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Learning, Unexpected and Wonderful

Photo from Skitterphoto on   It was a Saturday, 9:00 a.m. on a cold, gray winter morning. No one wanted to be in Pilates class, but we did want strength, balance, flexibility, benefits only gained when you show up regularly and work hard every single week. The regular instructor was out sick that day,… Continue reading Learning, Unexpected and Wonderful

creativity · learning · life · Uncategorized

Easier, But Never Easy

Author photo, late fall 2017 Every important teacher has ultimately taught me the same thing: It gets easier, but it never gets easy When the endeavor becomes automatic, taken for granted, you’re losing it. To be a master of a sport, a discipline, an art, you must always remain curious, engaged, open to learning from anyone and… Continue reading Easier, But Never Easy

Business · learning · Uncategorized · Work

KISS: Keep It Simple, Stupid*

Photo from *Or, Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should **And, Don’t Poke a Sleeping Dragon I didn’t come up that pithy KISS title. It comes from the U.S. Navy in 1960 and was used to encourage deep thinking, elegant and logical solutions to complex problems. In the 1950’s, International Business Machines used… Continue reading KISS: Keep It Simple, Stupid*