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Tagged with “motivation” (4)

  1. Adam Grant: The surprising habits of original thinkers | TED Talk | TED.com

    How do creative people come up with great ideas? Organizational psychologist Adam Grant studies "originals": thinkers who dream up new ideas and take action to put them into the world. In this talk, learn three unexpected habits of originals — including embracing failure. "The greatest originals are the ones who fail the most, because they’re the ones who try the most," Grant says. "You need a lot of bad ideas in order to get a few good ones."

    http://www.ted.com/talks/adam_grant_the_surprising_habits_of_original_thinkers

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  2. Spark 109: Extreme crowdsourcing, the slow web, and motivation 3.0

    • Joanne McNeil of Tomorrow Museum explains her take on the iPad’s lack of multitasking
    • Apple announces multtiasking in iPhone OS 4
    • Nora mentions the Spark slow web toolkit and her full interview with Jeff MacIntyre
    • Tom Lucier‘s social media baby moratorium
    • Swiss Miss Tina Roth Eisenberg tries some extreme crowdsourcing (full interview)
    • Mayor Nicolai Wammen considers changing the name of Århus, Denmark, to Aarhus, Denmark
    • CBC Radio 3‘s Grant Lawrence uses failin.gs to ask, “What’s wrong with me?”
    • Daniel Pink on motivation 3.0
    • Daniel’s book is Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us

    Music and sound effects used in this episode:

    • Countdown by Corsica_S “oneSidedConversation” by airtone
    • “Slow Down” (1941) by King Cole Trio
    • “Humming” by fLako Music from “Music for Underwater Listening” by Podington Bear
    • “I’ll Never Fail You” (1938) by Teddy Wilson And His Orchestra
    • “Backed Vibes (clean)” by Kevin MacLeod

    For more information (and instructions) visit http://cbc.ca/podcasting

    http://www.cbc.ca/spark/2010/04/spark-109-april-11-13-2010/

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