There are few, if any, paths to true growth and improvement other than consistent effort and practice.
I’ve struggled with this truth my entire life. I believe most people, if they take some time to
We learn from change and we change from learning.
No learning, no change.
No change, no learning.
This is the yin and yang of lifelong learning.
When I was a kid, I really wanted to be a professional musician.
I started playing drums in the school band when I was in 5th grade, and by the time I was 16, I was serious. I had started my own band.
It’s easy, particularly for those of us who identify as lifelong learners, to assume that we will gravitate toward learning, that we will welcome learning opportunities as they come our way.
How we see and respond to the world around us very often depends on how we frame things. What we choose to see or not see, include or cut.
We do this all the time with learning, too often equating it with
There are no guarantees in life, particularly when it comes to life itself. Genetics, environment, or random accidents are just a few of the factors that can disrupt the best laid plans.
“Epistemology” is one of the big, fancy worlds I encountered in graduate school and have rarely encountered since.
You’ll usually see it defined as something like “theory of knowledge,”
I’ve written a fair amount about the concept of curation. Interest in it seems to be reviving lately, perhaps sparked by the rise of fake news and the growing realization that we all can be are being