Acceptance of ambiguity is a by-word in corporate America today, if job descriptions are any indication. Not just acceptance but whole-hearted embrace seems to be the price of admission. I find this call interesting, if only because of its own ambiguous nature.
formed argument or discussion, you may feel differently. Well, OK….whatever.
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English: Alarm clock (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
Like every other breathing human being, my life is a churning dynamo of ups, downs, and decided neutrals (better know as the mundane). As I slowly gain greater sense of awareness of the moment and the fleeting aspect of each of these moments, I am also becoming more aware of the “I” that can look at the “me” that is going through all of the changes taking places and, frankly, getting its chain yanked regularly and, usually, suddenly. The challenge is to reside ever more in the observer “I” and not let the roller coaster of “me’s” experience drive me.
How does this manifest itself in everyday? Consider this short episode:
I’ve noted a sea change in education and learning about which there has been quite a bit of virtual ink spilled. The phenomenon known as a MOOC (Massive Open Online Course) has been added to the education lexicon, much to the joy of futurists, learners everywhere, and to the consternation of a number of university and college administrators. Like most things, I can see the light and the dark, along with the difficult.