Category: learning

Are you an eager learner?

What do you do with what you’ve learned? I ask these two questions because I’ve recently been made aware of a quote by Leonardo da Vinci. He stated; “I have been impressed with the urgency of doing. Knowing is not

Do you always have to be right?

Have you considered why being right is that important? As a former school trustee I think that the reason why being right is so important is that in school we are taught that being wrong is not good. Can you

Is learning a high priority for you?

Is putting the learning into action also a priority? I am sure some of you are saying; “Of course I always do that.’ All that I can say is good for you. I bring this up because there have been

What upsets you?

Is it when things don’t go as planned? How does that affect the rest of your day? Of course I know the answer to that as I’ve seen what it has done to me. The question becomes; how do you handle

Did you know that when you teach you also learn?

When was the last time you tried to teach someone what you’ve learned? Teaching so people learn is not as easy as you may believe. So when you start to teach what you’ve learned remember this quote by Benjamin Franklin,

When was the last time you took a self-improvement course?

When was the last time you took time to learn and grow?   In the recent past I took the first part of a 6-day course. It was 9 hours per day for 3 consecutive days. For me it was

Have you been having a tough time lately?

Has it got you down? Please remember this quote; ‘The most beautiful stones have been tossed by the wind, washed by the water and polished to brilliance by life’s strongest storms.” I would like to give credit to this quote

Do we sabotage our own success?

Has there been a time in your life that you’ve done something that you wished never happened? If you answered ‘yes’ to either one of those questions you may have thought that you sabotaged your success. But is that such

What mistake can lead to failure?

Are you thinking, is there only one mistake that leads to failure? No! We humans manage to find many ways to fail. In order for me to explain, let’s look at a real-life example. Experts say that the former CEO

Do the failures in your life control what you do?

Do you think it is possible to avoid failures? I am reminded of what J.K. Rowling (author of the Harry Potter series) said; ‘It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might