Compare these quotes. In reading Quote - Ancient Chinese Proverb thanks to Lauchlan Mackinnon, I could help think of Dave Snowden's take on sharing knowledge.
Ancient Chinese proverb
"Tell me, I forget
Show me, I remember,
Involve me, I understand"
Snowden's take on Drucker, Polanyi and his own experience, Three for KM
- Knowledge will only ever be volunteered it can not be conscripted
- We only know what we know when we need to know it
- We always know more than we can tell and we will always tell more than we can write down
What do you think? Are there parallels between these?