What Are Your Words Creating?

Words matter. They are the bricks with which we build identity, relationships, and through these, the world. This illuminating experiment has an interesting message for us all. Ikea wanted young people to think about the impact of bullying. They put two, identical house plants in enclosed containers in one of their stores and piped recordedContinue reading “What Are Your Words Creating?”

A Marriage of Skills

We regard separate skills – science, art – as distinctive, requiring different intellectual tools and capacities. We also divide ourselves and others according to our dominant skillsets (“I’m a math person”). But, people have capacity in many areas. Narrow our definition of ‘what we/they are good at’ and we miss the opportunities that human complexity provides.