How's your learning going this week? Have all the articles you've read on your phone improved your life? It's vital that we remember empty knowledge is useless, whereas wisdom leads to improved life. For us, and others.

That seems to be at the heart of Ryan Holiday's point in this post.

No matter how much learning or work or thinking we do, none of it matters unless it happens against the backstop of exhortative analysis.

We live in an interesting time: we can drink from the firehose all day long. But great thinking requires time, a period of pondering rather than processing. We're all getting quite good at processing.

Giving yourself a space to ponder today.