Showing posts from January, 2014

Whatever Profession You Are In, Don't Forget the Basics! BOOK: Tell Me Why?

Have you ever experienced being asked by a child about something and you know that you know but you just can't seem to give a concrete answer or explanation? It's not just at the tip of your tongue, but as if it's easier to define the complex than the simple. That's may be the reason why the show "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader" became so popular, the kids seems to give a factual explanation of almost all the simple things we tend to forget and even know more basic truths than us.

I feel that if we are to be really excellent in our chosen fields, it helps to remember the basics. Well, it's our skeleton; the foundation that will help us stand firm and still, amid the chaos and complexity thrown to us every day.

The Book "Tell Me Why? Answers to Hundreds of Questions" (shown above), gave me a lesson 101 on almost all vital subjects. It came to my possession a couple of weeks ago because I was searching my brother's book shelves to find som…