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Room for Improvement

There is a concept in aviation that properly understood could potentially make you more effective in other areas of your life. All pilots in the United States must maintain satisfy certain basic currency requirements if he or she is to … Continue reading

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The Mind of the Student

Yesterday’s post on mating mosquitos got me thinking about the learning process. I’ve often thought that learning was akin to sex in that the acquisition of knowledge occurs through a rhythmic interplay of the student and the unknown. There is, … Continue reading

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Known to Unknown

I had two conversations yesterday that carried a common thread. While I was the common denominator in both, the principle outlined came from my riding coach and a new business associate, not from me. I couldn’t help but notice the … Continue reading

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True Knowing

“Gratitude is the inward feeling of kindness received. Thankfulness is the natural impulse to express that feeling. Thanksgiving is the following of that impulse.” ~ Henry Van Dyke I appreciate Mr. Van Dyke’s quote as it demonstrates the natural progression … Continue reading

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What am I?

“The man who makes the acquisition of wealth the goal and ultimatum of his life, seeing it as an end rather than a means to an end, is not true. Why does the world usually make wealth the criterion of … Continue reading

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Perfect Practice Makes Perfect

I realized during a riding lesson today that the old adage “practice makes perfect” isn’t always true. If you practice incorrectly, for example, you can spend a lifetime attempting to perfect something that is unattainable based on a flawed approach. … Continue reading

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