Something To Think About: Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Classical Definition of Knowledge
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My knowledge and thirst for knowledge has no expiration date… It goes until I’m dead. I will be learning and studying from youth, as well as people older than me… Having degrees as a person of color in this country is the one thing that can’t nobody take away from me.
–Ruben Santiago-Hudson

Santiago-Hudson is right. Once you earn that degree, you own it for a lifetime.

Something To Think About: John Naisbitt

Life preserver
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We are drowning in information but starved for knowledge.
John Naisbitt

How can we swim through the deep waters of too much information to find the knowledge that floats beneath the surface?

Something To Think About: Israelmore Ayivor

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Learn new things. Do progressive research into what you do and find out how others outside your quarters are doing it. Dare to be excellent. Average brands easily go into extinction soonest.
― Israelmore Ayivor, Shaping the Dream

To avoid being average and the threat of extinction, what do you need to learn? How will you push yourself out of your comfort zone?