Making things meaningful

Make a difference“The meaning of any event can be measured in the difference that it makes. If it doesn’t make any difference, it doesn’t have any meaning.” Lyndon Duke

What do you think of that statement?

Is what you are doing meaningful and to whom?

How would you know?

If something you do makes no difference, and therefore, if the above quote is correct, it has no meaning, is it worth doing?

I like to make a difference, and I often get direct evidence that I do, which is gratifying. There are also many things I do on faith or minimal evidence that it will make a difference to someone, somewhere.

This week, think about what makes doing something meaningful to you.

My best wishes, Paul


By Paul Matthews – Speaker/Author/Expert on Informal Learning and Workforce Capability
Author of new book “Learning Transfer at Work: How to Ensure Training >> Performance
and bestsellers “Capability at Work: How to Solve the Performance Puzzle
and “Informal Learning at Work: How to Boost Performance in Tough Times
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About the Author:

People Alchemy’s founder and managing director is Paul Matthews. Paul’s key skill is in making the ideas come alive with stories, and making sure his listeners receive practical tools and tips to take away and implement. He excels at reducing complex theory down to simple concepts and then articulating these in a way that everyone can understand, and more importantly, use to get better results for themselves and their organisations. Paul is a regular speaker at HR and L&D events and exhibitions covering topics such as harnessing the power of informal learning, capability at work, workplace performance, and how L&D can be effective in these tough times. He is also invited to speak on management and leadership, and how they impact on capability and performance at work.

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