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Publisher Description

New York Times-bestselling breakthrough book about talent, passion, and achievement from the one of the world's leading thinkers on creativity and self-fulfillment. You, Your Child, and School is forthcoming from Viking.

The Element is the point at which natural talent meets personal passion. When people arrive at the Element, they feel most themselves and most inspired and achieve at their highest levels. With a wry sense of humor, Ken Robinson looks at the conditions that enable us to find ourselves in the Element and those that stifle that possibility. Drawing on the stories of a wide range of people, including Paul McCartney, Matt Groening, Richard Branson, Arianna Huffington, and Bart Conner, he shows that age and occupation are no barrier and that this is the essential strategy for transform­ing education, business, and communities in the twenty-first century.

Also available from Ken Robinson is Finding Your Element, the practical guide to achieving your highest potential.

GENRE
Self-Development
RELEASED
2009
January 8
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
288
Pages
PUBLISHER
Penguin Publishing Group
SELLER
PENGUIN GROUP USA, INC.
SIZE
1.5
MB

Customer Reviews

Real solutions. Finally. ,

Read this book

I wish the administrators of education everywhere would put the information and solutions put forth in this book into practice aroumd the world. This will take us a long way toward peace on earth for one and all. I am not kidding.
Plus it is a delight to read. No preaching. Truly remarkable.

Leadershipcoach ,

a Must!

Ken's book is simply a gem of wisdom coupled with suggested action. Should be required reading for anyone with ability, which is everyone.

the DJinator ,

Excellent book!

Ken Robinson is creative writer who can inspire people through his influential and powerful words. This book is the ultimate guide to understand what it means to find an occupation that you love, excel at, and are naturally good at. I immensely enjoyed reading this book because it made so much sense; it shed light on my future as it will to everyone who reads it. I highly recommend this book and even if you already have a job that you love and are naturally good at, this is still a great read. Thank you Ken!!!

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