Miguel Panao | Professor and Author

Finding ways to improve scientific writing and academic productivity.

Learning builds trust and gives hope

What do you need to build trust?

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Photo by rawpixel on Unsplash

An article in Psychology Today points to five strategies:

  1. generosity
  2. patience and flexibility
  3. reliability
  4. consistency
  5. openness

Learning means giving yourself to what you learn, and it requires a generous heart.

Learning means being patient toward your failures and flexible to overcome challenges.

Learning means relying on others as others rely on your dedication to the process.

Learning means being consistent and show up every time.

Learning opens your mind to new possibilities and keeps your mind open to the novelty of unexpected patterns.

So, you see, when you learn, you use the five strategies which build trust. But it also means something more. The new skills or knowledge you have after learning will open new horizons, thus, giving hope when it is most needed.

About Miguel Panao

I am a Professor at the University of Coimbra in Mechanical Engineering. I am also author of books in the fields of environmental ethics and Science and Religion. From the several research projects, this site is personal and dedicated to the search for the best approaches, tools, techniques to improve scientific productivity.

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