Archive for April, 2016

“As a boy growing up in Brantford, Ont., I knew that anyone could make it in Canada just by believing in themselves. I tied up my skates every day and practised relentlessly.” Wayne Gretzky WAYNE GRETZKY Contributed to The Globe and Mail Published Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016 6:00AM EST Last updated Thursday, Mar. 10, 2016 […]

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Become An Intellectual Middleman The most creative people combine old ideas in new ways. Here’s how to get better at mixing things up. In Charles Duhigg’s new book on productivity, Smarter Faster Better, he devotes a chapter to how innovation happens. The answer? Generally not as lightning out of the blue. One analysis of scientific […]

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By NPR STAFF • APR 5, 2016 DANIEL FISHEL FOR NPR  Originally published on April 5, 2016 10:34 am Before she was a psychologist at the University of Pennsylvania, Angela Duckworth was a middle school math teacher. As a rookie teacher, she was surprised when she calculated grades. Some of her sharpest students weren’t doing […]

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