Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization | Notes & Review

Peter Drucker. The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization. Jossey-Bass, 2008. (119 pages) http://www.fivequestionsbook.com Forward It is often said that the simple questions are the hardest to answer. … Simple questions can be profound, and

The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization | Notes & Review

Peter Drucker. The Five Most Important Questions You Will Ever Ask About Your Organization. Jossey-Bass, 2008. (119 pages) http://www.fivequestionsbook.com Forward It is often said that the simple questions are the hardest to answer. … Simple questions can be profound, and

How Do You Kill 11 Million People | Notes & Review

Andy Andrews. How Do You Kill 11 Million People?: Why The truth Matters More Than You Think. Thomas Nelson, 2011. (84 pages) The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under

How Do You Kill 11 Million People | Notes & Review

Andy Andrews. How Do You Kill 11 Million People?: Why The truth Matters More Than You Think. Thomas Nelson, 2011. (84 pages) The punishment which the wise suffer who refuse to take part in the government, is to live under

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TED | Phil Hansen: Embrace the shake

So, when I was in art school, I developed a shake in my hand, and this was the straightest line I could draw. Now in hindsight, it was actually good for some things, like mixing a can of paint or

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TED | Phil Hansen: Embrace the shake

So, when I was in art school, I developed a shake in my hand, and this was the straightest line I could draw. Now in hindsight, it was actually good for some things, like mixing a can of paint or

TED | Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other’s minds

  Today I’m going to talk to you about the problem of other minds. And the problem I’m going to talk about is not the familiar one from philosophy, which is, “How can we know whether other people have minds?”

TED | Rebecca Saxe: How we read each other’s minds

  Today I’m going to talk to you about the problem of other minds. And the problem I’m going to talk about is not the familiar one from philosophy, which is, “How can we know whether other people have minds?”

TED | Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

Thank you very much. I moved to America 12 years ago with my wife Terry and our two kids. Actually, truthfully, we moved to Los Angeles — (Laughter) — thinking we were moving to America, but anyway, it’s a short

TED | Ken Robinson: How to escape education’s death valley

Thank you very much. I moved to America 12 years ago with my wife Terry and our two kids. Actually, truthfully, we moved to Los Angeles — (Laughter) — thinking we were moving to America, but anyway, it’s a short

TED | John Legend: “True Colors”

Every now and then a good talk isn’t a talk at all. This special performance was set in the context of teachers and educators. Beautiful. ♪ You with the sad eyes ♪ ♪ Don’t be discouraged ♪ ♪ Oh, I

TED | John Legend: “True Colors”

Every now and then a good talk isn’t a talk at all. This special performance was set in the context of teachers and educators. Beautiful. ♪ You with the sad eyes ♪ ♪ Don’t be discouraged ♪ ♪ Oh, I

TED | Bill Gates: Teachers need real feedback

Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player. (Laughter) My bridge coach, Sharon Osberg, says there are more pictures of the back of her head than anyone

TED | Bill Gates: Teachers need real feedback

Everyone needs a coach. It doesn’t matter whether you’re a basketball player, a tennis player, a gymnast or a bridge player. (Laughter) My bridge coach, Sharon Osberg, says there are more pictures of the back of her head than anyone

TED | Geoffrey Canada: Our failing schools. Enough is enough!

I’m a little nervous, because my wife Yvonne said to me, she said, “Geoff, you watch the TED Talks.” I said, “Yes, honey, I love TED Talks.” She said, “You know, they’re like, really smart, talented — ” I said,

TED | Geoffrey Canada: Our failing schools. Enough is enough!

I’m a little nervous, because my wife Yvonne said to me, she said, “Geoff, you watch the TED Talks.” I said, “Yes, honey, I love TED Talks.” She said, “You know, they’re like, really smart, talented — ” I said,

TED | Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion

I have spent my entire life either at the schoolhouse, on the way to the schoolhouse, or talking about what happens in the schoolhouse. Both my parents were educators, my maternal grandparents were educators, and for the past 40 years

TED | Rita Pierson: Every kid needs a champion

I have spent my entire life either at the schoolhouse, on the way to the schoolhouse, or talking about what happens in the schoolhouse. Both my parents were educators, my maternal grandparents were educators, and for the past 40 years

Crucial Conversations | Notes

Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler. Crucial Conversations. McGraw Hill, 2012. (244 pages) Most breakthroughs in life truly are “break-withs.” – Stephen Covey PREFACE We argued that the root cause of many — if not most — human

Crucial Conversations | Notes

Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, Al Switzler. Crucial Conversations. McGraw Hill, 2012. (244 pages) Most breakthroughs in life truly are “break-withs.” – Stephen Covey PREFACE We argued that the root cause of many — if not most — human