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Tags: Advice and humor, competence, confidence, humor, status
Tags: alcohol, anger, equality
Tags: creativity, human capital, intellectual capital, matters of consequence, return on investment, ROI, speculation, The Little Prince, value
Debt as an indicator of intelligence is implied whenever someone makes a statement that 17, 18, and 19 year olds should consider their college choices and predict the likelihood of a return on their investments (ROI) carefully. It is ludicrous to expect young adults to make such choices skillfully, especially because trained economists and the possessors of graduate degrees in business administration can’t. If you don’t believe me, take your business degree knowledge and define “intellectual capital”. Yes, you might make the argument that a college education is a commodity, but you can’t resolve the challenges of appraising its value. Just like appraisers can’t put a real price tag on what employees know.
Is Wisdom So Terrible When It Brings Profits That Are Invisible to the Eye? | Duane Sharrock | Pulse | LinkedInPosted: July 16, 2016 in Awesome Living, College and Career Readiness, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Curiosity, Knowledge, Thinking
Tags: certainty, creativity, curiosity, innovation, wisdom
Tags: bribes, game theory, ideals, realities, requests, seductions, solicitations, threats, tips
I found out about this experiment from the video presentation “Steven Pinker: The Elephant, the Emperor, and the Matzo Ball”,
Steven Pinker asks:
“Why are bribes, requests, seductions, solicitations, and threats so often veiled when both parties know what they mean?”
The article starts….”You want to go to the hottest restaurant in town. You have no reservation.”
Bruce Feiler has a plan for you.
Tags: gender, gender gap, girls, grit, high ability, inner critic, intelligence, self-efficacy, women
Tags: creativity, problem solving, reflection, reframe problem, reframing, solutions
“I was so intent on finding a specific answer that I didn’t realize I was asking the wrong question. It was time to stop looking for the answer. It was time to ask new questions.
Here are the new questions I asked myself (and that you can ask yourself) that changed how I looked at this problem, at myself and at each future challenge:”
Tags: leadership, negative attitudes, negativity, positive behavior, problem solving
Tags: 21st century learning, education research, effective learning, homework, learning, quality homework, science of learning
“We ought to be asking a different question altogether. What should matter to parents and educators is this:
“How effectively do children’s after-school assignments advance learning?”