Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Well, that was educational

Tonight I learned a few things.  Most of them about myself, most of them not entirely new but just things that have been clarified in my head about where I need to go from here.

It's an interesting experience having someone directly watching you do something that you usually do a few times a month and having it throw you right off balance.  That was of course the whole point though I am sure, some added pressure here some pointed direction here and some vague direction there just to make it that much more interesting.

I have decided in my career life that teaching is what I want to do, not just in an ECE capacity but in a college instructor capacity.  And this is of course where I can apply today's lesson outside of the club.

The other thing I learned is that some folks, no matter how directly indirect you try to be, will not put in even the minimum effort requested. Progression takes effort.  You want to progress, put in the effort.  Maybe I'll just have to point it out in front of everyone, I don't know how nice that would actually be though, or how appropriate.

Maybe that's the next lesson.


  1. With the next lesson in mind a few words came my way from a friend. I think they are something that is quite wise and I will be taking with me as I go forward.

    "Tread not the wrong road nor the right road for the wrong reasons."

    Words to live by.

  2. It may not be nice or appropriate to do it in front of everyone. If it was me I would like it if some one pulled me aside and said "Hey you're not putting in the effort" or "I have a problem with you(something I had said or done)." They may not like it at first but you're just being a good person and in the long run they will come to appreciate your honesty.