Thoughts on Life

The Unforced Error

In some sports, they track a statistic known as an “unforced error.” I’ve always found this concept intriguing.  When a competitor does something exceptional and

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Success vs. Satisfaction

Success = Being good at something. Satisfaction = Doing something that’s personally meaningful to you.  The two are not the same thing.  There also is

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Making Mistakes

A wise person once told me, “Making mistakes is how we human beings learn.” I spent most of my life trying to avoid mistakes and

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Scaffolding

Over the years, I’ve homeschooled my kids in math. In the process of learning teaching methods for math, I came across the term “scaffolding.”  In

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Signaling Effectively

I’ve always been fascinated by turn signals on cars. It’s such a simple thing.  You make the left light blink on the rear of your

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Never Give Up

If you attempt anything meaningful or ambitious, you will eventually fall down and “fail.” The only way to avoid such

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