The True Wise Man

Lessons from a Third Grade dropout: Rick Rigsby
Characteristics of a wise person:

They are slow to talk.
They are quick to listen.
they are always thinking.
they evaluate every message.
Their response is measured and thoughtful.
They are wordsmiths;, they do not waste words.
They do not talk to be heard.
They do not speak to impress.
They use words when absoutely necessary.
They use words to reveal knowledge.
They use words to elevate understanding.
their primary goal is to be understood.
Their secondary goal is to share information.


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