Relevance is in–execution of thoughts, clearing of any hurdles, (constantly) improving and delivering. While ‘measurable quality’ sounds unreasonable, the doer of the distinctive is aware of the larger picture (and oftentimes, also the repercussions). That’s how perhaps they go on to be claimed as geniuses by others. Unfortunately, most (self-proclaimed) constant learners are so ungenerous to their own value-notion. Take for instance career hoppers (can be read as industry hoppers). I mean, they are great people–gutsy, learners, accumulators of sense and knowledge (cross-functional training and adaptability mean some are serious fat pay-check earners too). But notice their terrible justification of consistent mistakes, indecision, boring jobs, work-life imbalance–the blame’s conferred upon time, circumstance and incredible lack of innocence around them!
There must arrive a time when you consolidate what you’ve learned, decide what’s best for you, subscribe to your strengths (than anything close to a weakness) and masterly utilize your strengths (with values) to achieve what you always desired.
Talk experiences–great! Repeatedly talk experiences to others (if you find listeners)–even greater! The question is, how have these experiences shaped your comfort level to date (both–professionally and personally). Would you have been happier if a more appropriate decision was taken or a better self-disciplinary action was followed, much earlier?
Ironically, the benefits of perpetual learning is highly misinterpreted by perpetual learners. Its great to be a rag-picker of knowledge, to take whatever comes in your stride. Its however foolish not being able to share that knowledge, to cascade it to the next-gen, to improve the adults, to channelize through larger media, to achieve what you’ve wished–always. Surmise it to not knowing what your factual improvements have been, in a long time.
Stop yourself–open the box–reproduce your learning–focalize–orchestrate–articulate–move again! You ‘must’ know what you’ve gathered along the path. Consolidate it!
The art is in becoming conclusive (with experience), not confusing, with justification.
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