Summary of “If You’re Not Changing As A Person Then You’re Not Intelligent”

Education Through Reading and Experience”You will be the same person in five years as you are today except for the people you meet and the books you read.”- Charlie Tremendous Jones”Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” - Nelson Mandela”Where is the life we have lost in living? Where is the wisdom we have lost in knowledge? Where is the knowledge we have lost in information?” - T.S. ElliotIn a powerful lecture on how our brains change through experience, Neuroscientist Dr. Dafna Shohamy explains that our brains assimilate information for the purpose of prediction.
If you’re trying to make a powerful change in the world without changing yourself, then you’re simply trying to force the world into your box.
When you begin changing yourself, you’ll be equipped to change the world.
If you seek to change the world, you’ll be required to change yourself.
If you’re proactively seeking change and transformation, you’ve probably made HUGE changes.
If you turn around and measure your progress against where you started, then you’re in The Gain, and you’ll experience a sense of having moved forward, of having achieved something, and you’ll be motivated to continue on to your next stage of growth.
ConclusionAre you intelligent and changing?Or are you unintelligent and staying the same?Are you being transformed through new experiences?Are you being transformed by taking on new roles?Are you being changed as you grow into powerful goals?Do you have a vision and a mission that compels you to become far more than you currently are?Make a change today.
The moment you even make a small change in the right direction, you’ll begin to experience a flood of motivation, energy, and momentum.

The orginal article.