The Wisdom Blog

Nothing Changes Unless You Change Your Thinking

The purpose of MBC"s blogs is to have readers think new thoughts, offer wisdom to reflect on their issues, and enable words that alter what they already know.

Jewish Wisdom

Gleaned from the Old Testament, the Torah, the Kabbala, the Talmud, My Ancestors, and My Father Sidney Cooper "A fool says what he knows, and a wise man knows what he says." Jewish Proverb Jews originated as an ethnic and religious group...

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Knowledge, Understanding, and Wisdom

In our culture, the words "wisdom," "knowledge," and a third word, "understanding," are often used interchangeably. The more homogenized a word, the less power it has. The more distinguished a word, the greater power it...

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CONFUCIUS' WISDOM for MARC

"Only the stupidest of men never change." -Confucius Wisdom's teachings are eternal. They're always true. Sometimes it takes time before you can hear Wisdom's messages. For me, Wisdom's murmured whisper has now become a...

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BRINGING MORE LIFE TO WORK, NOT WORK TO LIFE

FORWARD There are four (4) key takeaways; their text is in bold. The text is 850 words, a 10-minute read. The video at the end is 28 minutes long. Both the text and the video will present the future. I strongly suggest you begin to reflect and...

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UNDERSTANDING THE WISDOM OF SOCRATES

Wise Leaders Know They Don't Know THE QUESTION Socrates is quoted as saying, "The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing." A koan in the classical sense. A koan is a paradoxical anecdote used in Zen Buddhism to demonstrate the...

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DIFFERENCE BETWEEN A SMART LEADER AND A WISE LEADER

Most senior executive leaders are very smart leaders. Smart can be a noun, verb, adjective, or adverb – all having to do with intelligence. Synonyms for smart include bright, sharp, shrewd, astute, quick-witted, perceptive, and...

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THE EIGHT CARDINAL QUALITIES OF A WISE LEADER

In our latest expression, Wisdom for Leaders, here’s what we work on - the eight fundamental qualities that distinguish a wise leader.   WISE LEADERS ARE DEVOTED TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE   Wise leaders practice...

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DOES YOUR LEADERSHIP LACK WISDOM?

Explicit knowledge doesn't help in a time of discontinuity and constant change. Explicit knowledge is defenseless in slowing the rate of change as it sprints across your industry. Explicit knowledge is past-based, measuring what happened...

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WISDOM IS MY DAY JOB

THE DISCOVERY   Now that the Integration of Healthcare in Dental Practice Conference has moved to May of 2022, I have more time to focus on my day job. My day job is coaching and consulting. I differentiate my brand as Wisdom Coaching and...

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