“Teaching people to produce innovative work, off-the-chart insights, and yes, art is time-consuming and unpredictable. Drill and practice and fear, on the other hand, are powerful tools for teaching facts and figures and obedience. Sure, we need school and we need teachers. The thing is that we need a school organized around teaching people to believe, and teachers who are rewarded for doing their best work, not the most predictable work.”

Excerpt From: Godin, Seth. “Linchpin.”

The following video illustrates what can happen when we believe in kids, trust the process, and then and get out of the way…..