Archive for May, 2012

On the drive home . . .

Posted on May 30th, 2012 in The New Learners | No Comments »

Having just returned from listening to Tom Friedman discuss elements of That Used To Be Us, I was reminded of this TEDxCMU presentation that resonates with the message that Mr. Friedman shared about the four ways of thinking all of us “immigrants” must practice:
Think like an immigrant (paranoid optimists who stay hungry)
Think like an artisan (taking pride in your work and carving your initials into it)
Think like a starter upper (you are never “finished” or else you are finished) Do 4/5ths and toss over the fence.
Think like that waitress at the Perkins Pancake House (who had control over the fruit ladle) Be an entrepreneur!

Can’t stop watching Reggie Watts

Posted on May 30th, 2012 in The New Learners | No Comments »


or just click . . .
http://www.ted.com/talks/reggie_watts_dis
orients_you_in_the_most_entertaining_way.html
Just watch and then decide!