Bloomberg Anywhere Remote Login Bloomberg Terminal Demo Request


Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.


Financial Products

Enterprise Products


Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000


Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Lead with a Beginner's Mind

Posted by: Rod Kurtz on August 20, 2008

Each new day brings many chances to learn, and these opportunities are often hidden in plain sight. In this, children can be our teachers. Absent of preconception or judgment, the child simply asks, "What is that?" He engages with an ordinary object with great gusto. He bangs on it, talks to it, holds it up close, and imagines it to be something else—delighting in discovery. It’s this relentless quest, this beginner’s mind, that can teach us to look at the ordinary and tap into its full potential. Challenge yourself to remove the "I already know what’s in front of me" hat, and you may find the many new insights and answers hiding in your day.

David Peck
Leadership Unleashed
Palm Springs, Calif.

Post a comment



Want to improve the way you run your business? Entrepreneurs, academics, and consultants from diverse industries offer practical advice on a variety of topics each business day.

To submit a tip for consideration, first check our archive of previous tips to make sure you're not repeating a tip someone has already contributed. Then send the tip to Small Business channel contributor Michelle Dammon Loyalka. Because of the volume of material she receives, she may not respond to each individual.

BW Mall - Sponsored Links

Buy a link now!