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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Resilience is talked about in terms of people getting through challenges and tough times. It has become a popular term used in development programs. Do people organically develop resilience through experience and their handling of it? Or, is it something you can learn? I attended The Resilience Summit to find out.
It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
~ John Steinbeck
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
I don’t divide the world into the weak and the strong, or the successes and the failures … I divide the world into the learners and nonlearners.
~ Benjamin Barber
There are no failures – just experiences and your reactions to them.
~ Tom Krause