Thoughts on being a life long learner

I went to the grocery store today to buy ribs for a cookout. I generally like to buy ribs with the back membrane peeled away so I don’t have to go through the effort of doing it while prepping.

I haven’t purchased ribs from this grocery store before so I ask the butcher.

“Do the ribs have the membrane still attached to the back of the ribs?”, I ask.

To which the butcher repiles, “I have no idea. People ask me that all the time and I don’t know what they are talking about.”

If you don’t know what the membrane is and customers continue to ask about it then it’s your job to find out.

It doesn’t matter what field you work in. The only way to consistently knock it out of the park is to be hungry for knowledge.

Oh, and for the curious, here’s the deal with the membrane.

Published by Joe

Joe’s first professional job involved playing video games for 9 hours a day. After experiencing early signs of brain rot, he decided to teach himself how to write software. His entire career is characterized by this “why not?” attitude. Joe is formerly the founder of Sharey, a lead-generation tool that adds a personalized call to action to curated social media content. Prior to founding Sharey, Joe worked with a range of companies—from pre-investment startups to large corporations—to bring high-tech consumer products to life.