I meet all kinds of people who don’t enjoy what they do. They simply go through their lives getting on with it. They get no great pleasure from what they do. They endure it rather than enjoy it and wait for the weekend. But I also meet people who love what they do and couldn’t imagine doing anything else. If you said to them, “Don’t do this anymore,” they’d wonder what you were talking about. Because it isn’t what they do, it’s who they are. They say, “But this is me, you know. It would be foolish for me to abandon this, because it speaks to my most authentic self.”
It’s about passion, and what excites our spirit and our energy. And if you’re doing the thing that you love to do, that you’re good at, time takes a different course entirely. […] if you’re doing something you love, an hour feels like five minutes. If you’re doing something that doesn’t resonate with your spirit, five minutes feels like an hour.
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This very interesting white paper was published by Cisco in late 2010. Authored by Charles Leadbeater and Annika Wong, Learning from the Extremes makes the case for social entrepreneurship as an opportunity for bringing disruptive innovation in the … [Continue reading]
In the last few weeks or so, two links highlighted in the OLDaily have stood out for me as wonderful and fresh outlooks on learning and creativity and how both processes are intrinsically linked together. The first one is a blog post by Austin … [Continue reading]