Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.” ~Albert Einstein

Learning is the elixir of life.  It keeps you current, connected and curious for more.  Many have written on this topic and I am no expert, but the way people learn fascinates me.  Finding what is required to facilitate the “aah-haa” moments is what keeps me in the teaching, learning game.  Whether they be big kids or small, each and every one of us is forced to stay learning in our ongoing world of change.  This part of this blog will explore that, and find stories that inspire … reminding us of what is possible through human endeavour.

Living life in a style which becomes you …

Snow lifestyleWhen people talk lifestyles, the accompanying pictures often have deck chairs – but also palm trees, poolside waiters and drinks with cocktail umbrellas propped in the top.  This photo, taken outside a restaurant in Telluride CO, was not posed.  There were others occupied by skiers taking in some sunshine, but the waiters and exotic drinks were absent.  So, you will notice, were the crowds.  It was a gorgeous day and I think the closest run was called “see forever” which aptly fits this view.

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How to manage your own career

Photo by Denys Nevozhai on Unsplash.com

Photo by Denys Nevozhai on Unsplash.com

Not all organisations provide clear career paths or career management programs. Should your career be managed by someone other than yourself anyway? Ultimately, you are the one who will make the choices on your career path. Here are some ways to feel better informed and equipped to do so.

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Thoughts about curiosity …

Photo by Luis Alfonso Orellana on Unsplash.com

Photo by Luis Alfonso Orellana on Unsplash.com

We keep moving forward, opening new doors, and doing new things, because we’re curious and curiosity leads us down new paths.
~ Walt Disney

The yukikaki championship – an unusual sports event

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Festivals of ice, snow and lights are part of winter festivities in Hokkaido. In Otaru’s program of events was an unusual World Championship. I went along.

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Thoughts about community engagement …

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Photo credit – Nicholas Green via unsplash.com

We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community… Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own.
~ Cesar Chavez

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