Category archive: Learning

Point of reflection: 500th blog post

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Photo credit – Joshua Fuller via

The Word from a Bird blog has reached a milestone: 500 blog posts! I nearly fell off my perch when I realised this. 500 blog posts over three years = thousands of words, lots of late nights and learning along the way. This was all made possible by you.

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Thoughts about inner strength …

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Photo credit – Roya Ann Miller via

No matter what kind of challenges or difficulties or painful situations you go through in your life, we all have something deep within us that we can reach down and find the inner strength to get through them.
~ Alana Stewart

A rockstar’s perspective on leadership

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Nicknamed “The Boss”, Bruce Springsteen earned this title in the 1960s when he played with a band called Earth. He was responsible for collecting the band’s fee from club owners and distributing it to band members. This real rockstar “boss” exemplifies the leadership qualities many admire.

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Jason Sauer: Aspirations on the podium

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Jason Sauer is an adaptive ski racer.  As a double above-knee amputee, three factors have been instrumental in his rehabilitation success: sobriety, returning to sport and getting new legs. 

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Are you happy at work?

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Photo by MCML ➖XXXIII (steal my _ _ art) on

Are you happy at work? Great if you are. Many aspire to be, and in the process can get trapped. Could that be you?

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