Life lessons from Kevin from the Office
So my school happens to have a few famous alumni who are living the life starring in the Office (Ed Helms as Andy Benard and Brian Baumgartner as Kevin Malone) . Today, Brian visited campus, and did a awesome 40 minute Q&A with the student body at the end of the day.
While I didn’t get an autograph, I did manage to fit his life story into Cal Newport’s academic superstar model of Doing Less, Doing Better and Knowing Why. Since this is one of my big themes I want to work on with kids this year, I blogged about it on our class blog.
Part of what I want to do with the innovation incubator (big progress today), is start to record how high school students are able to do these really remarkable things, without throwing themselves on the stress treadmill for 4 years. Now I just need a few more examples….