5casting off conventions

YOU DON’T NEED to be the sharpest knife in the drawer to succeed, but you must have a desire to learn. I don’t think I’m any smarter than the next guy, but I am curious, and I think that I have an inquisitive mind. That trait sometimes makes me a pest, because if I question a person and the answer is “we always do it that way,” I will not only ask why but then continue to pursue that person until I hear a rational answer. If you can ask enough of the right questions, you will eventually come to an understanding through common sense. The mouse that scurries around the maze sooner or later learns the way out.

Unfortunately, we have a society that does not always question. And even when people do ask questions, what often ...

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