Can you believe that we’re already in the second part of 2022?! Like in many sports, it is good to have a break halfway through the game. Not just to rest a bit but also to reflect and re-adjust your strategy on how to reach your goals.
You might know the expression ‘The cobbler’s children have no shoes’. It means that professionals are often so busy serving others that they don’t pay attention to their own needs. As a learning professional, you’re likely busy supporting others with their learning journeys, but how about your own development? So, this episode of the learning notes is dedicated to you.
The fourth one with Patrick Jane is a special one for me. During a job interview many years ago, I was asked what my first action for that company would be. My answer was: ‘Place a Patrick Jane couch close to this department’. I didn’t get the job but not because of that answer, and I’m still convinced it would have been a great intervention.
I hope this episode will inspire you to find some time for rest and reflection to help you re-adjust for the second half of the year and to pay attention to your own well-being and development.
For those of you who live in the Northern Hemisphere: enjoy the summer! For those of you who live in the Southern Hemisphere: relax, a new spring is on its way!