Imagine a job where your work isn’t appreciated, your effort goes unnoticed, and you could be replaced in an instant. Not exactly a place you’d want to stay for very long, is it? As a manager, this isn’t
Aristotle might as well have been doling out career advice when he said that “we are what we repeatedly do.” This aphorism has taken on contemporary resonance in books like Charles Duhigg’s The Power Habit.
Forget About Working On Your Weakness, Play To Your Strengths: Your (Overwhelming) Reaction To The Idea
Who knew there were so many people frustrated by being told to work on their weaknesses? I certainly didn’t. Here’s the background. I wrote last time about how frustrasted I was, back when I was the world’s
Need a reason to purge your workspace? Writing on the ooomf blog, Mikael Cho gives us a good one: clutter makes you less productive. How so? Because, as Princeton neuroscientists found out, the more stuff
A rotary tool is an essential maker tool. It has so many different bits and attachments, it can be used in a variety of ways. And it can replace many other tools in small-scale situations. In this article,
The energy and creativity of makers is inspiring. So many people creating things motivated by curiosity, interest or passion to learn, solve a problem, or just feel the satisfaction of accomplishment.
I love Christina Stephens‘ amazing time-lapse of her building her own Lego prosthetic leg. Someone in my research lab jokingly suggested I make a prosthetic leg out of legos.The joke’s on you – I went
Amy Oyler and her daughter Kat go on many science adventures as part of Kat’s homeschooling educational program. Amy writes up their experiences on her blog, The Scientific Mom. Here’s are some excerpts
Goldieblox is a wonderful company that started last year with a Kickstarter campaign to bring their first toy to market (they drew huge crowds to their booth at Maker Faire Bay Area). They specialize creating