Drops from the Fire Hose – August 21, 2012

Hate Your Office? Take A Look At Some Of The World’s Most Creative Work Spaces — Co.Design

A person’s workspace is regarded as an outward expression of her inner stirrings–the thoughts that in turn feed creativity–and the desk stands as a shrine to the muse.

Teaching to Fail — Inside Higher Ed

Individuals need to embrace the realization that taking risks and failing are often the essential moves necessary to bring clarity, understanding, and innovation. By making a mistake, we are led to the pivotal question: “Why was that wrong?” By answering this question, we are intentionally placing ourselves in a position to develop a new insight and to eventually succeed. But how do we foster such a critical habit of mind in our students — students who are hardwired to avoid failure at all costs? Answer: Just assess it.

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