Tag archive: learning

Thoughts on character …

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Photo credit – Kendall Lane via unsplash.com

Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.
~ Anne Frank

Winter warmers, winter learners

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Photo credit – Das Sasha via unsplash.com

What do you like to learn in winter? On grey days and cold days when being a lounge lizard is very attractive, there are opportunities to learn. What do you embrace?

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Photo credit – Matthew Wiebe via unsplash.com

Monday’s big reveal went smoothly. Many people complimented me on on my new “do”. I thanked them. No point in destroying that illusion.  It makes for quick preparation for work – no blow-drying, no styling. I could get used to this!

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Thoughts on mistakes …

Susan Sarandon, photo credit - www.biography.com

Susan Sarandon, photo credit – www.biography.com

I’m a big believer in making big mistakes and that’s how you figure your life out and who you are and what you want.
~ Susan Sarandon, The Age, Saturday 14 May 2016.

When is failure an option?

 

Photo - author's own

Photo – author’s own

Learning from our mistakes is often touted as a powerful learning method. Many notable humans give testament to its value but really, no one likes to fail. In the world of business, it seems that some organisations are interested in failure in a new measure – the return on failure!

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Thoughts on love …

Two hands making a heart silhouette against a sunset

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You learn to speak by speaking, to study by studying, to run by running, to work by working; in just the same way, you learn to love by loving.
~ Anatole France

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