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PF

PF

9 “takeaways” from Warren Berger’s presentation at Pepperidge Farm 1. “Step back!” To be a good questioner, you have to be able to step back – from assumptions, routines, the familiar. Steve Jobs used the term “beginner’s mind.” George Carlin talked about “vuja de” – seeing the familiar as if it’s new. It’s the ability to look at something you’ve been doing the last 15 years, and ask, “Why are we doing it that way?” In an article by Dave LaHote…

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SVA

SVA

9 “takeaways” from Warren Berger’s visit to SVA 1. “Step back!” To be a good questioner, you have to be able to step back – from assumptions, routines, the familiar. Steve Jobs used the term “beginner’s mind.” George Carlin talked about “vuja de” – seeing the familiar as if it’s new. It’s the ability to look at something you’ve been doing the last 15 years, and ask, “Why are we doing it that way?” In an article by Dave LaHote of the Lean…

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NASA

NASA

10 “takeaways” from Warren Berger’s presentation for NASA 1. “Step back!” To be a good questioner, you have to be able to step back – from assumptions, routines, the familiar. Steve Jobs used the term “beginner’s mind.” George Carlin talked about “vuja de” – seeing the familiar as if it’s new. It’s the ability to look at something you’ve been doing the last 15 years, and ask, “Why are we doing it that way?” In an article by Dave LaHote of the…

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Are we turning our future leaders into ‘excellent sheep?’

Are we turning our future leaders into ‘excellent sheep?’

In August 2014, the distinguished author, essayist, and professor William Deresiewicz released his book Excellent Sheep: The Miseducation of the American Elite and the Way to a Meaningful Life . The book makes a strong (and troubling) case that our university system—and the Ivy League schools, in particular—is failing to prepare our best and brightest to be the imaginative, resourceful leaders we’ll need in the years ahead. And one of the…

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CFA

CFA

9 “takeaways” from Warren Berger’s presentation at Chick-fil-A 1. “Step back!” To be a good questioner, you have to be able to step back – from assumptions, routines, the familiar. Steve Jobs used the term “beginner’s mind.” George Carlin talked about “vuja de” – seeing the familiar as if it’s new. It’s the ability to look at something you’ve been doing the last 15 years, and ask, “Why are we doing it that way?” In an article by Dave LaHote of…

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OK

OK

9 “takeaways” from Warren Berger’s presentation 1. “Step back!” To be a good questioner, you have to be able to step back – from assumptions, routines, the familiar. Steve Jobs used the term “beginner’s mind.” George Carlin talked about “vuja de” – seeing the familiar as if it’s new. It’s the ability to look at something you’ve been doing the last 15 years, and ask, “Why are we doing it that way?” In an article by Dave LaHote of the Lean…

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BMS

BMS

7 “takeaways” from Warren Berger’s presentation at Bristol-Myers Squibb 1. “Step back!” To be a good questioner, you have to be able to step back – from assumptions, routines, the familiar. Steve Jobs used the term “beginner’s mind.” George Carlin talked about “vuja de” – seeing the familiar as if it’s new. It’s the ability to look at something you’ve been doing the last 15 years, and ask, “Why are we doing it that way?” In an article by Dave…

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ADP

ADP

9 “takeaways” from Warren Berger’s presentation for ADP 1. “Step back!” To be a good questioner, you have to be able to step back – from assumptions, routines, the familiar. Steve Jobs used the term “beginner’s mind.” George Carlin talked about “vuja de” – seeing the familiar as if it’s new. It’s the ability to look at something you’ve been doing the last 15 years, and ask, “Why are we doing it that way?” In an article by Dave LaHote of the…

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Berkshire

Berkshire

7 “takeaways” from Warren Berger’s presentation for The Berkshire School 1. Encourage questioning in the classroom. The Edutopia.org post “5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners” looks at 5 simple ways to encourage student questioning. » Bonus read: See the follow-up post “Encouraging Student Questioning” with more tips from teachers. 2. Be on the lookout for mysteries and inconsistencies. Good questioners look for things that…

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Schools

Schools

7 “takeaways” from Warren Berger’s presentation 1. Encourage questioning in the classroom. The Edutopia.org post “5 Ways to Help Your Students Become Better Questioners” looks at 5 simple ways to encourage student questioning. » Bonus read: See the follow-up post “Encouraging Student Questioning” with more tips from teachers. 2. Be on the lookout for mysteries and inconsistencies. Good questioners look for things that don’t make sense: Why are…

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