5000 Bonus “Cool! U get me!” points for understanding the last two 100 words blogZ. I look back and wonder myself. So, there are some things that I of course keep private and yet a great many other things that I leave or put right out in front of everyone. Something to think about: It’s amazing how easy it is to connect to the whole world and yet your connection is oh so amazingly small.
For all that overstood the last 100 words blogZ. Props!
Oh, did I mention that the 100 words blogZ is meant to be 100 words long, but actually…no, wait, but it actually can be anything from 0 to 100 words long. So I could stop…now, but I won’t stop…now. Yes I will.
So, it has been a long while since I posted and mostly because of all sorts of good excuses that I won’t go into except for one: The Break Up.
“Why did the duck cross the street?” I think most people know this joke and I guess what makes it timeless is that it is easy to remember, maybe not the most funny joke in the world, but definitely easy to remember. For those who don’t know it then the answer is as simple as it is memorable: “To get to the other side.” (insert huge laughter and applause here)
We are on the topic of failure and more importantly, how to never fail again! In Step 1 we talked about “the Dream” and the why this dream. Step 2 is about never giving up on “the Dream”.
Creativity or lunacy: Ramblings of a maddFounder is exactly that. Not an Acronym. We believe madd is like silly crazy, meaning that you are just so silly that you’re crazy. Yes, I know that doesn’t really explain it better, I know, I know, but the point is this. Everyone with a big idea or dream or fantasy is a little bit madd, because you have to be just silly enough to think of something so wild and great and then be crazy enough about making it happen to make it happen. That is the way I see the maddFounder.
Day # Something way past the day I thought it was
This is going to be long so get comfortable, dear reader.
VoiceBitz, or in other words, me, myself and I! I missed the application deadline for semi-finalists for the OEC today! Actually yesterday, and although, yesterday I was feeling positive about getting done in time, it is today that I realized that it was a BIG, FAT FAIL!!! How could I have done this? Well, actually, I know exactly how I could have done this and I am so upset with myself. Ah, but the ultimate optimist reminds us to look forward and do something about something that still can be done.
(editors note: this blogZ was used in a longer blog series about failure. see also: “Pass or Fail? How to avoid failure and never fail again.“)
Today I failed. Actually I failed before today too, but today I failed and today I am going to tell you the most sure-fire way how to avoid failure in 5 steps:
2) Never give up!
3) Lifelong learning!
5) See step 1!
Spoiler alert! We are going to avoid failure because we are going to try to change our perception of failure and re-define failure in terms of our goals. REDEFINE: “failure” is not a “stop sign” or “the end of the road”, it is only a “speed bump in the road”.
Time ta get reflective again!……Alright, so I have realized that this is one of the biggest challenges of my life so far. It is to make something great. Not just in my head and my memories as something great, but something that is really great and can live and breathe on its’ own long after me. Yes a legacy, pretty cliché, but nonetheless completely and positively accurately describing or better yet defining, what I am talking about as something great. I do this for my family, but don’t get it twisted, this is personal. Heisenberg.
So I am on a roll today cuz I have had a phenomenal couple of weeks. I wanna reflect!…… J Anyway, some more coding progress has been made and the java script library is beginning to show more similarities to a java script library. Yay! Also, I am way stoked to get crankin on data. How can we set up peer reviewed activities that are based on objective data results? Well, that is the question I am out to answer. EduWeekend coming up in April gonna be interesting pitching a peer reviewed Say a word/Which word did he say? Addit is the answer (is this too long now?)