courage now
You'll never see a U-Haul behind a hearse, go for it today!
- Give up control
It's in the letting go that we create space to gain. Let go so you & others can go!
- Know your limitations
Play to your strengths. You'll only be mediocre in areas of weakness.
- Ask 3 whys in a row
Seek clarity then ask "what for?"
As we're all trying to discover what the new "normal" will be in our post-pandemic lives, it's my hope we insert more wisdom along the way!
How are you designing your life for wisdom?
What influence is it having on those around you?
We can't wait to hear about your experiences in the chat!