This TED talk is a great intro to Gladwell's bestselling book David and Goliath where he discusses different parameters of success and how misfits got to win both during the past and in a disruptive world of our times
Nesta Failure Fest is definitely a project that should be implemented outside of the UK. This innovative event brought together short presentations where speakers reflected on what they’ve tried and hasn’t worked, and what we all might learn from the experience.
This straightforward infographic about the unlocked potential should drive young people to act. It should be printed and put on the walls of every classroom because all great wisdom is quite simple, yet becomes easy to implement only through time and incredible action.
Mindtools enables the like-minded people to look at the causes and contingency strategies so as to get rid of their fear of failure. Although the article is slightly general, it is a good reminder of what discourages us and how to deal with our demons.
This encouraging article explains how the initial adversity towards learning and the fear of failing can be overcome with the help of supportive and resourceful teachers. It is especially emphasized whether the success of former high-school students equals to completing university education.
20 items on this list will lead educators and instructors of all subjects to deal with failure with a fresh perspective. This list is not only aimed at those teaching future university students, but also much younger folks. Some of my favorite arguments are under numbers 2, 9 and 20; they are applicable instantly and not counter-intuitive after all.
With over 4 million views and counting this TED talk is a perfect career guidance for your students contemplating life after high school. Larry Smith knows what he is talking about when he identifies major excuses the human beings make. "What you see in the TED Talk is essentially thirty years of Smith’s frustrations reaching a boiling point," wrote Carmine Gallo in Forbes. “'Wasted talent is a waste I cannot stand,' Smith told me."