Monday, April 8, 2013

Worldly Wisdom

What is the process to acquire worldly wisdom?

Here are some deep and profound thoughts. Anyone able to dig into the work required to be worldly wise can do it. The worldly wise can find meaning and lasting success in any endeavor.
Worldly wisdom is difficult to acquire; however, the rewards are FUN-tastic! 

These 7 nuggets will help you to have fun, create wealth, and make a difference by serving others.

1.      Breadth of education. Acquire and apply a large body of knowledge that incorporates multiples discipline like physics, biology, social studies, philosophy, psychology, literature, history, and mathematics.
2.      Develop the ability to see, create, and link mental models together. Traveling can speed up the process.
3.      Find relevant metaphors as a way to convey meaning using ordinary language. Metaphors are concise and memorable.
4.      Translate ideas into models that are easy to be understood and communicated.
5.      Demonstrate innovative thinking by intersecting two or three mental models and creating a whole new flow of ideas and products.
6.      Use multiple analyses to present concepts that use mental models.
7.      Study history to find patterns for the understanding of future trends.

Be blessed and be a blessing to others!
Carlos Fontana, President of Phalanx
Co-author of the book Follow to Lead (The 7 Principles to Being a Great Follower)
Author of the book PRICELESS (Sixty-Six Simple Stories of Reflection, Love, and Legacy)

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