Learning Points from Ken Robinson’s TED Talk on “Bring on the Learning Revolution!”

I'm not sure what is it about Sir Ken Robinson, but he sure knows how to make the crowd laugh, even without saying anything! Here he is covering what needs to change in our school systems to make the best use of our human resource.https://www.ted.com/talks/sir_ken_robinson_bring_on_the_revolution1. Human resources are like natural resources. They are often buried… Continue reading Learning Points from Ken Robinson’s TED Talk on “Bring on the Learning Revolution!”

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Learning Points from Simon Sinek’s TED Talk on “Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe”

What is leadership? What style appeals the most and gets the most out of their followers? It is not an easy question to answer. But Simon Sinek, being Simon Sinek, makes it sound easy. Here he is again on the qualities that make a good leader. https://www.ted.com/talks/simon_sinek_why_good_leaders_make_you_feel_safe 1. In the military, they give medals to… Continue reading Learning Points from Simon Sinek’s TED Talk on “Why Good Leaders Make You Feel Safe”

Learning Points from Ecowatch’s Article Titled “Taiwan Sets Aggressive Timeline to Ban Straws and Other Single-Use Plastics”

Can you imagine life today without the convenience that single use plastics bring us? Fast food restaurants serving their drinks without plastic straws? No plastic shopping bags when shopping at supermarkets? The convenience however comes at a price. Check out the plastic waste accumulated at our oceans today... Image courtesy of Huffington post. Now let's… Continue reading Learning Points from Ecowatch’s Article Titled “Taiwan Sets Aggressive Timeline to Ban Straws and Other Single-Use Plastics”

Learning Points from BBC Future’s Article Titled “An Effortless Way to Improve Your Memory”

An effortless way to do anything always appeals to me. Sign me up! http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20180208-an-effortless-way-to-strengthen-your-memory So the crux is to have intervals of rest in between periods of knowledge acquisition. What is suggested is along the lines of 45 mins studying followed by 15 mins of rest. By rest, they don't mean sleeping, but just nothing… Continue reading Learning Points from BBC Future’s Article Titled “An Effortless Way to Improve Your Memory”

Learning Points from Andrew Solomon’s TED Talk on “Depression, the Secret We Share”

Many of us have experienced depression at some point in our lives. Can anything be done to alleviate the emotional pain? https://www.ted.com/talks/andrew_solomon_depression_the_secret_we_share 1. Depression is the flaw in love. 2. Depression is a slower way of being dead. 3. Depression is an illness of how you feel. When you feel better, you probably don't have… Continue reading Learning Points from Andrew Solomon’s TED Talk on “Depression, the Secret We Share”