Ego has to know the answer to everything; the smartest people on earth are often humbled by their ignorance. The more you know, the more you understand that you actually know very little at all.
We are often afraid to remain in a perpetual state of ignorance, and this fear of appearing stupid prevents us from asking great questions.
It also inhibits us from seeking help, it prevents us from tapping into the collective wisdom of others; we must know everything.
Living in the place of “I don’t know” is the only place that we will ever find real life; it’s a place of unabashed curiosity and creativity.
The next time someone asks you a tough question, look them square in the eye and answer unashamedly… “I Don’t Know”