Is this what I’m really saying when I tell someone “Say what you mean?” What’s more frustrating? That I didn’t understand your meaning, or that you didn’t mean what I thought you meant? It’s likely you said exactly what you meant, but I heard it through my own filter. So, where does the responsibility lie?
Various knowledge frameworks often place information or data at the bottom of a pyramid with knowledge somewhere in the middle and wisdom at the top. But what if understanding and knowledge are built on a foundation of wisdom?