The Last Lectureを読んで気になった部分(暫定的)

Jul 13, 2008   :

[memo] Lately, I find myself quoting my dad even if it was something he didn’t say. Whatever my point, it might as well have come from him. He seemed to know everything.

→自分の両親について語っている部分。Randy Pauschのこの講義が行われたのは父の影響が色濃いことに気づかされた。

[memo] When you’re screwing up and nobody says anything to you anymore, that means they’re given up on you.


[memo] What we really want them to learn is far more important; teamwork, an ability to deal with adversity. This kind of indirect learning is what some of us like to call a “head fake”.

→”head fake”について初めてふれた部分だよ。

[memo] There are two kinds of head fakes. The first is literal. On a football field, a player will move his head one way so you’ll think he’s going in that direction. Then he goes the opposite way. It’s like a magician using misdirection. Coach Graham used to tell us to watch a player’s waist, “Where his belly button goes, his body goes,” he’d say.

[memo] The second kind of head fake is the really important one — the one that teaches people things they don’t realise they’re learning until well into the process. If you’re a head fake specialist, your hidden objective is to get them to learn something you want them to learn.

[memo] This kind of head fake learning is absolutely vital. And coach Graham was the master.

この二つ目の headfake は日本だと、「徒弟奉公」的な文脈で語られることが多いような気がする。欧米系の人にはそんな概念なんてないと思っていたけれど、そんなことはなかったんだよね。仕事のできる人って、洋の東西を問わず head fake による学びを大事にしていたんだ。そんな発見があった。


The Last Lecture

The Last Lecture