Monthly Archives: April 2013

We’re surfing not sculpting

I read something today that essentially said ‘we can’t control anything, what looks like mastery is really just cooperating with what is’. It looks like control because it is happening in real time. We are alert, aware, supple and responsive.

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We Fail to Learn

One of the fastest ways to learn is to fail. Information, instruction and feedback in the context of an experience of failure is more useful than abstractly presented curriculum in no particular context other that the learning environment itself (classroom).

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Suffer the Fool

In literature, the Fool is the character who can tell the truth at all times. He has that freedom because his medium is humor. Add to that an acute level of self-deprecation. ┬áHe doesn’t take himself too seriously, nor hold

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