In order “to learn“, you can listen, observe, act or read.
In order “to be“, you must act, act or act.
As a person who try to read every books or articles that are worth reading, I can assert that by reading you can learn a lots of things but you can not “be”. I mean, if you read how to be a successful entrepreneur you can learn a lot but you can not be an entrepreneur by reading. You can only become an entrepreneur if you act.
- if you act, you experience;
- if you act, you learn;
- if you act, you can be successful;
- if you act, and fail you have the chance to manoeuvre/change your route;
- if you act, you experiment;
Moral of the story: “Learning by action” provides precious experiences which influences your behaviors, attitudes, tendencies and your character. “Acting” contributes to your journey of “being” a … (fill in the blanks for whatever you want to be).