Francis Bacon coined the popular phrase “Knowledge is power” about 400 years ago.  Unfortunately, he left out two very important words. He should have said, “Knowledge acted upon is power.”

Here’s a sad truth, you can spend your days absorbing knowledge and becoming very intelligent, but if you don’t do anything with that knowledge, you’re no better off than somebody else who sat around eating popcorn and watching reruns of Fantasy Island. 

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