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What’s wrong with this statement?

Success leads to happiness. On the surface, this seems like a straightforward enough statement, one that’s not difficult to accept. But there are at least three problems with it. The first two may be

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Lies, Damn Lies…and What We Believe Anyway

I’ve been increasingly disturbed in recent years by the amount of misinformation that seems to flow through the political system in the United States. In relative terms, I doubt it has increased any

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Always Be Learnin’ – 4 Links of Value

Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself. – John Dewey from Democracy and Education I’ve come across a number

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8 Keys to Deliberate Practice.

A New Yorker (or in some versions Arthur Rubinstein) is approached in the street near Carnegie Hall, and asked, “Pardon me sir, how do I get to Carnegie Hall?” He replies, “Practice,

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7 Secrets of a 9 Billion Dollar Industry

Want to know how to change your life, achieve pretty much anything, and make yourself rich to boot? There is a huge “self help” industry out there eager to help you do it.

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The Three Essential Career Questions

Increasingly it seems to me there are really only three essential questions that drive a successful, fulfilling career: What do I really want to be great at? How can I be great at it? What am I willing

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Two Brief Lessons from the Mile High Learning Club

I do some of my best learning when I am settled in at 35,000 feet. I read. I tap into the large store of iPod learning content I keep on hand. I think (although it may look like I’m sleeping). Sometimes

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A Short Collection of Powerful But Under Appreciated Learning Strategies

As my recent post on reflection as a daily habit may suggest, I’ve been in a bit of a reflective mood lately, and one of the things on my mind is how I have tended to make the biggest learning “leaps”

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