Take a leap of faith and mind the gap

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Photo credit: Blake Cheek via unsplash.com

Do you like getting out of your comfort zone? Or, do you prefer to stay with your familiar, well known routines? Would you take a leap of faith across a gap in your experience and learning or stay put and consider the chasm as an onlooker? How do you mind the gap?

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Thoughts about leaps of faith …

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Photo credit: Leio McLaren via unsplash.com

Don’t fear failure so much that you refuse to try new things. The saddest summary of life contains three descriptions: could have, might have, and should have.
~ Louise E. Boone

Three key tips for learning to learn

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Learning is something we all do. It is assumed that the ability to learn is a function of intelligence. Recent research suggests that effort through deliberate practice and strategies can yield better results. Here are three ways to do this.

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What’s your story?

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Photo by Josh Calabrese on Unsplash.com

Stories are important. They are a social mechanism for passing on knowledge, sharing folklore and culture, as well as a learning tool. Everyone has a story. What’s yours?

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Thoughts about your comfort zone …

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Move out of your comfort zone. You can only grow if you are willing to feel awkward and uncomfortable when you try something new.
~ Brian Tracy

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Are some people born creative and others not? Can you foster creativity in yourself if you feel it is lacking? Research gives us thought that this may be possible – but how?

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How to deal with loneliness at work

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Loneliness is a condition that can affect us socially and professionally. Its impact can be significant. It is suggested that loneliness can reduce your lifespan in a similar way to that caused by smoking 15 cigarettes a day, or greater than that associated with obesity. So what can we do about it?

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