A newsletter series that ran in 2008-2009. Short, structured, aphorismic pieces that offer advice on typical coaching-related issues through an ontological lens.
Wisdom 101: #32 Learn from Life
The real lessons in life are seldom the ones we want WHEN WE learn the lessons in life that we think we need to learn, we generally learn nothing at all. The real lessons we need to learn are the lessons that life has in store for us. You know when you’re due for your next lesson: it’s when you’re resisting some or other change. You find yourself stuck, defending your position, trying with all your might to hold on and control what should happen next. When you’re driving [...]