First post on Medium

Hey there! As one might infer from the title…this is my first post on Medium. Actually, social media aside, this is my first attempt at posting anywhere on the web….ever.

How I discovered Medium: Actually, I didn’t really discover Medium at all. A good friend introduced me to Medium a while ago while we were discussing business and website ideas. Ever since then, I’ve been an avid reader, checking the site daily and subscribing to their newsletter. It’s quite amazing what you can learn from people who take the time out of their day to share their expertise and opinions, spanning across all areas of study and life.

The main concept I’ve come to appreciate from Medium and their articles can be summarized by the below:

Do I agree with all of them? No. Do I learn something from all of them? Yes.

That’s why I’m so thankful to have been introduced to Medium. It’s opened my eyes to not only differing opinions, but also learning something regardless if I agree or not.

I think that’s what everyone could benefit from — to simply understand someones position on something and always find a way to learn from it. A lot of people tend to listen to speak instead of listening to understand. That in itself is a closed minded way of thinking and automatically puts their opinion ahead of another.

I don’t want to make this article too long as I plan on writing articles in the future. But I did want to say thanks to Medium and all the authors out there who use this platform for sharing ideas and for good.

See you soon!

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