Jonathan Cliff wrote a blog post a while back entitled: Whippersnappers, Listen Up!

Here are two of the “pieces of wisdom” he shares with his “younger” friends:

Influence isn’t gained by only listening to those with status. It’s gained by listening to people from all different areas of life. The big-business guy making millions can definitely speak life into areas of your life, but so can the guy scraping by on pennies in order to live life at the pace he chooses.

Ask questions and then take the time to listen for the answer. I wish that I had talked less and asked more questions.  If you have young kids, then ask questions of the guy with older kids.  If you aren’t married, ask questions of the married guy.  You get the point?  Ask and listen, ask and listen, ask and listen?

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