Jason Sauer had his legs amputated in 2011. One day he was walking, skiing and snowboarding – the next his life was to be redefined as he faced the prospect of losing his limbs. Uncertainty and challenges followed, as well as many life lessons. His unapologetic story is one of courage and determination, retold here in two posts.
Category archive: Learning
True compassion means not only feeling another’s pain
but also being moved to relieve it.
~ Daniel Goleman
Getting old is a privilege denied to many – so enjoy every moment.
~ Dr Heidi Hilton, Breast cancer researcher
Start by doing what’s necessary;
then do what’s possible;
and suddenly you are doing the impossible.
~ Francis of Assisi
Knowledge comes, but wisdom lingers. It may not be difficult to store up in the mind a vast quantity of facts within a comparatively short time, but the ability to form judgements requires the severe discipline of hard work and the tempering heat of experience and maturity.
~ Calvin Coolidge
We all spend a long time at work. Having it be a happy and productive place is a great thing if you can achieve it. Here are three ways to try.
The key is to embrace disruption and change early. Don’t react to it decades later. You can’t fight innovation.
~ Ryan Kavanaugh
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
~ John F Kennedy