Learning, Adaptation and Growth: Why Your Ability to Discover is Your Most Desirable Asset

Let’s cut to the chase, you’re not growing if you can’t learn; and you’re not learning if you don’t seek to understand.

In a day and age where information is more readily available than ever, you’d imagine the passion for knowledge to be much better represented than it currently is.

Your yearning to uncover the mysteries of life should become your most valued trait.

Employers don’t want to know how well you can regurgitate the information you already know; there is a much more respectable quality to acquire–the love for the unknown and your capacity to find the answers to the questions you’ve yet to ask.

When you learn to love previously uncomfortable situations, you may come to find yourself better equipped to tackle the obstacles you were once afraid of.

To take a lesson from the Transcendentalists like Ralph Waldo Emerson, Henry David Thoreau and Margaret Fuller; challenge yourself to overcome the frontier, the forefront of discover.

Check out Walden (Life in the Woods) by Henry David Thoreau, arguable the most famous and influential figure of the Transcendentalist Movement.

Walden (Life in the Woods)

With an ever increasing amount of information at our disposal, we still find ourselves apathetic to the uncovering of new knowledge.

Your most admirable attribute should become your affection for analyzing problems and unearthing answers.

Consider purchasing this self-help book, Unfu*k Yourself, for more motivational advice on getting inspired to work harder, work smarter and become more productive.

Unfu*k Yourself: Get Out of Your Head and into Your Life

One of the most important things to remember on this journey is questions will always outnumber answers, but this should be more satisfying than discouraging–think of it as job security; you will never plateau and always have more excitement to find.


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