While you’re caught in your pursuit of happiness, you might be missing out on a feeling so much more profound that English doesn’t even have a word for it. Welcome to Yūgen.
When we have had a great experience with something, we naturally want to share that experience with others. Sometimes the outcome we want for others is the hardest to let go.
The core driver of constant and never-ending improvement is a good feedback loop. There are three essential feedback channels. Which are you missing?
At the Passover Seder, we tend to focus on the process of asking questions. Equally as important in this context is the receiving of questions. The willingness to allow questions — to create space for them — is also a sign of freedom.
A lesson for parents, teachers, coaches, and leaders in how to engage someone in the learning process even when the person appears disengaged.
Information is not knowledge. Learning is not education. What you learn in a classroom or a course means nothing without integration and application.
If you can’t count it or put it on a spreadsheet, does it count as an achievement? We get so wrapped up in managing, tracking, and measuring, but often, what matters most cannot be measured.