According to your parents, you can do anything. This sort of over-compensating encouragement presents a number of challenges for adults doing stuff in the world. Sam and Simon discuss this and other things.
Stuff mentioned in this conversation:
- Google’s gay doodle.
- Carol S. Dweck.
- Talent is Overrated by Geoff Colvin.
- NurtureShock: New Thinking About Children by Po Bronson and Ashley Merryman.
- Benjamin McLane Spock.
- Vladimir Putin.
- Krav Maga.
- Sochi’s hotel disaster.
- Mitchell and Webb’s Football, Football, Football and also Peep Show.
- Zen Pencils.
- Slack: Be less busy.
- 22seven for Android.