I’ve been reading Rookie Smarts, Why Learning Beats Knowing in the New Game Of Work, by Liz Wiseman this week. She talks about how rookies tend to enter a new workplace and embark on getting up to speed as quickly as they can, boldly asking lots of questions and seeking out experts. Yet those of … Continue reading Rookie Smarts
This week I listened to a fascinating podcast by Krista Tippett interviewing Maria Popova, the wonderful author of Brain Pickings. She said this… "...The reason we’re so increasingly intolerant of long articles and why we skim them, why we skip forward even in a short video that reduces a 300-page book into a three-minute animation … Continue reading Meaning takes time
Emma went to her piano lessons every week but wouldn't practice at home so her Mum suggested she give up the classes. Emma responded, "I don't want to give it up. I love going to piano class. I just don't want to practice". So her Mum made a decision that I think every parent should … Continue reading I will not practice!