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You're 96 Percent Less Creative Than You Were As a Child. Here's How to Reverse the Trend

You're 96 Percent  Less Creative Than You Were As a Child. Here's How to Reverse the Trend | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Sure, you can't be a kid again, but you can think like one.
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Uplifting affirmations from The Secret

I couldn't find this video anywhere on youtube, only found it at wimp.com (along with lots of other cool vids). No intention of violating copyright, but i
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Uplifting affirmations to start your day with an open mind.
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The Seven Hobbits of Highly Effective People

The Seven Hobbits of Highly Effective People | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
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How to reach audacious goals with kindness and an open mind.

A playful tribute to the work of J.R.R. Tolkien and Stephen Covey who both inspired millions of people with their stories.

Let the wisdom of hobbits guide you in your quest for meaningful results in your work and your life.

In a free ebook, to be published soon, I will discuss the principles where the 'Hobbit Mind' reflects in our everyday life.

Join me and share your thoughts.

Enjoy!

 

Warm regards, Adriaan

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Denmark has figured out how to teach kids empathy and make them happier adults

Denmark has figured out how to teach kids empathy and make them happier adults | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Empathy, or the ability to read another person’s emotions, is a critical life skill. Many fear children are losing it—and that they'll be less happy as adults as a result. A University of Michigan study of nearly 14,000 college students found that students today have about 40% less empathy than college kids had i
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The techniques used to teach kids empathy could also be effective in business situations
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Does The Truth Hurt? You Must Have An 'Insultant' On The Job - Forbes

Does The Truth Hurt? You Must Have An 'Insultant' On The Job - Forbes | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Contrary to its name, the actions of an insultant are far from insulting. It means “consulting from an insider,” and its role isn’t to appear with a hammer, lambasting everything good about your company. Instead, the insight comes from within as he or she provides critical yet constructive insight on ways to make your company operate more efficiently through innovation and improvisation.
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Top tech leaders: We're still too afraid to fail

Top tech leaders: We're still too afraid to fail | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
In this video from Big Think Edge, famed author and economist Tim Harford, who has been called “Britain’s Malcolm Gladwell”, contends that it's not enough to simply communicate support for the idea of failure; rather, organizations must help their people develop successful mindsets with which to engage their failures.
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The One Skill Too Many CEOs Lack

The One Skill Too Many CEOs Lack | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Ryan Holmes, CEO of Hootsuite, shares the one skill too many CEOs lack.
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The revolution that’s changing the way your child is taught | Ian Leslie

The revolution that’s changing the way your child is taught | Ian Leslie | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
The long read: Doug Lemov believes great teachers are made, not born – and his ideas are transforming education
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Great teachers make a difference in the small things, according to Doug Lemov. 'Most of the techniques remain beneath the notice of theorists". Wether you are a teacher working in classrooms or a professional working in organizations, this longread may give you inspiration to find your natural ways of helping others to learn and perform.

 

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Effective Leadership And Storytelling -- "Circle of the 9 Muses"

Today, leaders are looking to storytelling to help advance the work of the organization. Here's a look at some of the possibilities... and also an introducti...

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Steve Whitmore's curator insight, May 15, 2015 8:04 AM

While this is an infomercial, I wonder how we can use story telling with students and even parents when trying to teach knowledge and skills. 

Ian Berry's curator insight, May 15, 2015 10:24 PM

Good book promo and good insights In reality story-telling or as I prefer to call it story-sharing essential to build bridges from what is to what can be. Candid & convivial conversations are what's vital to actually crossing the bridges

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Storytelling et leadership voilà deux domaines qui peuvent aller ensemble pour motiver les étudiants ou les employées. C'est le même combat.

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It all started with a Sharpie

It all started with a Sharpie | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
It all started with a Sharpie. Creatives at Miami Ad School San Francisco have taken the “It Starts with Sharpie” tag line into the past to explore the creative thinking behind three well known logos for Apple, Playboy and The Rolling Stones.
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How to turn ordinary ideas into extraordinary. Add something unexpected.

 

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Innovation Through the Eyes of a Child

Innovation Through the Eyes of a Child | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Successful innovation often results from altering the way that you look at the challenge. This helps to generate new insights, ideas, combinations, connections, and solutions. So what does innovation
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These Kids Are 3D-Printing Their Education | TechCrunch

These Kids Are 3D-Printing Their Education | TechCrunch | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
A group of junior high and high school students in Cambridge, Mass., are part of an experimental education program that aims to prove they're capable of..
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How kids participate in design and engineering projects

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3 Things Smart Parents Do to Raise Really Creative Kids

American creativity and IQ scores have consistently declined since 1990. It's time to do something about that.
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3 Things Smart Parents Do to Raise Really Creative Kids. Works for kids as well as for professionals in organizations.
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Zo kom je op nieuwe, briljante ideeën

Zo kom je op nieuwe, briljante ideeën | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Anders denken:
‘Dwars’ denken – het bevragen van ogenschijnlijk logische zaken – is volgens sommigen de sleutel tot briljante, vernieuwende ideeën. Hoe word je die collega die nooit ‘nee, want’ zegt maar altijd ‘waarom niet?’
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Tim Ferriss, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Seth Godin on the role of creativity in business

Tim Ferriss, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Seth Godin on the role of creativity in business | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Creativity as a resource that grows with each use and diminishes when left tucked away, runs counterintuitive to how we view most business resources.
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About creativity as the most ignored resource in business. Although many companies and managers think they are very creative. Discover the blindspots and see the value of this hidden gem called creativity.
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What a Group of 8-Year-Olds Can Teach You About Being an Entrepreneur

What a Group of 8-Year-Olds Can Teach You About Being an Entrepreneur | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Working with children can bring out your creative side as an entrepreneur.
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Dr. Emma Seppälä on How Happiness Can Accelerate Your Success (Podcast)

Dr. Emma Seppälä on How Happiness Can Accelerate Your Success (Podcast) | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
The research shows that we needn’t be chronically over-scheduled and over-caffeinated to achieve our goals. Pursuing things like meaningful relationships, gratitude and self-compassion can actually be more conducive to success.
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How to Be Resourceful

How to Be Resourceful | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
How to Be Resourceful. Life doesn't always hand us solutions to go with the problems we encounter. If you're in a pinch, sometimes all you need is a bit of creativity to get through it. Being resourceful means solving problems wit
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B.J Novak reads THE BOOK WITH NO PICTURES

Buy from Amazon: http://amzn.to/1vN88kc Buy from Waterstones: http://bit.ly/1oBrrQ7 "This book makes it easy to be funny for your kids" - B.J Novak. WARNING:...
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How great copy stimulates an open mind and imagination. What if your next report, blog or memo would look like the Book with no pictures?

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How America's Education Model Kills Creativity and Entrepreneurship - Forbes

How America's Education Model Kills Creativity and Entrepreneurship - Forbes | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
The current model of education in the United States is stifling the creative soul of our children. While this is troubling for a variety of reasons, it also has significant economic consequences for the future of our country.
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Inspirational school libraries from around the world – gallery

Inspirational school libraries from around the world – gallery | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
From a story garden in Cornwall to hexagonal towers in Los Angeles, we look at inventive spaces designed to get children excited about books

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Working in a library space that was originally part of the staff room these school library spaces are absolutely amazing and inspirational we can only dream that our little space will one day look anything like these.   

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Creative problem-solving in the face of extreme limits

Creative problem-solving in the face of extreme limits | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Navi Radjou has spent years studying "jugaad," also known as frugal innovation. Pioneered by entrepreneurs in emerging markets who figured out how to get spectacular value from limited resources, the practice has now caught on globally. Peppering his talk with a wealth of examples of human ingenuity at work, Radjou also shares three principles for how we can all do more with less.
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How to be resourceful in situations where you want to make a difference.

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What you should know about leadership coaching

What you should know about leadership coaching | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Coaching has become a recognized leadership skill over the past decade. Leaders who coach are more adept at triggering people’s imagination and creative thinking skills. Also, coaching has proven t...
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How playing an instrument sparks fireworks in the brain [video]

How playing an instrument sparks fireworks in the brain [video] | Resourceful at work | Scoop.it
Out of work music teachers are a dime a dozen these days as schools cut the "inessential" subject of music, but are we actually leaving out the one class that sparks the brain like no other?

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How to play like a musician can help you to be effective in your work

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