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In Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined, Scott Barry Kaufman shares his personal experiences with being labeled as learning disabled as a child, including the frustration of low expectations. This is an accessible, inspiring, and beautifully-written book that reviews current knowledge about the dynamic developmental nature of intelligence, creativity, and talent.
Why our need to make choices freely is so crucial to our happiness
We know from many corporate examples that giving employees free time to experiment yields creative insights. Until recently, we haven't known exactly why. While there is still research to be done, perhaps a suitable model for noncommissioned work has developed.
What we value the most is what our schools address the least. What can we do?