When you learn you are growing. When you are growing you are living your life to the fullest. I find that stopping each Saturday morning to reflect on “what I learned” ensures that I stay conscious of learning, growing and living my life to the fullest.
This past week I had a reel to reel audio tape converted to digital. It was an interview with Will Holder - my great grandfather. It was made just after his 95th birthday - he had retired from his business at age 90 and lived to the age of 99.
“I want to point out the danger in any attempt at culture change. “ So started out the first of a series of e-mails received this week from Deming Master Walter Werner. His words of wisdom are invaluable to anyone who seeks to lead a team, department or organization towards a better way of working together.
I have always used nature to inspire my book writing. I always write in remote rural locations with lots of breaks for walks, runs, swimming, kayaking, biking or cross country skiing during the day. This summer I have learned that being in nature is actually more powerful than I realized. Florence Williams book The Nature Fix documents with hard data why being in nature makes people feel happier, healthier and more creative.