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November 26, 2017

What’s your excuse?

This quote from Jim Rohn made me stop and think... "If you really want to do something, you'll find a way. If you don't, you'll find an excuse." I looked at things I have said that I want to do, and for many of them, felt the excuses welling up as to why I had

November 20, 2017

In pursuit of our own wisdom

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When we are stuck, we seek out people who are 'wise'. What is wisdom? "Wisdom consists of the anticipation of consequences." Norman Cousins The ability to anticipate consequences comes from experience (yours, or observation of someone else's) AND reflection on that experience. You could say that reflection is the route to wisdom. How much reflection

November 12, 2017

Do you lead your life, or accept it?

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We talk about people 'leading their lives'. Do they? I think more often people 'accept' their lives rather than 'lead' them. Do you get up in the morning and say, "I wonder what today will bring?" Or do you get up and say, "Today I will..." Put a sticky note by your bed so when

November 6, 2017

Can’t think of a good question?

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Those of us who are reflectors often think after a meeting "I wish I had thought to ask about XYZ" Here is a neat trick, sent in by a Monday Tips reader. Thanks Jonathan :-) He was attending open days for prospective schools for his children, and he asked, "What's the best question that a

November 2, 2017

World of Learning – learning in the workflow

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World of Learning Conference & Exhibition 2017 for us was all about learning in the workflow and learning transfer. A couple of weeks on from the event and we're still buzzing. The team are busy following up the many leads and I'm finding a few articles I'd like to share with everyone who is still reflecting