The glamor of air travel – its aspirational meaning in the public imagination – disappeared before its luxury did, dissipating as flying gradually became commonplace. -Virginia Postrel
Anyone who has flown before knows just how stressful it can be.
While there is no cure yet for avoiding flight delays, screaming babies, and long security lines, there are ways to make air travel a little bit more bearable. And no, it doesn’t have to require the purchase of $11 bottom shelf whiskey three times per flight. (Although you can’t deny that it works for some).
Being as familiar with tedious and cramped airplane travel as I am, the following is my insider’s guide to surviving your flight.
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By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. ― Confucius
At a first glance, knowledge and wisdom seem like seemingly identical notions and are often used interchangeably.
Upon a closer examination of what these words truly mean, their obvious differences become transparent. Let’s start by taking a look at their definitions:
Knowledge is defined as the theoretical or practical understanding of a subject.
Wisdom is defined as the quality of having experience, knowledge, and good judgment.
Using these definitions alone, it appears that one can have knowledge without wisdom- but not wisdom without knowledge. So, what does all of this mean?
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“Be so good they can’t ignore you.” -Steve Martin
In recent years, there has been an exponential increase in professional writers and self-made entrepreneurs on the internet.
It has become incredibly popular for baby boomers to establish personal business ventures or writing projects during their retirements. With a wealth of platforms for networking, sharing information, and business promotion, the competition to stand out among many others is becoming increasingly steep. Here are some resources for writers and marketing professionals to ensure their content is of the highest caliber:
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