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Quotes and Notes: Wisdom at Work

If there’s one quality I believe defines wisdom in the workplace more than any other, it is the capacity for holistic or systems thinking that allows one to get the “gist” of something by synthesizing a wide variety of information quickly. Part of this is aided by the skill of pattern recognition that helps you come to hunches faster that account for the bigger picture. And this is where age gives us the indisputable upper hand: the longer you’ve been on this planet, the more patterns you’ve seen and can recognize. I recently finished  Wisdom at Work by Chip Conley.  I highly recommend it to those who want to understand age bias in the workplace. Some great quotes: The future is here. It’s just not evenly distributed yet.  - William Gibson First, they ignore you. Then they ridicule you. Then they fight you. And then you win. - Gandhi Your beliefs become your thoughts. Your thoughts become your words. Your words become your actions. Your actions become your habits. Your habits b