“Teach them to yearn.”

“If you wish to build a ship, don’t rally the people to gather timber, then divide the work and give them all orders. Instead, teach them to yearn for the vast and endless sea.” Antoine De Saint-Exupéry Advertisements

“Praise effort, not ability.” Insights for teachers (and marketers & managers).

HBR Blog Network The Right Mindset for Success by HBR IdeaCast  |   6:32 PM January 12, 2012 An interview with Carol Dweck, professor at Stanford University and author of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success. (for the audio podcast, go to:  http://blogs.hbr.org/2012/01/the-right-mindset-for-success/   ) Play 18:57 Headset TRANSCRIPT SARAH GREEN: Welcome to the HBR IdeaCast from Harvard Business Review.…

A goal for 2014.

“It is amazing what you can accomplish if you do not care who gets the credit.” Harry S Truman, 33rd president of US (1884 – 1972)A similar quote is credited to Bob Woodruff, Coca Cola CEO 1926 -1954.

“Twitter is a metropolis, not a medium.”

Noise-tolerant media by Seth Godin Twitter is the noisiest medium in history. Do you actually believe that Taylor Swift has 33,000,000 million (and counting) people eagerly waiting for her next tweet, ready to click on whatever she links to? In fact, less than one in a thousand people who ‘get’ one of her tweets will…