People who become more free tend to have less loyalty towards a collective such as an organisation. Instead, these people will show greater loyalty to real people that they know at a personal level within their family and the direct community. In a recent article I ...
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In a recent podcast (Collectives Are Not Entities), I mentioned that a big reason why people still choose to work in companies is that they provide security. The company looks after them, so to speak. The employer and the employee form a deal in response to the company’s p...
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Motivation, it’s what we need in all our learning and development as human beings. But how are humans motivated? What drives them? This is the topic of Daniel H. Pink’s book ‘Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us.’ This insightful book looks into the re...
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Incidental Inspiration

October 16, 2019
One of the most essential activities that humans like to engage in is learning. To learn we must be motivated by something, and for the most part, that means being inspired by someone. Now as humans we are not so impressed or inspired by people who are doing things for the e...
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The Causes of ADD/ADHD

July 16, 2019
The Causes of ADD/ADHD by Justus FrankDelving into the world of disorders has been fascinating. Figuring out the principles behind what is going on with ADD in particular, but also many disorders in general, has had a powerful impact on my thinking. Hope you find this helpfu...
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Child-led Education?

July 16, 2019
The question of child-led education came up in a recent email I received and is becoming something that is discussed more often. It certainly is encouraging to see adults beginning to show greater recognition of the individuality of children, but the term ‘child-led’ is ...
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Link: Why Is Purpose And Direction So Elusive?What is it about our formative years, particularly in school, that causes so many of us to stumble around without a clear purpose or sense of direction? Photo by Aron Visuals on Unsplash...
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Link to:  An Explanation For Why We Don’t Learn From Others In A DebateUnderstanding the implications that come from understanding the differences between a debate and a conversation has been an interesting journey for me. But I am convinced that understanding th...
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Link:ADHD and the story of two brothersADHD is a fascinating topic and there are a host of opinions on it. In this article I do not seek to define it as much as to explore the way that society and schools react to those with ADHD or ADHD symptoms. I certainly would like to w...
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Link to: Why children gravitate to video games This is a topic I've been thinking about for a while. I've also been curious as to why simulated scenarios such as movies and video games don't attract me as much as they used to. What I have written is not the whole answer...
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