Pride. Envy. Gluttony. Lust. Anger. Greed. Sloth. You either recognize these as the seven deadly sins or as themes for prime-time television. Nonetheless, you were probably taught as a child that these are bad and you shouldn't do them.
Onstage at TED2013, Sugata Mitra makes his bold TED Prize wish: Help me design the School in the Cloud, a learning lab in India, where children can explore and learn from each other -- using resources and mentoring from the cloud.
Criticism can have a huge and sometimes crushing impact on people. Too often, in our anger and displeasure, we lash out and tell people what we think of their performance or judgment. Whatever the situation, think carefully before you choose your words.
In a conversation with Barbara Kellerman journalist Kenneth Mikkelsen explores why leadership is so hard to exercise today. This is a must read for everone interested in leadership and management trends.
"Leadership Is a Walk in the Dark" - Huffington Post Michael Harvey is an associate professor and chair of the Department of Business Management at Washington College. His work and research focuses on how leaders communicate.
Leadership is about sharing, giving – making those around you better. Leadership is about uniting and inspiring teams to optimally perform. Leadership is caring about a societal cause that the business can influence.
As our world stumbles to the brink of ecological collapse -- the "tipping point" of irreversible climate change -- sustainability has become a vital issue. But before we can respond we need to recognize what Earth we are trying ...
New research from Johns Hopkins University suggests that having our ideas rejected tends to boost our creativity output. Sharon Kim and her colleagues found that when most of us experience rejection, it can actually enhance our creativity, depending...
Neuroscientist and artist Beau Lotto explores the challenge we have with perceiving new information in a fresh way. Lotto does a great job of explaining how it is important to embrace uncertainty and in particular “play”, as a tool to see in new ways and to think differently. In a nutshell he advises that if we want to be creative and innovative then we have to do things that shake us out of old patterns of how we perceive the world.
Posted on Mar. 23, 2012 by Webster University Vienna
There is no obvious additional information about this 36-minute video of a lecture by Cleese on Cretivity. It looks to be about 20 years old, judging by Cleese's appearance. He speaks quite eruditely, and humorously (what else?), about a topic that is clearly of great interest to him. His range of knowledge is quite extraordinary. Well worth a look. -JL