Bohr’s definition of expert

“The physicist Niels Bohr once defined an expert as “a person who has made all the mistakes that can be made in a very narrow field.” Bohr’s quip summarizes one of the essential lessons of learning, which is that people learn how to get it right by getting it wrong again and again. Education isn’t […]

Fail better

“Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try Again. Fail again. Fail better.” — Why Do Some People Learn Faster? | Wired Science |

Revere the process of creativity

“And just as Steve loved ideas, and loved making stuff, he treated the process of creativity with a rare and a wonderful reverence. You see, I think he better than anyone understood that while ideas ultimately can be so powerful, they begin as fragile, barely formed thoughts, so easily missed, so easily compromised, so easily […]