Curiosity, and the Invention that Almost Never Happened

Curiosity, and the Invention that Almost Never Happened

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_098.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSOne day, nine-year-old James was in the kitchen with his mom’s sister. Well, while Auntie was sitting at the table having a cup of tea, James was standing at the stove watching the tea kettle boil. And he was just fascinated with it. He…

Magic Mirror on the Island of Negros

Magic Mirror on the Island of Negros

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_054.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSMost of the daily decisions we make only affect us for a short while: what to have for dinner or what clothes to wear today. Some can affect us for a lifetime, like whom to marry. But sometimes the effect of our decisions lingers…

A geneticist, French artist, and English tutor take the stress out of choosing the right college major or career

A geneticist, French artist, and English tutor take the stress out of choosing the right college major or career

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_052.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIf you have anyone in your life stressing over choosing the right college major or first career, this week’s story is for you. With all the pressure on kids to go to college, and the ridiculously high cost of doing so, there’s more and…

"Don't run into the flagpole!": A lesson in positive parenting

"Don't run into the flagpole!": A lesson in positive parenting

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_048.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS Imagine you’re walking down the hallway at the office where you work, and at one point you notice a new sign hanging overhead with the words, “Don’t look up!” What would you do? You’d look up, of course. You’d want to know what…

Finding curiosity through the gift of discovery

Finding curiosity through the gift of discovery

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_029.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSAlbert Einstein once said, “I have no special talents. I have only been passionately curious.” Despite the obvious understatement, being passionately curious clearly does something for us as humans by paving a strong path to learning, which often leads to success. It’s akin to…