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the line between having the right answers and being perceived as a know-it-all can indeed be thin.


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This is hard-hitting idea. It is more comfortable for me to look at how this applies to Talitha than how it applies to myself. But I am willing to look at how it applies to me. Question: How does this apply to me? I tend to be a know-it-all and to want to always be right, even if all I can be right about is a semantic detail - which doesn't even make me right about the larger topic. Question: How can i work to improve this in myself? First answer (with a grin): keep on reading this book.