Tip #644: Questions, Patience and Pacing

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“To become different from what we are, we must have some awareness of what we are.” Eric Hoffer

In my work as a curriculum designer, I am frequently expected to do something with the content of a document that is unclear, incomplete, or ill considered.

My immediate reaction is to write an email asking one or more questions to obtain clarification and/or additional information, or prompt reconsideration. At the time, I believe that I only have one question to ask. This may be because I am an unrealistic optimist. (Is that redundant?)

As I read further into a document, I write another email each time I have another question. It never occurs to me to wait until I have closely … Read the rest