In a world of competition and fear based action, a healthy grounding tool is to remember: it’s not what you learn, but how you use it.
You see people all the time with 3, 4, 5 degrees that have never tapped into their skill. You also see people that have powerful knowledge that can make a positive difference, but chose to use their skill at the expense of others or strictly for selfish purposes. The brain (or dare I say ego) has a unique way of convincing us that what we are doing is “good, right, beneficial to others”. But is it really?
Be honest with yourself- What is your end goal? What are you wanting to accomplish? What end result would translate as success to you?
And for those of you who have a great skill, but are afraid to use it. You may know so much, but until you put it into practice, until you put it into motion, you’re existence and impact is insignificant.