Tuesday, 27 May 2014

Developing Oneself ~202

Over a period of time, I have been writing about development of oneself, the reasons for development, the different approaches or  as some would say the "quick and the dirty". In real life terms, the development covered the Heriot Watt MBA via an approved learning partner, the Certificate in Financial Planning through a local Business School which is affiliated with a leading university, International Financial Reporting Standards to name a few...
One of my recent interests is Pinterest which I resisted for a long time, rationalising the delay as I was too interested in technology, I had just learnt about Facebook, this was just another fad to  I was not constant nor steady in my likes. Well to counter all those self defeating thoughts I started with a few Boards which were devoted to me, and then I added Boards on religion likening everything religious to History and Science Fiction so that I would question things pr encourage the questioning of things. That side did not last as the fairytale and historical romance reader part of me started adding castles from all over the world. The side of me which wanted to use Pinterest as a developmental tool for the company where I worked started adding pins on Classroom Management, Music, and other areas which I justified as being essential to the Undergradute programmes which are offered where I work... .. http://www.pinterest.com/jnab2001/  Of course all of these Boards were  in serious competiition to the activities which are going on around the world so that I happily viewed the photos of Pope Francis visiting Israel, I read the document and the article titled
"Common Declaration signed by Pope Francis and the Ecumenical Patriarch Bartholomew" with interest and a sense of awe, having read so many novels about the Vatican and never dreaming that they actually signed agreements and I continued to work on developing my skills with Pinterest. However just in case you take long to adapt fully and completely to new things, here are some photos nd links to articles   ....http://www.news.va/en/news/common-declaration-signed-by-pope-francis-and-the