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Don't Confuse Passion with Competence - Scott Anthony - Harvard Business Review
"When I'm evaluating entrepreneurs and their ideas, I look for "innovation bipolarity," a version of F. Scott Fitzgerald's first-rate intelligence: "the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time and still retain the ability to function." Entrepreneurs should be able to argue passionately that their idea will change the world, and then, without skipping a beat, honestly assess the risks standing in the way of its success and describe what they are doing to mitigate them."
innovation  passion  business 
february 2012 by infovore
The Brainy Gamer: GLS - Beyond Games and the Future of Learning
"When asked if she planned to pursue her interest in fashion, she said no. 'I want to work with computers because they give you power.'" Some great stuff on "Passion Communities" as an alternative means of learning and education.
games  learning  education  teaching  community  passion  engagement 
july 2008 by infovore

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