Monthly Archives: April 2018

What could be the Pitfalls of being a Mentor?

In my mentoring assignments, I have found following pitfalls 1. Poor Assessment of mentee’s background (knowledge and skills). 2. Identifying mentee’s motivation and clear identification of the needs. 3. Inability to Deal with mentee’s inexperience (knowledge and skills) e.g. Computing skills, Smartphone skills etc. 4. Failure to Address mentee’s misconceptions about science 5. Failure to Set reasonable, time-bound goals for the

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The Life of the Mind: Hannah Arendt on Thinking vs. Knowing and the Crucial Difference Between Truth and Meaning “To lose the appetite for meaning we call thinking and cease to ask unanswerable questions [would be to] lose not only the ability to produce those thought-things that we call works of art but also the capacity to ask all the

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In Search of a Better World: Karl Popper on Truth vs. Certainty and the Dangers of Relativism “Knowledge consists in the search for truth… It is not the search for certainty.” BY MARIA POPOVA “I dream of a world where the truth is what shapes people’s politics, rather than politics shaping what people think is true,” astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson

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