A Project Of One's Own
One of the best ways to discover ideas for great companies is to work on a project just for fun. You learn so much. "Kids just plunge in and build their treehouse without worrying about whether they're wasting their time, or how it compares to other treehouses. And frankly we could learn a lot from kids here."
The Rule Of Hard Things
The "Hard Thing Rule" could increase passion and perseverance your employees and/or kids. Grit isn't something you're born with. You can learn it, and you can create an environment that fosters more grit.
In Online Ed, Content Is No Longer King—Cohorts Are
The cohort era of online learning has begun. Self-paced learning is tough, and few people actually complete the courses that they start. Cohort-based courses are a better way of learning. "Studies also show that what psychologists and neuroscientists call “interleaving” learning — where instructors mix different topics, ideas, and activities together during study, forcing students to intentionally switch between them rather than focusing on a single subject — can result in better learning outcomes for students." Cohort-based courses give students a chance to engage in different modalities — breakouts, role-playing, discussions, debates — with the instructor, coaches, and each other.
Negotiation tactics around the world
Negotation tactics differ based on cultures. These charts will show you how to adapt your style. For example, be prepared for a vigorous, logical debate with the French, but remember to be concise with the Finns.