MUCH TO LEARN
… plenty to un-learn too
Thursday July 24, 2014
Each day brainwork-full from sturdy conference room chairs, along with my 85 newest friends, leisure of vacation is not here.
… I can see it from here!
Easy word to say.
Incredibly difficult when it is new-focus, new direction – in face of familiar time-worn habits, behaviours and conventions, dealings with everyone.
Change of mindset first. Then practices.
What we focus on, how we stay on track to work it – possibly difficult at first, but new habits will improve many things I do. I’m expecting an energy surge, surge in successful projects and surge in new business.
Two days on … course, this Ninja program – people, connections made, laughs over dinner with ‘the rest of the Canadians’ capped another beautiful hot day yesterday.
Learning new ways to do old things – or learning for first time – collective feeling seems to be everyone feeling overwhelmed by amount we have to cover/absorb each day contrasted with simplicity of buy-in to a different way of doing many very basic things, doing them quite deliberately differently because of provable different results.
Seems there are two ways to not-improve – to not believe it, or to not practice it.
As one of the older dogs in this hunt, I’m pleasantly surprised a number of things I already do are quite aligned with this program.
Some are basics I’ve gotten out of the habit of doing . . .
Some are radical departures from ‘normal practice’ I’ve become habituated …
Some are new learnings altogether.
Re-training someone’s brain seems an insurmountable task.
Re-training my own is even more daunting.
Positively provocative pathway …
column written/ published from Fort Collins, Colorado
morning walk: 17C/62F, beautiful morning – Gusta would love the rabbit street I walked down this morning (I counted 5) where I’m sure the odors would have thrilled her. Amazing what a change of scenery does for my energy level …
Reader feedback / comments always welcome:
Glad you are enjoying the kool-aid!, CM, Calgary, AB
That’s pretty exciting Mark! I look forward to your report when you return, Hugs, LG, Calgary, AB