Wandering Into Wisdom

This blog chronicles the knowledge, insight and wisdom I encounter every day as a leadership consultant, executive coach, educator, father, friend and citizen. This site is dedicated to my father, Louis (Jack) Laughlin, who passed on to me an appreciation for wisdom. A special thanks to my friend Isaac Cheifetz, a businessman and journalist, who helped me understand the value of blogs and encouraged me to write one.

Like Video Games*

I have been trying to help my son understand that learning math takes practice and repetition. One doesn’t simply learn the concept and then apply it. One has to practice. After numerous attempts to explain the concept I finally asked him what it’s been like watching me learn to play video games. He paused, grinned and said, “OK, now I get it.”

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