“Proverb Of The Day” is a daily post from YourStory, focusing on the wit and wisdom of one proverb each day. Proverbs make us stop and reflect, they make us laugh and marvel at the world, and inspire us to come up with new ways of thinking and understanding. Today’s proverb comes to us from Vietnam, at the crossroads of southeast Asia.
A day of travelling will bring a basketful of learning.
- Vietnamese proverb
One of the pieces of advice given most often to aspiring entrepreneurs is ‘think out of the box.’ That is easier said than done. How do you get new ideas and different perspectives? One time-tested method is travelling. Going to a place with a different culture, language, cuisine, and even ethnicity can completely change the way you view yourself and the way you work and play. Even going to another part of your own country triggers off different associations and patterns in your mind. So go ahead and jump on that plane, bus, train or ship – and you will come back with new ideas, new tricks and hopefully new business links!
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