Our ‘why did you do that’ comes from an angry place rather than a place of learning. ‘What did you learn?’ might even be a better question.
From the Blog on Learning
We think we are keeping our options open by being general, but often it is in the specifics that change happens.
You don’t know how many ‘can’ts’ there are before ‘you can’. This is true for you, me, and everyone. And for everything we learn to do.
We see the arrival and rarely the journey. If you are walking to Toronto, it makes a big difference if you start in Niagara or Vancouver.
Facilitation is a skill. requiring humility. One needs to hold meetings and groups together, without being the centre of attention
‘Pessimism sounds smart: optimism often requires believing in unknown’ – it’s good to start your week off with a good quote.
None of us are ‘self-made’. None of us are an island to ourselves. We are all enabled by others. Who are your enablers?
For your weekend (or weekday) exploration – a toolkit, two articles, and a mamoth list to explore. What is inspiring you?
Comparison can be useful for learning. It can lead us to asking the wonderful why question. And in that way, comparison can be inspiring.