Category archive: Learning

Thoughts on the best …

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The most effective way
to achieve right relations
with any living thing
is to look for the best in it,
and then help that best
into the fullest expression. 
~J. Allen Boone, Kinship
with all Life

Photo – author’s own

How to find your strengths?


Stack of books

Do you do what you do best, every day?

Chances are you don’t. Too often our natural talents go untapped … from … cradle to … cubicle, we devote more time to finding our shortcomings than to developing our strengths.
~ Tom Rath, Strengths Finder 2.0

Want to change that?

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At last – a technology breakdown fixed

old technology

Photo credit – Caroline Methot via Unsplash

Technology is wonderful – when it works! When it doesn’t … frustration abounds … such as last week with this blog.

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How to regain composure – in 4 seconds

Photo credit - Ashish Coudhary via Pixabay

Photo credit – Ashish Coudhary via Pixabay

What pushes your buttons? Is it traffic and drivers behaving badly? Or software that keeps booting you out of the system? Caught in meetings that run late? Whatever the cause, you will be well-regarded if you are able to “keep your cool” regardless. Here’s a tip to manage this.

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Thoughts on self-change …

School steps looking up

Photo credit – Carlos Martinez via Unsplash

There is nothing like returning to a place that remains unchanged to find the ways in which you yourself have altered.
~ Nelson Mandela

6 reasons I love living in Melbourne

Melbourne coffee

For several years, Melbourne has been the winner of the most liveable city award in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s (EIU) liveability survey.  It doesn’t surprise me. I love it – and here are six reasons why.

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