Saturday, December 25, 2010

TODAY'S Q2P (QUESTION TO PONDER)

Imagine you have enough money that you have everything that you ever wanted and you can buy whatever you want. Then what will you do ?

~ from billionaire investor Warren Buffet;

TODAY'S VIP (VERY IMPORTANT POSE)

“Strategy is about folding the future into the present... There are no generic strategies – executives are constantly searching for new sources of competitive advantage. Strategies have to be unique. They have to invent new rules and new games. It’s all about discovering and creating wealth... ”

~ C K Prahalad; often rated by many as one of the most influential thinkers on management of the 20th century; his output of thought provoking written material is prolific, from books to articles in the Harvard Business Review;

Friday, December 24, 2010

WISHING READERS A MERRY & PEACEFUL CHRISTMAS & A HAPPY & PROSPEROUS NEW YEAR!


[Source of Picture: 'REAL SIMPLE: life made easier, every day' weblog]

CRITICAL THINKING: WHY IS IT SO HARD TO TEACH?

Here's the link to an interesting, though belated, article, in the form of a .pdf document entitled, 'Critical Thinking: Why Is It So Hard to Teach?'. Readers can download the pdf document.

In this article originally published in 'American Educator', cognitive psychologist Daniel Willingham at the University of Virginia, deconstructs “critical thinking skills” – which everyone seems to agree that students should learn better in school – and gives some helpful advice on how we should go about teaching those skills.

Thursday, December 23, 2010

TODAY'S Q2P (QUESTION TO PONDER)

What three things are you going to pack in your leadership tackle box to help you in taking a leading role next year?

What three things are you not going to pack that will help lighten the load and not interfere with you being a successful leader next year?

What are three changes you are going to lead the charge on and how are you going to do it?

What are three changes you need to sustain in order to reach your vision of the future?


How do you challenge, empower and mentor others in your world to become the leaders you need to help you on your journey?

[Source: 'The Fish Wrapper Weekly Edition'/Catch Your Limit Consulting]

Tuesday, December 21, 2010

PREDICTING THE FUTURE

"No sensible science-fiction writer tries to predict anything... Neither do the smartest futurologists. What those people do is try to imagine every important thing that may happen (so as to do in the present things which may encourage the good ones and forestall the bad) and that's what SF writers do in their daily toil..."

~ Frederick Pohl, whose work includes the classic 'The Space Merchants' (written with Cyril M. Kornbluth), 'MAN PLUS', and most recently 'The Last Theorem', co-authored with the late Arthur C. Clarke;