Dream (and Disrupt) Roundup

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Here's what inspired me to dream and disrupt this week!

Only when we forget what we were taught do we start to have real knowledge.
– Henry David Thoreau (v @brainpicker)

Her beaming face, so incredibly proud of me, makes me determined to do all that she dreams I'll do. — A must read essay by  @kathryntucker

Self-help books are about getting on track. Maybe they should be about how to get off track. – @skap5

If you want to become a better storyteller, you should keep in mind the word “but”…UCLA Film School Howard Suber (v @dontgetcaught)

NYT: ‘When people hear a story they relate to, their brain couples and show the same activity'. (v @herdmeister)

UNFoundation Stuart Ramson

Photo: Stuart Ramson/UN Foundation v @chrysula

The ideal praise-to-criticism ratio is 5.6 to 1.
Jack Zenger and Joseph Folkman

Imagine being a b-ball player who only got 1 shot/year. How could you improve? Experiments are shots. — Scott Cook v @jeffweiner

What if it's the very fact that we assume stress is bad that's actually making it so bad for us?@hghalvorson

You can't get to another mountain peak without going down from the one you're on now. – Ping Fu  (v @catmatson)

Humor is by far the most significant activity of the human brain. – Edward de Bono v @dennycoates

When outstanding becomes so easily available, average is over. — Thomas Friedman

Is it possible that God is? It’s even more unlikely that He isn’t. Two impossibilities to choose from. A. Kamienska

Even a small dot can stop a whole sentence. –  @managementbrad

 What inspired you?

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