August 08, 2013
Watch This Video: Miki Agrawal, Author of 'Do Cool Sh*t'
Watch the video of Miki Agrawal talking on Big Think in full here.
Carries on well from the Tony Wagner piece in the NYT:
“Every young person will continue to need basic knowledge, of course,” he said. “But they will need skills and motivation even more. Of these three education goals, motivation is the most critical. Young people who are intrinsically motivated — curious, persistent, and willing to take risks — will learn new knowledge and skills continuously. They will be able to find new opportunities or create their own — a disposition that will be increasingly important as many traditional careers disappear.”