When you are younger, you assume everyone grown up knows more than you. The world is the way your parents tell you it is and cannot be changed.
At some point, you realise that your parents do not know everything. But I don't think it's until you have kids of your own that you realise how much they must have made up on the spot that you took for gospel at the time.
The same happens when you first start your working life. Depending on where you work it may take more or less time to figure it out. But again, at some point the realisation clicks, that just because someone is above you on an organisation chart, that bears no resemblance of their better ability in any area than you.
Gary Vaynerchuk says that self-esteem is the best thing his parents gave him. And I believe that the realisation made famous by Steve Jobs above is key.
Give your kids, your employees, your followers that gift. Then see what we can build together.
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