What has been your greatest learning?

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What is this?

We want to create buildings, brands, and shared experience with fresh eyes – yours.

These questions relate to what we're asking ourselves in each of our offices. If you see something that sparks your curiosity, tell us what you think. You can check out other people's contributions by viewing all responses.

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  1. What has been your greatest learning?
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    unlearning
  2. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Design School
  3. What has been your greatest learning?
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    hard times
  4. What has been your greatest learning?
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    inclusive bathrooms
  5. What has been your greatest learning?
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    butt
  6. What has been your greatest learning?
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    inclusion
  7. What has been your greatest learning?
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    setting goals
  8. What has been your greatest learning?
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    steam plant
  9. What has been your greatest learning?
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    knowing my mind and body
  10. What has been your greatest learning?
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    ROCKS
  11. What has been your greatest learning?
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    that trusting and loving yourself will be your greatest tool in any future task you undertake
  12. What has been your greatest learning?
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    going for a very long drive...by myself
  13. What has been your greatest learning?
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    wherever you go, there you are
  14. What has been your greatest learning?
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    flying
  15. What has been your greatest learning?
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    narrative
  16. What has been your greatest learning?
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    There is always more to learn, and a stretched mind is a happy mind.
  17. What has been your greatest learning?
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    a road block to accessing pertinent info in your website
  18. What has been your greatest learning?
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    peop;e
  19. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Understanding humans
  20. What has been your greatest learning?
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    gaining perspective in all things
  21. What has been your greatest learning?
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    sincere arrogance
  22. What has been your greatest learning?
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    that this too shall pass...no matter what the season
  23. What has been your greatest learning?
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    UofT aka Harvard of the north
  24. What has been your greatest learning?
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    self
  25. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Learning to see the small things
  26. What has been your greatest learning?
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    code
  27. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Having kids
  28. What has been your greatest learning?
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    that compassion is strength
  29. What has been your greatest learning?
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    kindness
  30. What has been your greatest learning?
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    3d printing
  31. What has been your greatest learning?
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    720 Beatty Street
  32. What has been your greatest learning?
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    The devil is in the details.
  33. What has been your greatest learning?
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    myself
  34. What has been your greatest learning?
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    no one knows the right answer
  35. What has been your greatest learning?
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    the process is the of the utmost importance
  36. What has been your greatest learning?
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    to keep learning
  37. What has been your greatest learning?
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    construction
  38. What has been your greatest learning?
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    falling down
  39. What has been your greatest learning?
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    living alone
  40. What has been your greatest learning?
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    making
  41. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Consistency
  42. What has been your greatest learning?
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    how to sew
  43. What has been your greatest learning?
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    curiosity
  44. What has been your greatest learning?
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    learning compassion and letting go of judgement of others
  45. What has been your greatest learning?
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    That if we accept life is a paradox, we are much more prepared to navigate complexity with ease and confidence.
  46. What has been your greatest learning?
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    that mushrooms are the source of all life on this planet
  47. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Living in BC is expensive
  48. What has been your greatest learning?
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    we live in an imagined reality
  49. What has been your greatest learning?
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    wants vs needs
  50. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Don't meet your maker full of regret.
  51. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Always surround yourself with people smarter than you
  52. What has been your greatest learning?
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    rock climbing
  53. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Take it slow
  54. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Economic equity is more than fair
  55. What has been your greatest learning?
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    to hold a generous posture
  56. What has been your greatest learning?
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    rock samples
  57. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Jobs
  58. What has been your greatest learning?
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    human behaviour
  59. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Intentional action
  60. What has been your greatest learning?
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    soccer
  61. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Parenting has taught me more about myself than my children or dogs
  62. What has been your greatest learning?
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    My students
  63. What has been your greatest learning?
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    We can survive just about anything...
  64. What has been your greatest learning?
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    i am
  65. What has been your greatest learning?
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    relaxing
  66. What has been your greatest learning?
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    happy
  67. What has been your greatest learning?
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    internet websites
  68. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Specificity and tolerance
  69. What has been your greatest learning?
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    choose love
  70. What has been your greatest learning?
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    bonding with people from around the world
  71. What has been your greatest learning?
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    interior
  72. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Acceptance
  73. What has been your greatest learning?
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    harry jerome
  74. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Be kind and listen
  75. What has been your greatest learning?
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    the sky
  76. What has been your greatest learning?
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    the world is full of great people
  77. What has been your greatest learning?
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    hate
  78. What has been your greatest learning?
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    my kids
  79. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Quality
  80. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Biophilia
  81. What has been your greatest learning?
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    VIRGIL ABLOH
  82. What has been your greatest learning?
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    if you can't love yourself how in the hell you gonna love somebody else?
  83. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Knowing God’s word
  84. What has been your greatest learning?
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    residency
  85. What has been your greatest learning?
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    About our potentials and human mind
  86. What has been your greatest learning?
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    aging
  87. What has been your greatest learning?
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    sink or swim style
  88. What has been your greatest learning?
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    We all fail and failure is inevitable. Life is not about how much you fail but how you get back up.
  89. What has been your greatest learning?
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    thinking skills
  90. What has been your greatest learning?
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    That I'll never stop learning
  91. What has been your greatest learning?
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    The importance of people to enterprise success
  92. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Self control
  93. What has been your greatest learning?
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    to not take everything so seriously
  94. What has been your greatest learning?
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    take time to relax
  95. What has been your greatest learning?
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    That curiosity didn't kill the cat. Lack of curiosity creates a lack of forward momentum
  96. What has been your greatest learning?
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    funghi
  97. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Life's short
  98. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Instant shifts that push me forward
  99. What has been your greatest learning?
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    I am the creator
  100. What has been your greatest learning?
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    mothering
  101. What has been your greatest learning?
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    The realization that the more I learn, the more I come to understand how little I actually know, which sparks a fire to learn more . . . It’s kind of a learning perpetual motion machine.
  102. What has been your greatest learning?
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    failures
  103. What has been your greatest learning?
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    learning to zig when the world zags
  104. What has been your greatest learning?
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    all the things
  105. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Greater awareness and understanding that comes from travelling the world.
  106. What has been your greatest learning?
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    That what I want isn't always what is best for me.
  107. What has been your greatest learning?
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    To take care of myself first, especially when stressed or struggling. With my own inner peace and health, I can better address the needs of others.
  108. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Dogs
  109. What has been your greatest learning?
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    critical
  110. What has been your greatest learning?
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    that certifications are minimums, not maximums, and ultimately no indicator of outcomes
  111. What has been your greatest learning?
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    challenges
  112. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Hearing what my students think.
  113. What has been your greatest learning?
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    career
  114. What has been your greatest learning?
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    failure
  115. What has been your greatest learning?
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    apathy is death
  116. What has been your greatest learning?
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    anything
  117. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Liminal spaces; look around and enjoy now.
  118. What has been your greatest learning?
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    when someone ones the door to newfound knowledge, you realize you know so little but your curiousity hungers for it
  119. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Acceptance of one's self.
  120. What has been your greatest learning?
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    THE GREATEST GIFT YOU CAN GIVE TO OTHERS IS TIME
  121. What has been your greatest learning?
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    life goes on
  122. What has been your greatest learning?
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    how to be patient
  123. What has been your greatest learning?
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    internship
  124. What has been your greatest learning?
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    sports
  125. What has been your greatest learning?
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    confidence
  126. What has been your greatest learning?
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    sharing of info
  127. What has been your greatest learning?
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    reading
  128. What has been your greatest learning?
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    my peers at school
  129. What has been your greatest learning?
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    everyone's struggling
  130. What has been your greatest learning?
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    legal name
  131. What has been your greatest learning?
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    (Un)learning a colonial way of thinking
  132. What has been your greatest learning?
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    live life to the fullest
  133. What has been your greatest learning?
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    My mother's death
  134. What has been your greatest learning?
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    karma
  135. What has been your greatest learning?
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    trusting myself
  136. What has been your greatest learning?
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    the wisdom of my children
  137. What has been your greatest learning?
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    People love talking
  138. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Being myself, no matter how scary or stigmatized, helps those around me become more accepting of themselves (ie. being openly gay/trans/etc.)
  139. What has been your greatest learning?
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    When you accept people as they come, the world becomes a more vibrant and interesting place.
  140. What has been your greatest learning?
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    you can only get better if you move forward
  141. What has been your greatest learning?
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    learning daily on how to live and work with others who has different perspectives and ideas and skills
  142. What has been your greatest learning?
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    emotions are a great barrier for clear thinking
  143. What has been your greatest learning?
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    listening is more fruitful then talking
  144. What has been your greatest learning?
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    raising my children has been a great act of learning.
  145. What has been your greatest learning?
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    job
  146. What has been your greatest learning?
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    That I know nothing
  147. What has been your greatest learning?
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    the Boursin cheese is the greatest cheese.
  148. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Getting back up after repeatedly getting knocked down. And that failures and rejections don't phase me anymore. What doesn't kill you, makes you stronger. I've sometimes taken the harder path in life and I'm still searching to see if it will be all worthwhile :-)
  149. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Life between buildings - Jan Gehl
  150. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Anyone can learn to hack a device and control someone else’s exposure to information in this global tech “community”.
  151. What has been your greatest learning?
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    everything is connected
  152. What has been your greatest learning?
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    It takes a village to do many things, and if share your bold dreams, you might be able to build a village around them
  153. What has been your greatest learning?
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    musical undertones hidden in architecture
  154. What has been your greatest learning?
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    learning emotional agility
  155. What has been your greatest learning?
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    its okay to make mistakes
  156. What has been your greatest learning?
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    How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives
  157. What has been your greatest learning?
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    algebra
  158. What has been your greatest learning?
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    time is our greatest gift
  159. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Travel
  160. What has been your greatest learning?
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    projects
  161. What has been your greatest learning?
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    children want to learn about everything.
  162. What has been your greatest learning?
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    When I'm angry, most of the time, I'm just hungry. When I'm hungry most of the time, I'm just thirsty.
  163. What has been your greatest learning?
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    The more difficult or uncomfortable a conversation/work is, the more important it is.
  164. What has been your greatest learning?
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    knowing Jesus
  165. What has been your greatest learning?
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    making mistakes
  166. What has been your greatest learning?
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    self-awareness
  167. What has been your greatest learning?
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    excepting my failures and motivate myself further to learn from mistakes
  168. What has been your greatest learning?
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    journalism
  169. What has been your greatest learning?
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    compassion and patience
  170. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Becoming a parent
  171. What has been your greatest learning?
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    branding
  172. What has been your greatest learning?
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    being strong, courageous and optimistic in the most critical time when you are passing through physical, mental, and emotional failure
  173. What has been your greatest learning?
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    impossible
  174. What has been your greatest learning?
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    planning
  175. What has been your greatest learning?
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    be a palm tree
  176. What has been your greatest learning?
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    spaghetti is better when served simply
  177. What has been your greatest learning?
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    go slow to go fast
  178. What has been your greatest learning?
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    That people aren't always who you think they are.
  179. What has been your greatest learning?
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    a bunch of stuff
  180. What has been your greatest learning?
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    passive houses
  181. What has been your greatest learning?
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    to be present in the moment
  182. What has been your greatest learning?
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    kind to myself
  183. What has been your greatest learning?
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    that failure is a part of life
  184. What has been your greatest learning?
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    learn from other's failures so you don't do them yourself
  185. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Aim higher
  186. What has been your greatest learning?
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    to be kind to myself
  187. What has been your greatest learning?
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    collaboration
  188. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Not everything will go as planned
  189. What has been your greatest learning?
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    that you should never stop learning
  190. What has been your greatest learning?
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    If you do what everyone else dose, you'll only get as far as everyone else gets.
  191. What has been your greatest learning?
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    i cant learn a thing
  192. What has been your greatest learning?
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    go slow
  193. What has been your greatest learning?
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    How to be human
  194. What has been your greatest learning?
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    people & connections
  195. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Freedom
  196. What has been your greatest learning?
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    experiential
  197. What has been your greatest learning?
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    to stop and appreciate where I have gone and where I can potentially go
  198. What has been your greatest learning?
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    from others
  199. What has been your greatest learning?
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    learning by making mistakes and correcting them
  200. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Ackery’s Alley
  201. What has been your greatest learning?
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    creating and working with my hands
  202. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Moving out of my parents and living on my own.
  203. What has been your greatest learning?
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    school
  204. What has been your greatest learning?
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    walking 800km over 4 weeks.
  205. What has been your greatest learning?
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    creating
  206. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Love
  207. What has been your greatest learning?
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    parenthood
  208. What has been your greatest learning?
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    living
  209. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Human curiosity is infinite
  210. What has been your greatest learning?
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    design and art
  211. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Things are always changing
  212. What has been your greatest learning?
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    saying "thank you" & "I'm sorry"
  213. What has been your greatest learning?
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    There is always something more to learn.
  214. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Imposter Syndrome is a sign you're doing something that matters.
  215. What has been your greatest learning?
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    still learning. but i guess LIFE
  216. What has been your greatest learning?
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    knowing yourself and staying true to that is the best compass to follow.
  217. What has been your greatest learning?
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    pool
  218. What has been your greatest learning?
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    People are human
  219. What has been your greatest learning?
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    let bygones be bygones
  220. What has been your greatest learning?
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    to listen to hear and not to respond
  221. What has been your greatest learning?
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    being on my own
  222. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Doing
  223. What has been your greatest learning?
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    project
  224. What has been your greatest learning?
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    to be present
  225. What has been your greatest learning?
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    to share
  226. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Relationships
  227. What has been your greatest learning?
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    UniverCity
  228. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Often slowing things down gets better results
  229. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Career opportunities
  230. What has been your greatest learning?
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    being a parent
  231. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Humility
  232. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Nature
  233. What has been your greatest learning?
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    japan
  234. What has been your greatest learning?
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    truly looking into myself
  235. What has been your greatest learning?
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    mindfulness
  236. What has been your greatest learning?
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    the power of working TOGETHER
  237. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Packaging!
  238. What has been your greatest learning?
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    patience
  239. What has been your greatest learning?
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    observe how nature works ... admire its capacity and silent presence
  240. What has been your greatest learning?
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    life!
  241. What has been your greatest learning?
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    evolve
  242. What has been your greatest learning?
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    realizing that what seemed like the worst 'mistake" was the greatest teacher.
  243. What has been your greatest learning?
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    love yourself
  244. What has been your greatest learning?
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    rock
  245. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Don't do anything for something in return
  246. What has been your greatest learning?
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    listening
  247. What has been your greatest learning?
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    plant a tree you won't eat from
  248. What has been your greatest learning?
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    asking someone questions as if there is something you don't know.
  249. What has been your greatest learning?
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    How to sell
  250. What has been your greatest learning?
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    seek knowledge in everything, wherever you go, whatever yo see...
  251. What has been your greatest learning?
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    life without live is not worth living
  252. What has been your greatest learning?
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    am still seeking
  253. What has been your greatest learning?
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    be grateful for whatever you have.
  254. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Meditation
  255. What has been your greatest learning?
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    love is the answer
  256. What has been your greatest learning?
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    considering others before myself
  257. What has been your greatest learning?
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    through sheer will you can make the life you know will make you happiest
  258. What has been your greatest learning?
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    LEAN and devops
  259. What has been your greatest learning?
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    hello
  260. What has been your greatest learning?
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    nada. zilch. zero.
  261. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Nick
  262. What has been your greatest learning?
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    design
  263. What has been your greatest learning?
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    not everyone has to like you
  264. What has been your greatest learning?
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    finding
  265. What has been your greatest learning?
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    good things take time
  266. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Accepting my mistakes
  267. What has been your greatest learning?
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    design matters
  268. What has been your greatest learning?
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    This is a ridiculous thing to be greeted with.
  269. What has been your greatest learning?
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    art
  270. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Everyone walks the same path called life
  271. What has been your greatest learning?
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    about myself
  272. What has been your greatest learning?
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    believing in my self
  273. What has been your greatest learning?
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    I don't know I'm just a kid
  274. What has been your greatest learning?
    2Like
    how to cook pasta
  275. What has been your greatest learning?
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    language
  276. What has been your greatest learning?
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    huh
  277. What has been your greatest learning?
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    life
  278. What has been your greatest learning?
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    breathing - learned it a long time ago, but still using the skills I picked up back in the day.
  279. What has been your greatest learning?
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    patience + empathy + dream
  280. What has been your greatest learning?
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    for some, happiness takes work
  281. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Tolerance, everyone has an opinion, and theirs might be the better one.
  282. What has been your greatest learning?
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    music
  283. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Resilience
  284. What has been your greatest learning?
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    Myself.

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