“If you have knowledge, let others light their candles at it.” Margaret Fuller
I just read that “enlighten” means “to educate.” That has either never occurred to me or I once knew it and have since forgotten about it.
I love to think of learning as light.
There are so many ways that education enlightens our students:
- It lights the way to new options and opportunities,
- It lightens their burdens of doubt and ignorance,
- It beams a light on their strengths and abilities,
- It ignites the light of curiosity and hope within them.
I am so honored to be among the light bearers.
Here are some wonderful quotes, to light your way into the New Year.
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“To be persuasive, we must be believable. To be believable, we must be credible. To be credible, we must be truthful.” Hellmut Walters
Why does a class pay attention to a trainer? The fact that the trainer is most likely standing in front of the room will establish initial authority. However, to maintain the class’s attention requires something more: the trainer must be credible. There are three key components to achieving credibility:
1. Explain the basis for statements and beliefs
There are three common avenues to information: experience, education and research.
Experience is always valuable to a trainer, particularly if the trainer can give real life stories and examples. In this case, those who have done it themselves have immediate … Read the rest