Category Archives: Words About Learning

Words about Learning: Salads

I only ever order salad when i’m feeling guilty about something. It’s a kind of easy culinary karma after yesterdays platter of fried eggs (a mistake in my Dutch translation with a heavy cholesterol consequence). If it’s not part of … Continue reading

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Words about Learning: vinyl

There’s a faint hiss from the speakers the moment i turn them on. As the stylus meets the vinyl, there is a distinct click, then a hiss with regular ‘tick‘… ‘tick‘ sounds from a scratch. When the music comes in, … Continue reading

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Words about Learning: juggling

I can juggle. With two balls. it’s when i use three that the problems start. I’m a little way off from flaming torches and chainsaws. Keeping all the balls in the air can be a challenge and, the more i … Continue reading

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Words about learning: eggs

When i’m making an omelette i break the eggs into a glass in case i get any shell in there. I was watching someone cook the other day and they broke the eggs straight into the cake mix they were … Continue reading

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Words about Learning: Toast

Small can be beautiful. You don’t need to expend a huge amount of effort or time to get something right. Take this post. I’ve put the toast under the grill and i need to have it finished by the time … Continue reading

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Words about Learning: spontaneity

We’re filming today: fifteen people bustling about with an air of organised chaos. Or possibly just chaos. You can mitigate this with planning: who needs to be where and when. Who is responsible for camera, for lighting, for making coffee, … Continue reading

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Words about learning: brand

It’s not just soap and cars that have brands. We each have our own personal brand: the way we are represented to others that demonstrates our values, ideas, energy and abilities. Brands are not static. They evolve over time to … Continue reading

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Words about learning: superlatives

It’s bigger, better, faster and more effective than ever before. Dynamic and engaging. Change is constant, but this new thing is the best ever. Superlatives are your best friend. But superlatives are without meaning unless backed up by real value. … Continue reading

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Words about Learning: intent

Sometimes we have an idea: let’s do something better! The idea is good. It gives us intent. But how do we actually do the thing better? What, when push comes to shove, are we not doing well already? Aspiration is … Continue reading

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Words About Learning: Sincerity

Picked up my coffee at Starbucks today. They’ve changed the system, asking me for my name the, when the drink arrives, it’s written on my cup with a big smiley face drawn next to it. Strange, it makes me smile … Continue reading

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