Try to know others, but understand yourself!Knowledge will become a small creature before the capability of understanding others. Many people may know us but few only can understand what we are and vice versa. We may be confident that we know well and can understand but we should not forget that there is something yet to be understood. The secret of success lies mostly in our ability to understand and its execution to reach the goal. A true leader emerges out of the understanding of the needs of those who are affected by it.
Yes, it is an art to understand oneself. The most important thing is to develop the habit of hearing by keeping our ears alert that helps in hearing what we say to ourselves first and hearing to others next. If you want to check a person who is a trouble maker, just try to understand where the problem lies as it is equally important to give some thought why he behaves like that.
After all, a photographer should not only know the photography but must understand the equipment he uses! Isn't it?