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  • Writer's pictureChris

The Smartest Person in the Room

It’s OK to not know everything. Surrounding yourself with people who are smarter than you indicates that you understand your skill and personality gaps. I find I am always at my best when I’m surrounded by people who motivate me, who trust me, and who in-turn bring out my “A-game”. Never be intimidated by a room full of smart people - use it as an opportunity - it’s a room full of amazing resources! Oh, and one more thing - the only thing more dangerous than being the smartest person in the room…is THINKING you’re the smartest person in the room. This leads to a false sense of pride, self-reliance, and ultimately failure - best case scenario it’s failure for the individual - worse case scenario it’s failure for everyone in the room.


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