There’s no such thing as writer’s block “I hear about this writer’s block thing, but I don’t know what it is. There’s always something to write about. I don’t start working the problem until I know the solution. If you play me a track right now, I’m not going to get writer’s block, because I’m not going to start it because it’s not time to start yet. I’m not starting just because there’s a track playing.” … [Read more...] about Inside the no-sleep hustle of Grammy-winning songwriter The-Dream
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Comparisons to the romanticized cultural memory of charismatic leadership in the civil rights movement devalues the hard work of today’s activists—as well as those who worked hard outside of the limelight in the earlier movement. Social change—then and now—derives from a critical mass of local work throughout the nation. Those who cannot find leaders in this movement are not looking hard enough. … [Read more...] about Why the current protest movement has (and needs) many different leaders
COVID-19 has made online learning the mainstream overnight. From schools to colleges to tutorials, teachers are adapting to the new normal -- some by choice, some because of the lack of choice. As a result, online teaching has become one of the most important skills to acquire during the pandemic. … [Read more...] about Online teaching is hot skill now, but what does it take to get there?
West, who has said he has bipolar disorder, announced his candidacy for the November 3 election in a brief tweet at the weekend, but he has yet to file any of the necessary paperwork to get on the ballot. … [Read more...] about Wakanda, the Birthday Party and Kanye West’s presidential hopes
Kim Scott is the author of the New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller Radical Candor: Be a Kickass Boss without Losing your Humanity and the cofounder of Radical Candor LLC. A former CEO coach for several tech companies, including Dropbox, Qualtrics, and Twitter, she also teaches “The Radically Candid Coach” her first publicly offered executive coaching course with Torch. She is the author of three novels and the forthcoming leadership book Just Work: Get Sh*t Done, Fast & Fair, available March 16, 2021 from St. Martin’s Press. … [Read more...] about How COVID-19 made Kim Scott rethink one key aspect of Radical Candor