Category: Learning

Learning From Failure


Today I am a curator.  A selector of material organized along a common theme.  The theme is – success follows failure.  I often heard, “Good decisions are the result of experience and experience is the result of bad decisions.” or perhaps, “Experience is the… Continue Reading “Learning From Failure”

Do You Make Notes?


By notes, I do not mean a to-do list. I found this article on July 3rd. While it seems self-evident to me, I am informed that not everyone sees the world this way. I am a compulsive note taker in meetings. Even one on… Continue Reading “Do You Make Notes?”

A Conclusion So Bad It Is Not Even Wrong


If you give someone an exam, especially a standard exam, that requires that the student repeat the right answers, then, based on the results, you will decide that today’s students are inept compared to their predecessors. While that is a possibility, it is more… Continue Reading “A Conclusion So Bad It Is Not Even Wrong”

What Is Money For?


The article that follow appeared in Seth Godin’s Blog on Sunday, June 30th. I doubt the points are in a particular order and if they are I might disagree with it. If I tried to think up a list like this, I would not… Continue Reading “What Is Money For?”

A Dozen Beliefs That Lose and One That Wins


Each of us hold beliefs that get in the way.  Some are common to all, others are uniquely our own.  We do well to find them and at a minimum know when we are using them.  Here are some that I know about. Patience… Continue Reading “A Dozen Beliefs That Lose and One That Wins”

Leadership


In life you have a choice.  Be the sheep or be the shepherd.  While being the sheep is not threatening and it is not very demanding, as a person, being the shepherd has tangible value.  You get to learn new things, experience more, make… Continue Reading “Leadership”

An Edge Is An Edge


Should you, without other information, always bet that the sex of a new born child will be male? Yes, according the the CIA Fact Book. At birth, males outnumber females 106 to 100. or 51.46% of births are male. 48.54% are female. After 100… Continue Reading “An Edge Is An Edge”

Why, Why Not, And Because


Edward Charles Francis Publius de Bono knows about thinking. He believes it should be taught as a subject in schools. A bit of a surprise for some. While you might think that you learn to think in school, it appears that he believes you… Continue Reading “Why, Why Not, And Because”

On Leadership


Two years ago, my friend John Scollard asked me to attend a church meeting about leadership and I reluctantly agreed. It was to be a 16 week program to assist in the development of leadership skills. The form of the program was a DVD… Continue Reading “On Leadership”

Learning Is Better. (Sometimes)


You can acquire new information and skills in one of two ways. You can be taught or you can learn. Learning is active, being taught is passive. Which is better? Not an easy question and the answer, regardless of your choice, will not apply… Continue Reading “Learning Is Better. (Sometimes)”

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