Tag Archives: Talent

Sacrifices

Everything you do requires a choice. What you spend your time on is a decision to not spend time on something else. Some of the things you spend your time on, regrettably, have the effect of foreshortening the amount of … Continue reading

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Ambition is Over-Rated

At lunch, the other day, a colleague of mine made the observation that in marriages where both partners are highly ambitious, they end up divorced.  It seemed like a throw-away rule of thumb, but there is a grain of truth … Continue reading

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The Emotional Trauma of Trying Hard

A friend of mine said something profoundly interesting recently.  He said, “Seems to be a certain truth in the suggestion that the lessons you find it hard to learn keep on coming back… until you learn them.”  There are things … Continue reading

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The Human Resource Crisis

Watch and learn! http://www.ted.com/talks/lang/eng/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution.html Here is the transcript (from the same site): I was here four years ago, and I remember, at the time, that the talks weren’t put online. I think they were given to TEDsters in a box, … Continue reading

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Use It Or Lose It

Everything decays in time.  Even things that we don’t think of as organic, sure as not, eventually decay.  When we spend a lifetime developing our creative powers, or collecting a fine set of creative tools, we really ought to be … Continue reading

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