“Wonderful castles, surrounded by deep, dangerous moats where the leader inside is an honest and decent person. Preferably, the castle gets its strength from the genius inside; the moat is permanent and acts as a powerful deterrent to those considering an attack; and inside, the leader makes gold but doesn’t keep it all for himself. Roughly translated, we like great companies with dominant positions, whose franchise is hard to duplicate and has tremendous staying power or some permanence to it.”
As Eric Weinstein aptly put it, “We are now gods, but for the wisdom.” We wield immense power, but do we possess the wisdom to use it responsibly?
I am thrilled to announce the upcoming publication of my new book, “Five Principles.” Set for release on October 17th, 2023, through Argyle Fox Publishing, “Five Principles” is the culmination of years of experience, learning, and personal growth. As many of you may know, “Five Principles” is not just a book—it’s a journey of self-discovery […]
People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars; and they pass by themselves without wondering.
You are unique and that is wonderful!
Don’t stop there.
Uniqueness is just a state of being. Those unique things do not matter on their own, but what you do with that uniqueness does. What skills you develop in balancing the state between ability and inability matters! Develop skills.
You can change the world. Take things slow, make small changes, track results, analyze outcomes, and repeat as needed. Be careful taking away suffering caused by error that is how people learn. How can you add value? Help others? Serve in some quiet way?
Being there for others is wisdom! We must cultivate relationships to live meaningful lives. How? Be a student; value others; observe people; make eye contact; be conscientious of body language, tone, and tempo; and smile!
“Love is not rude, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs‚ It always protects.”
I Corinthians 13:4-7 NIV
The Assent Podcast – An Introduction, Episode 1. YouTube Video and Audio Version.