The thing about smart people is that they seem like crazy people to dumb people. – Stephen Hawking
A short story of talent management
In his book The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything (2009), Sir Ken Robinson describes the story of Gillian Lynne. This is how it starts:
“Gillian was only eight years old, but her future was already at risk. Her schoolwork was a disaster, at least as far as her teachers were concerned. …”
And this is how the story goes on when Gillian’s mother takes her to a psychologist because the school thinks she has ADHS:
Read the full story here: https://saltcentre.wordpress.com/2011/10/11/the-story-of-gillian-lynne/
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