What NBA first-round picks, Alexander Graham Bell + Apple tell us about the wisdom of slowness.
China’s drill-and-kill education system makes kids very good at passing exams but very bad at thinking + innovating.
Even the fast-paced world of computer coding could benefit from a little slowness.
Private-schools chief warns children are overloaded with structured extracurricular activities. Says let them “just go out and mooch about in the garden.”
Why working long hours is bad for you – and the bottom line.
Slow + deliberate thinking generates better solutions.
Nothing like a long, meandering walk to get the creative juices flowing.
Even THE ECONOMIST is singing the praises of slowing down and doing less as a way to be more effective at work.
In 2013, I spoke at the WorldBlu conference in Denver, Colorado. WorldBlu promotes freedom and democracy in the workplace.
The idea is that people and organisations work better when they leave behind the old command-and-control approach.
This is an interview I gave shortly after delivering my keynote.
Boredom smacks of failure in our culture of distraction + diversion. But it can also spur creative thinking + a fresh exploration of the world + the self. For kids and adults.