Schools Kill Creativity !

“… And my contention is, all kids have tremendous talents. And we squander them, pretty ruthlessly. So I want to talk about education and I want to talk about creativity. My contention is that creativity now is as important in education as literacy, and we should treat it with the …

Tom, Dick & Harry have Endorsed You !

“Yippee !!! I got endorsed !!” “Huh ? Endorsed ??” “That’s right. Tom just endorsed all my skills. Isn’t that so cool ?” “What skills are you talking about ? What endorsements ? And who’s Tom?” “Man, why are you guys so ignorant. Everyone knows what a skill endorsement is. …

Just Look Up !

THE BUZZARD If you put a buzzard in a cage that is 6 feet by 8 feet and is entirely open at the top,  The bird, in spite of its ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner. The reason is that a buzzard always begins a flight from the …

Problem Or Opportunity ?

QUOTED FROM NAPOLEON HILL:  “If it isn’t your job to do it, perhaps it is your opportunity.” “Someone once observed that the reason we often fail to recognize opportunities is because they come disguised as problems. When a customer, a colleague, or your boss has a problem, it may create …

The Monkey Study

I am sure many of you would already have read this somewhere or the other, since it has been going around for quite a while. Nevertheless, it is still worth sharing, because almost all of us, at some point, do things in a particular manner, simply because “that’s how things …

Quality Education For Free ? Yes !!

I discovered Daphne Koller’s TED talk video quite by accident a few days ago, and thank God I did. Although I do follow TED’s website off and on, I must admit I am not a regular, and hence not familiar with all the illustrious speakers that TED has been featuring. …

The Dots That Dominate Us

Just a random thought… I remember watching the video of Steve Jobs speaking about “Connecting The Dots” in his speech at Stanford University. The context in which he referred to the dots was about connecting a sequence of events in hindsight. Here is what Wikipedia says about connecting the dots  …