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    Wednesday 27 June 2018

    Traits Of Irresistible People (TIP) # 27: Be Knowledgeable

    We live in a knowledge age where information is transferred almost at the speed of light and it is constantly changing which requires us to stay informed about the latest developments in order to remain relevant in the different spheres of life. I am one of those people that started reading at a very tender age and back then a story would remain relevant for decades and it was okay to state a fact that had been verified close to ten years go.

    Times have changed so much in that information is constantly being updated and those that stay informed tend to take a lead in different spheres of life. It is unacceptable to be ignorant in this day and age where information is at our finger tips however it is alarming to note that more and more people are uninformed even about the latest development in their own surroundings.

    A knowledgeable person is a person who is well-informed and well-knowing. He is well conversant in the area in which he has gained knowledge and understanding. If you want to be knowledgeable in a specific area, then, the pick the area of study and devote the required time to study regularly. 

    Learning new skills at any age reaps a huge amount of benefits including raising self-esteem, increasing our sense of accomplishment and personal growth, as well as keeping those brain cells active and well-used. To learn something effectively, we need to be present in the sweet spot. This is the magical space where we are neither sitting in our comfort zone nor forcing ourselves so much that we become demotivated.

    The important thing to remember is that we are all different when it comes to learning new information and skills. Understanding your learning technique and utilizing it will allow you to become more knowledgeable on the subject you’re learning. Once discovered, make this your main source of learning, making sure you throw in some alternative ways for optimal results.

    Gaining knowledge aids you immensely in managing both personal and professional life in an effective and efficient manner. A well-informed and knowledgeable person is always seen respectfully in the society and is referred to as an expert offering valuable advice and suggestions.

    One should always be interested in increasing knowledge, but knowing the fact well that the knowledge must be accompanied by wisdom. Improving knowledge and awareness and applying it effectively on the basis of a good sense is one of the important things to do which can make one’s life easier and better.

    Seasoned conversationalists are usually great storytellers and can carry on a conversation about a wide range of topics. When you’re knowledgeable and well-read, small talk can become more than an opportunity to pass the time. Instead, it’s an easy way to have interesting conversations with clients and colleagues. If you’d like to take your networking ability to the next level, set out to acquire a well-rounded repertoire of conversational subjects. Read newspapers, books and magazines. Listen to podcasts and TED talks. Sign up for classes and attend cultural events. Whatever it takes, stay committed to learning.

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