Can YOU change the world?

Did a teacher ever make you feel ashamed?  Did anyone ever tell you to “just get motivated,” so you could learn faster, or pay attention better? Stephen Spielberg was a lazy student. At least that’s what his teachers thought.  In reality, he had dyslexia. He took two years longer than his peers to learn toContinue reading “Can YOU change the world?”

Stop Killing Creativity

Korea is being crushed between low-cost countries, and high-cost-but-innovative countries.  If Korea is to survive as a First World country, it must become more creative.  Korea must become the Finland of Asia. I spent some time in Korea this week, searching for creativity examples.  I’ll share some examples in the future, because Korea is fullContinue reading “Stop Killing Creativity”

Want to live longer?

I am in Japan this week, meeting creative people.  I interacted with a really interesting person by chance. Across the alley from the apartment where I am staying, I was awoken early in the morning by an old man banging on a pot with a hammer. Determining a Japanese person’s age is difficult, but thisContinue reading “Want to live longer?”