From the category archives:

Motivated Skills

Tweet For a price of an internet connection, Khan Academy is changing the way we can all access learning. Bill Gates says an education is available to the curious and determined. Hope we will see more of this open source type project. ” I like to teach the world to sing…..” ( sorry showing my […]

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Tweet Today we have another guest posting. This time from Alexis Bonari who describes hereself as ” a freelance writer and blog junkie”. She is currently a resident education blogger and performs research surrounding http://www.collegescholarships.org. In her spare time, she enjoys “square-foot gardening, swimming, and avoiding her laptop”.  Alexis was stimulated by what we had […]

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Tweet Ahh how to find the Holy Grail…..Mike Pegg as ever offers some great thoughts and practical solutions.

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Tweet We posted a video last work from Philip Zimbardo on the secret powers of time and commented on the highly original presentation put together by RSAnimate. Today we are posting another one of their superb presentations – this time to accompany Daniel Pink who is again discussing his new book Drive. We are indebted […]

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Tweet In our book we emphasise the importance of knowing your values and your motivated skills. These are both of course related to meaning and I was fascinated to come across this 1972 clip of Victor Frankl with a barnstorming display on why the search for meaning is central to each of us.

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Tweet Dan Pink has just had his latest book, Drive, published in the US. You may be familiar with his previous 2 ground breaking books, A Whole New Mind and Free Agent Nation. His work is always highly stimulating and readable. This is an interview with him discussing his new book.

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Tweet I came across this posting from Janet Cranford in the US and liked it so much I asked her if we could use it as a guest posting to which she has agreed. Her site is well worth looking at as she is an experienced Career and Life Transition Coach focusing on the over […]

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Tweet We make a huge play in our book about the importance of feeling passionate about the work that one does. We also talk about the fact that more and more people say to us that it is increasingly difficult to find one job that enables them to use all of their motivated skills and […]

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Tweet I was recently contacted by Bill Vicks who is a portfolio worker and amongst other things has a site called BoomersNext Step.com.  Bill interviewed me about the work that Mike and I have been doing relating to the over 50’s and it kind of moved over into the work that I have and currently […]

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Tweet We were delighted to get Hugh’s permission to use a dozen or so of his drawings in our book and we still enjoy seeing his new ones which is why we have a widget on this site which changes weekly with his latest contribution. I had not seen this one before so reproduce it […]

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