Quote of the day
You must be open to new ideas.
You must be dissatisfied with the status quo
You must be willing to take personal responsability
You must be willing to work hard
~CHRIS GUILLEBEAU, author of The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World
The revolution that could change the way your child is taught, The Guardian | Tweet
Doug Lemov believes great teachers are made, not born – and his ideas are transforming education.
→Teach Like a Champion Field Guide: A Practical Resource to Make the 49 Techniques Your Own
Conformity starts young, Scientific American | Tweet
Toddlers will hide their knowledge of a solution around untrained peers.
→The Art of Non-Conformity: Set Your Own Rules, Live the Life You Want, and Change the World
The sexism of Startup Land, The Atlantic | Tweet
Is the road to success more difficult for female entrepreneurs?
→Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future
Government data agrees: Hollywood is even more sexist than the real workforce, Five Thirty Eigth | Tweet
The gender gap in wages and outcomes in the U.S. workforce is well-known, but I’m also interested in how the workforce is reflected in popular culture.
Early retirement in the N.F.L and at Google, and the paradox of success, NYT | Tweet
The news in business and sports has been filled with surprising early retirements this week. Four men stepping away from lucrative careers while in their prime show a curious paradox of success.
Four steps to simplify your daily social media activities, Social Media Examiner | Tweet
Do you engage with your audience on multiple social platforms? Do you want to work more efficiently? Focusing your efforts on the social channels and engagement signals that are most beneficial to your business can save you time.
→The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power Users
Fast-world values, Aeon | Tweet
For all the smart tech, we still feel pressed for time. Are digital services the problem, or are we humans to blame?
→Alone Together: Why We Expect More from Technology and Less from Each Other
The Grantland Q&A: Errol Morris, Grantland | Tweet
In a wide-ranging conversation, the legendary documentary filmmaker and writer talks about interviewing killers, war criminals, and some of society’s most fascinating oddballs. Plus, his take on his best movie, his critics, and what he’ll do next.
→Believing Is Seeing: Observations on the Mysteries of Photography
The middle of things: Advice for young writers, The New Yorker | Tweet
While I, unlike that biographer, am an artesian font of utilitarian suggesitons, I can now see that being asked to comment on young brilliance is an explicit invitation to pomposity.
Tips when writing multiple POV novels, Writers Helping Writers | Tweet
When starting a new manuscript, point of view is an important choice. Who is the best person to tell your story? Sometimes the answer includes more than one character, and that means multiple POVs.