On being the Idiot-in-the-room

I am an idiot.

There, I said it.

I encounter ‘gurus’, ‘experts’ and ‘geniuses’ who seem to no longer be prepared to listen to and learn from others or situations.

I know from my own experience that I quickly started becoming stupid when I began to get so carried away with my own cleverness that I ceased to understand that every person, source and circumstance has something to teach me.

So, I am happy to be the idiot-in-the-room. Always asking the questions, assuming that there is always more to find out and understand.

Feel there is much potential for wisdom in idiocy.


About Lawrence O'Connor

Learning about Wisdom All things learning technology, eLearning, storytelling, creative learning, facilitation, workshops, mindmapping and Open Space Technology.
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