Who doesn’t like to be around someone who seemingly has an answer to our many questions? People who always seem to know a lot will always be on demand as knowledge drives progress and discovery. To know a lot though means you have to commit yourself to certain things. Here are some of the things that people who know a lot tend to do.
1. They read
It is not about reading junks or materials with little or no facts. To know a lot means you have to be willing to commit yourself to learning from the masters. And what better way to garner such knowledge than through books, journals or other printed materials that contain information that needs to be read.
2. They are friends with other people who know a lot
It is hard to be knowledgeable and be amongst people who do not share your penchant for knowledge. Being around people who are not devoted to knowledge could becomes a burden on them. People who know a lot are friends with other experts or knowledgeable persons. Doing this provides them with a greater wealth of knowledge and keeps them sharp.
3. They discover
Being curious won’t kill the cat. It will only make it smarter. People who know a lot don’t just sit down in a place and wait for knowledge to meet them. They go out there to discover and find more answers to their many questions.
4. They ask questions
People who know a lot ask questions. They want to know. They will look for the right person that can provide answers and information and ask them questions. By asking questions, the right questions, they are able to get answers. And answers are solutions to problems.
5. They travel
They do not limit their world to a particular geographic location. They explore and want to discover newer channels and gain newer experiences. They don’t just want to read it but also want to experience it.
6. They stay away from distractions
There are things that distract people from attaining more knowledge. People who know a lot stay away from distractions like TV, social media and gossips. They focus on worthy pursuits and on things that will challenge their mental abilities.
7. They educate themselves
Whether it is in pursuing a higher degree or doing well to acquire a new skill, people who know a lot try new things and educate themselves. They don’t make any excuses about it, but know that pushing themselves to a new challenge will educate and make them more valuable to their society.
8. They are adaptable
They are not rigid. They know that things will not always remain the same. People who know a lot are flexible and are able to change with the trend and demands. They don’t want to be victims of change but masters of change.
9. They are attentive
Whether you like it or not, you can only learn more if you observe and listen. People who know a lot know that they are not perfect and have limitations. They are attentive and observe what goes on around them.
10. They strive
There is a standard before us all. Some meet those expectations, others don’t. People who know a lot strive to be better and more efficient. Such a test could lead to mistakes, but they are willing to strive and push on beyond the obstacles and challenges.
Experiences can teach a person so much. People who know a lot strive and mature with experiences.
Who is not fascinated by someone who knows a lot? But not everyone will know so much. It boils down to how much we are willing to learn and focus on becoming that person others either envy or want to listen to.
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