Keep moving forward.
Dear Son, a tree does not grow overnight.
But it does grow.
And some years it grows faster than other years. This has been one of those years for you.
For the past decade we’ve been focused on honesty above any other attribute.
In 2014, we built on that for a total of four key life attributes:
You have done well academically, and maybe more importantly, personally.
Be well and remain amazed.
Apple is better than anyone at making things – “it just works”.
Do we know what we do best? No, really, do we know deep down what lights our fire?
, it hit me less than half way into his topic (education). The educational system is only as good as the teachers. Ken Robinson TED talk
(Duh. But alas, knowing and doing are two polar opposites. And therein lies opportunity)
And the best teachers are not there to deliver content only, the best teachers:
stimulate, provoke, challenge
ask, facilitate, inspire
incite, encourage, excite
And what I’m adding, is that they teach as though their life depended on it.
We are afraid on so many levels, even the fear of success
The two requirements? First, if you care, and second, if you are not afraid, you can do something magical.
culture is what people think and do without thinking...so is attitude
Don’t you dislike when people make inaccurate assumptions about your personality? Who are they to judge us, right? They don’t know. How could they? It can be very frustrating for positive people to be labeled as lucky. Here’s an angle to consider.
The three most underrated requirements I need to stay positive, in priority order:
Desire – ya gotta want it…bad
Courage – you gotta “just do it”
Practice – you have to do it over and over and over and…