At first it sounds like an insult, but in reality, it’s just stating the facts. I’m not half as smart as my ego makes me think I am. This isn’t poor self-esteem. This is the first step towards my goal. I want to contribute to this world, and there’s no better way to do that, than by learning as much as I possibly can, finding my place, and making a difference. I can’t do that if I think I’m already there, when I’m really not.
If this isn’t making sense to you, stop reading the article. If it is, take a dandy trip towards your own goals, and check out this guy’s blog: