Who is your Socrates in your organization?

Who is your Socrates in your organization?

By Fouad Bendris

The ancient Greek philosopher Socrates didn’t left any writings, but his thoughts left an eternal echo. We know from his students, one of which is Plato, that Socrates challenged and provoked people around him to think for themselves. More than 2,400 years later, we could use some of Socrates’ thought provoking. Who is your Socrates in your organization?

Think for yourself

Socrates’ motto was, “You have to know yourself before you can say something about yourself or about what you can know.” He asked people questions like:What is Wisdom? What is Brave? What is righteous? — questions that are still very relevant today.

Fouad Bendris’s insight:
Thinking for yourself and challenging the status quo will keep you on the inventing side of business and life …

Source:: Strategy & Governance

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