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Mindset #6: Fixed or Growth Mindset? Good morning, Team Room – as usual, I’m way behind on postings for the Mindset Series. Better late than never. Keeping it going with Mindset #6: Fixed or Growth? Enjoy! As always, send feedback, criticism, discussion, and/or disagreement. I’d love to hear from you! …

  Mindset #5: Reactive vs. Responsive “No man is free who is not master of himself.” – Epictetus In Tron Legacy (2010), Flynn (Jeff Bridges) and Sam (Flynn’s son) are reunited after 20 years apart. Sam opened the portal to the Grid via the arcade and got sucked-in. Now Clu …

In 1959, Peter Drucker wrote about “knowledge workers”, in his book The Landmarks of Tomorrow.  In 2018, there is still no universally agreed upon definition for the term knowledge worker.  However, examples of knowledge workers are software engineers, project managers, physicians, engineers, scientists, accountants, lawyers, and academics, all workers whose jobs require non-routine …

…by Steven Pinker (Johnstone Family Professor in the Department of Psychology at Harvard University) I’m simply writing to everyone to make a recommendation that if you’re at all interested in a brief history of civilization and human psychology, please read this book: The Better Angels of our Nature, Why Violence has Declined.  It’s …