When you find yourself becoming uninspired, stuck in a funk, or admiring your own intelligence, go sit down and have a talk with someone smarter than you.
The world is full of brilliant people doing incredible things and the chances are good that you will learn something from talking with them. Today, I was blessed to have lunch with a friend of mine who is a rare combination of brilliant and driven. He’s founded or co-founded multiple businesses and, in doing so, amassed a storehouse of knowledge across a diverse spread of industries. While I sat down to catch up and talk shop, I got up with an increased understanding of life. No shocker there. Here’s the wisdom he imparted:
Don’t win too fast.