Grit: The Power Of Passion And Perseverance

Leaving a high-flying job in consulting, Angela Lee Duckworth took a job teaching math to seventh graders in a New York public school. She quickly realized that IQ wasn't the only thing separating the successful students from those who struggled. Here, she explains her theory of "grit" as a predictor of success. https://www.ted.com/talks/angela_lee_duckworth_grit_the_power_of_passion_and_perseverance

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Detachment (2011) Don’t expect “Dead Poet’s Society” from Tony Kaye

DIRECTOR: Tony Kaye RATING: 3/5 Adrien Brody needs more acknowledgement for his acting. I don't mean  more accolades or Academy Awards, he needs more scripts that service his talent. Detachment is such a film that shows him  in his own and services all he has to offer. Detachment is directed by the confrontational Tony Kaye … Continue reading Detachment (2011) Don’t expect “Dead Poet’s Society” from Tony Kaye

3 Ways To Tell If Someone Is Living In A Bubble

One walks down the street with their smart phone in their hand awaiting a phone call, any phone call but nothing happens.  Why is that? Perhaps they are at the social event whether it be the birthday party, an early morning breakfast but nobody at all is willing to open a conversation with them. Again … Continue reading 3 Ways To Tell If Someone Is Living In A Bubble

DIY University Education

To teach or not to teach, that is the question.   In this modern age teenagers leave high school and enter their first year of University life with zeal and passion but by the end of the first semester, that same passion is dry as a bone.  Adult students are the same, the career changers … Continue reading DIY University Education