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Chief evangelist of Canva, an online graphic design tool. Formerly, advisor to the CEO of Motorola and chief evangelist of Apple. I have written thirteen books including The Art of Social Media: Power Tips for Power UsersAPE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur--How to Publish a Book,  What the Plus! Google+ for the Rest of Us, and Enchantment: The Art of Changing Hearts, Minds, and ActionsI have a BA from Stanford University and an MBA from UCLA as well as an honorary doctorate from Babson College.

Pre-order The Art of the Start 2.0: The Time-Tested, Battle-Hardened Guide for Anyone Starting Anything here.

I publish approximately five-ten posts per day. My focus is on design, marketing, enchantment, social media, entrepreneurship, innovation, venture capital, science, and photography.
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Great update on +LinkedIn to find your recent activity!

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IMHO, every parent, teacher, and manager should read this article about the work of Carol Dweck:

http://www.farnamstreetblog.com/2015/03/carol-dweck-mindset/

A quote from Carol:

"I’ve seen so many people with this one consuming goal of proving themselves— in the classroom, in their careers, and in their relationships. Every situation calls for a confirmation of their intelligence, personality, or character. Every situation is evaluated: Will I succeed or fail? Will I look smart or dumb? Will I be accepted or rejected? Will I feel like a winner or a loser?

There’s another mindset in which these traits are not simply a hand you’re dealt and have to live with, always trying to convince yourself and others that you have a royal flush when you’re secretly worried it’s a pair of tens. In this mindset, the hand you’re dealt is just the starting point for development. This growth mindset is based on the belief that your basic qualities are things you can cultivate through your efforts."

Do you have a growth or fixed mindset? You may think this is a ridiculous statement, but only someone with a growth mindset would take up hockey at 48. :-) 
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Bunch of nonsense, it makes the MBTI look legit. There's more than two types of intelligence/learning, and there are people who are a mix of the features she isolated. It would be dangerous if parents or educators believed this woman and tried to put a child in one of the two groups.

For instance I have a fixed mindset in attitudes, and a growth mindset in behaviour, but each varying depending on the subject. And other classmates I remember distinctly as wanting to prove themselves and show off, and it lead to their studying harder and learning more.
If anything, in my experience it's curiosity and fascination with a topic, combined with the right kind of teacher, that best promotes learning, not a desire to just "learn, etc.", but we shouldn't undervalue the motivating virtues of wanting to show off either.

Ms. Dweck is an amateur, as is whoever gave her her philosophy doctorate.
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Getting all the facts about the anti-HPV vaccine story in the Toronto Star.
One of Canada's most prestigious newspapers published a story warning of the dangers of HPV vaccines, and doctors weren't happy. Continue reading →
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Loved McFarland. Especially loved how the movie dissed Palo Alto! Go see it!

http://www.imdb.com/media/rm3012425728/tt2097298?ref_=tt_ov_i
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+Juan Torres Closest I've been is Modesto and Turlock. 
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The humble -- and hilarious -- start of the voice of the L.A. Lakers.
How do you become a sportscaster when you've never done it before? Adrián García Márquez, now La Voz De Los Lakers, faked a demo tape with the help of a Sega console and FIFA '95.
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Very inspiring and such a great way to capture your dream. I whole heartedly agree with the concept.
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Remnants of the first Antarctic expeditions now frozen in time.
Whiskey and all, the wooden dwellings of early explorers now look as they did during the first treks to the continent, thanks to a decade-long restoration effort.
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I don't think we admire the resourcefulness of our earlier explorers. No GPS to tell exactly where they were at all times; no 'dial 911', satellite or smart phone to call in additional supplies, address issues or injuries, or consult with experts anywhere on Earth; no REI sourced lightweight equipment and clothing; no modern ice breakers, planes, or helo's to get you near a destination; and no Internet curmudgeons critiquing in real time every move made along the path to discovery.
Do we look hard enough for resourceful people as we interview candidates for positions? My feeling is--not enough!
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Top 10 Ways to Capture Attention

One idea from the article by +Ben Parr  "Give a gift at the most surprising time. Our brains are tuned to pay attention to surprises that violate our expectations. Next time you give a gift, do something different such as wrapping it in custom paper, giving it when people least expect it, or adding your own unexpected flair. Make sure you’re doing something unique and creative!"

Read it all here: http://guykawasaki.com/top-10-ways-to-capture-attention/
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Do you want to build an ice building?
The Icehotel in Jukkasjrvi, Sweden, is carefully crafted each fall, only to melt away by the next spring.
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The impact of "study drugs" on kids. This can't be a good thing in the long run for kids or society. 

http://blogs.kqed.org/mindshift/2015/02/teaching-kids-to-learn-without-study-drugs/
How can parents and teachers reduce stress on the teens and young adults in their lives? One way is stop confusing rigor with workload.
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The question is what are they learning by taking a drug not needed and why is there such pressure to succeed? Success is different for everyone. Personally I have two children with two different ways of learning one on a medication prescribed by a doctor the other one learning to manage on own by having behavior modeled through structure. 
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I wrote much of Enchantment, What the Plus!, and APE at La Tartine. I love that there's lots of parking across the street, there's good Wifi, and there are no VCs eating there. The staff is very nice, and the food is very good. It's as close to the Seine as you can get in Redwood City. :-) It would be nice if there were electric plugs on the east side of the restaurant.
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