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Equipping Others - The Madness of a Fool

Definition of Fool

n. One who is deficient in judgment, sense, or understanding.

n. One who acts unwisely on a given occasion.

There have been some 'given' occasions when I found myself a shining example of both of these definitions — "acting unwisely on a given occasion with a deficient judgment, sense, or understanding."

When I was a young lad, my mother always taught me to leave things in a better state than how I found them - make it easier for the next person that comes along. I usually try to practice wherever I am, whether at work or in a hotel room; I try not to leave a mess. This can apply to our relationships as well. How many of you know that when we interact with someone, we can leave them in a better emotional state, or kind of a mess. It depends on what we say and do in the situation.

In talking about the subject of equipping other people, I view this from a broader scope. It's not just about my teams at work - I want it to bleed into my personal