Don’t bother to deny it. You’re in that space where good enough is just fine. You know you are, and deep down you know that you’ve been heading in that direction for a while now.
They say that if you keep doing the same things, you’ll keep getting the same results. Makes sense doesn’t it? Then why do we avoid change so much?
What is the nature of intelligence? Is it measured by IQ or street-smarts? This blog post was inspired by Sir Ken Robinson’s fantastic book The Element which I really urge you to get (but get your own copy, I’m still reading mine). But if you are too tight-fisted – er, I mean too busy – to invest in it, watch the TED talk that started it.
What is strength? If you look in a dictionary, you’ll find a variety of descriptions, ranging from physical fortitude to mental or moral power. Simple definitions are simply impossible to construct but I like two distinct approaches.
A few years ago I read an interesting little book called The Richest Man in Babylon. If you haven’t read it I recommend you get a copy.