My Friends are Way Smarter than Me
Shane Parrish
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On top of what I understand is the main message, which is to surround myself with smarter people and to not feel diminished when expressing my struggles to learn from their competencies and successes (half-hoping they are finding some things to take away from my conversation as well or our relationship won’t last unhinged), I found myself curious about another idea mentioned in your article: accepting vulnerability in favor of sharing experiences opposed to the pressure of appearing strong and in control at all times.

More than not, in lots of my social interactions, I end up pondering between these two behavioral stigmates ; I never dug deeper to figure out the root cause of this internal dilemma. Any thoughts on your end on this concept?

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