Expiring vs. Long-Term Knowledge
SIMILAR ARTICLES & IDEAS:
Certain companies in the automobile and technological sectors experience a paradigm shift once a while, where once-dominant companies are usurped by the next wave of startups.
When the end-users needs and problems are solved in fundamentally different ways, even companies that aren't a direct competitor to the old establishments pose a threat.
Generational Change is inevitable and no company can remain dominant for long.
When we look at the developments in the last 100 years, it can be said that today's technology may just be the beginning of bigger disruption in the future.
Companies like Apple and Google may just be the initial stepping stones, and technology will evolve further in unpredictable and unimaginable ways, impacting the next generation.
Benjamin Franklin said, “An investment in knowledge pays the best interest.” It's the reason Warren Buffett (& other successful individuals) spends 80% of his time reading.
The irony is that the problem isn’t a lack of jobs. Rather, it’s a lack of people with the right skills and knowledge to fill the jobs.
The term "marathon" came from the legend of Pheidippides, a Greek messenger.
T'he legend states that he was sent from the battlefield of Marathon to Athens t...
You can apply this concept to your goals. Break them down, so they don't seem so daunting. Tackle it each step at a time. And if you need to, take breaks in between. It's not the end of the world.
It's important for us to be realistic sometimes as well.
The better prepared you are, the higher the probability that you will "finish" your life's marathons.