Borrowed Brains

“We should not only use all the brains we have,

but all that we can borrow.” — Woodrow Wilson

It’s so important to learn from others… to borrow their brains. I try to take something from other people’s brains every day.

  • Every morning I begin my day by studying the timeless truths found in the Bible. Then I pray to ask God to give me the mind of Christ for my day.
  • Throughout my day I learn from the brains of other business and ministry leaders. People who have been-there-done-that and are willing to share are an invaluable source of wisdom.
  • I also consume a regular diet of biographies and autobiographies of past and present leaders. I try to put myself in their shoes to see why they made the decisions they made.
  • And I have some close friends that can give me their honest insight and critique.

One of the saddest things is to hear someone say, “I’m a self-made man” or “I’m a self-made woman.” Really?! That’s rather limited, isn’t it?

So whose brains are you borrowing? Please share in the comments so that others can tap into those brains too.

One Response to “Borrowed Brains”

  1. Craig T. Owens Says:

    “Wise men and women are always learning, always listening for fresh insights.” ~Proverbs 18:15

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