I stumbled on this quote the other day when I was looking for something suitable to put in my son’s barmitzvah invitation:
“The future belongs to the curious. The ones who are not afraid to try it, explore it, poke at it, question it and turn it inside out”
I love this quote because it is so appropriate for my son who always questions things and wants to understand things before just doing anything. He is not afraid to stand up and voice his opinion or to go “against the crowd”. But the quote also resonates so strongly with me.
In fact, I think that most people reading this will identify strongly with it. Otherwise, you wouldn’t be reading this, you would probably prefer reading some random financial blog. (If you do, please let me know.)
That is because most of you are thinkers and believers, you are willing to push boundaries and think out of the box.
The problem is that we are frequently told how to behave, and what to think. Who we should be and where we should be going. But none of us are going there on a lovely straight and uncomplicated path. We are going on a crazy, convoluted, sometimes uncomfortable journey of discovery.
As long as you are open to the idea of learning and discovering in order to keep growing, every single step that you take, whether it be on the right path or the wrong; forward or backwards, will be the perfect path for you.