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The Learning Cafe | December 2017

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On December 14, 2017

Modern laziness  The original definition of lazy was about a person who avoids hard physical work. Too lazy to dig a garden, too lazy to organise a working bee or too lazy to clean the garage. The modern lazy person also avoids emotional labour. This is the laziness of not raising your hand to ask the key questions, the laziness...

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The Learning Cafe | October 2017

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On October 2, 2017

How to fix the buffet line I was MC at a wedding last month.  The meal was a buffet, and there were 80-plus hungry guests of all ages to feed.  The line was moving slowly – so I got thinking, how do I fix the buffet line? I managed how people entered the line. By asking table groups of wedding...

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The Learning Cafe | August 2017

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On August 3, 2017

How much does a tonne weigh? It’s common practice to describe a heavy object in tonnage. But no one has any idea how much a tonne is.  We can lift a kilogram block of cheese so we have an idea what a kilogram weighs.  As we can’t lift a tonne of anything by ourselves it becomes such an abstract concept. ...

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Clip of the month | I applied for Harvard, but was rejected 10 times.

  • Posted by learningwavenz
  • On August 3, 2017

Jack Ma, Chairman of Alibaba Group speaks his heart out and gives his wisdom on a range of topics.  Alibaba is one of the most recognisable names in the world of business today and is still growing very fast. Source: Being Guru. (2017). I Applied For Harvard, But Was Rejected 10 Times. Retrieved 2 August 2017 from https://www.beingguru.com/2016/09/i-applied-for-harvard-but-was-rejected-10-times/

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