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Which One Do You Prefer, to Solve Problems on Your Own Experience and Knowledge, or to Ask Others for Advice?

  • Date Submitted: 03/05/2016 08:39 AM
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As   knowledge   and   experience   serve   as   twim   towers   in   problem-solving,   one   is   often presented with two major paths that pave the way for final fulfillment, eitther to wrack his brain, just   like   what   happened   to   Neuton,   siiting   for   many   years   under   an   apple   tree   and   eventually figuring out ond of the greatest universal rules that govern the whole globe, or to seek for others’ widsom through their advice, just as in the case of Benjinin Franklin, gathering great minds under one   roof   and   then   establishing   a   most   world-renown   libray.   Both   ways   work.   When   a   practical goal is involved, however, Benjimin Franklin may best be regareded as a role model in this respect and asking people for advice often turn out to be the prime alternative.

Experience   and   knowledge   borrowed   or   learned   from   others’   advice   contribute   greatly   to effectiveness and effeciency for a goal-accomplishment. Not all experience and knowledge related to   problem-solving   can   be   obtained   by   personal   effort   alone   due   to   limitations   of   mind   and capabilities of each individual. A single thought in someone’s mind is, more often than not, far less shining compared with group’s wisdom. That explains the famous old saying that one sees further when standing upon the shoulders’ of past great giants; that explains why a great leader is always with greater minds; that also explains why teamwork in corperation is highly emphasized in the 21st century. Brainstorm and exchange of ideas between different thoughts never fail to enhance capabilities of each individula involved, a team, a company, an institution, a country, or even the entire global village.

Asking others’ advice instead of getting everything done on one’s own promotes democracy
and communication too. In terms of democracy, it is necessary to give others rights and chances to speak since the problem may concern them in different ways, and their saying in turn reflects our respect   toward...


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