Often, after graduating school, we put our quest for knowledge on hold or kill it altogether. We feel that we have it all figured out.
Well, we need to put a stop to that line of thinking. It’s going to get you nowhere fast as a leader.
I Will Seek Wisdom
I wrote about the first decision in The Traveler’s Gift last month. The second decision for success Andy Andrews mentions in the Traveler’s Gift is I Will Seek Wisdom.
What does this look like?
Do you ever wonder why you’re where you are? How did you end up in your current position?
It’s easy to dismiss it as life passing us by and circumstances bringing us to where we are.
It’s easy but not true. The truth is you made choices that brought you to where you are.
That means the buck stops with you.
This is a principle Andy Andrews talks about in his book The Traveler’s Gift.
The main protagonist asks:
He’s then given the answer. Every choice he’s made has led him to his current situation. His choice of:
- schools to attend
- companies to send resumes
- company he worked for
- where and what to eat
- staying with the company when he could have retired early
Each choice led him closer and closer to this point in his life. Read more...
Everyday there are perfect moments happening.
They’re right in front of us but we let them pass us by.
What’s a perfect moment you ask? Andy Andrews talks about it in his free eBook The Perfect Moment.
It’s a moment in time that creates happiness and peace. Contentment and joy. It’s the little moments that form warm feelings.
You may think I’m crazy feeling this way. “There’s hardly anything perfect going on in my life” you may say. But I challenge you to look around.
Look at the small joys in your life:
- A romantic walk with your wife
- Your child’s beaming smile
- Finding the closest parking spot
- Watching the sunset over Lake Michigan
These may not seem like perfect moments when you first think about it. Take another look. I think you’ll see something different. Read more...