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Jim's Gems: Never Stop Learning

April 2, 2010
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UPDATED WEEKLY! When we begin to think we know it all and have nothing else of importance to learn, we deny our self the opportunity to learn new things.

We must never stop learning as knowledge to us is similar to Miracle Grow for plants-it adds to our (personal) development.

When we begin to think we know it all and have nothing else of importance to learn, we deny our self the opportunity to learn new things. When we decide there is nothing else to learn, we cut ourselves off from new and enlightening experiences.

Every day is an opportunity to learn and grow. We must take advantage of those opportunities, for they are a big part of what makes us achieve and be successful. No matter how much we have achieved and accomplished, we can still receive tremendous benefit and value from new challenges. The level of learning and experience we have makes no difference, since we can always raise that level higher.

If we think we have all the answers, we should find some more questions to ask. View each new discovery as a starting point, and not as a final destination. Learning is growth that leads to expansion of our personal and professional being. We must keep on the journey to discover new
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Mary Link
April 6, 2010
Learning is something that we have to continue. If we stop, then we lose our edge. Personally, I enjoyed the sentence "If we think we have all the answers, we should find some more questions to ask." Mary

Miracle Grow

Terry Chase
April 10, 2010
I hadn't thought of Miracle Grow in some time and certainly not in this context; however, learning does the same thing for each of us. Thanks for this thought. Terry

Learning is a lifetime effort

Mike Lady
May 2, 2010
If we stop learning we stop growing as individuals and, eventually our mental powers dwindle. Jim, please keep sharing your wonderful thoughts.

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