I buy that.
I’ve never stopped learning. It’s a big reason I got this far.
I’ve never claimed to know more than I did. Early on, I’d pick the brains of folks who knew their game. One was a number-crunching consultant who taught me to read spreadsheets. I never worried about asking dumb questions.
Apply it now
When you learn something new, go beyond saying “How interesting” and filing it away. Integrate it somehow into your thought process. Apply it. Otherwise, it will fade over time.
For example, a new hire told me about open-book principles that his old firm embraced. I wasn’t sure how it worked, so I had him explain the steps. I decided that unless I put at least some of thes...(register to read more)