I have about 32 half-formed blog posts in my head, but not a single one is quite ready to come out in its entirety. Apparently, I expect these things to spring from my forehead in the same manner in which Zeus produced Athena. In any case, thoughts are a-swirlin’. Here are a few of them for your consideration; I’d love to start a conversation around any of them, so please comment away.
It never ceases to amaze me how much I can learn from watching other people.
Mentoring someone is way harder than being mentored.
Modeling and teaching often go hand-in-hand or even overlap, but each is a distinct methodology.
I learn new languages all the time. Some of my more recent conquests are the languages of road cyclists, building planners, and middle school girls. I’m still working on not-for-profit committees.
“That’s the way we’ve always done it” is a poor excuse.
People can change. They either will or they won’t.
Human touch is underrated and disappearing quickly. It shouldn’t be reserved for intimate situations; incidental contact isn’t a bad thing.
Know thyself, and use your parameters to maximum effect.
I like the ritual of coffee even more than the coffee itself.
I still don’t like to wear pink.