Understanding Square Pegs

Square peg; round hole – individualism in the workplace

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Interesting article on Alan Turing’s school reports at Wartime codebreaker Alan Turing’s school report goes on show at museum
Here’s an extract: ‘…But his teacher gently scolded his presentation style, reminding him to provide a “neat and tidy solution on paper”.

His physics teacher noted that he had done “some good work, but generally sets it down badly”.

The teacher added: “He must remember that Cambridge will want sound knowledge rather than vague ideas.”

Too many people judge the paperwork rather than the results!

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Microsoft understand the benefits of non typical thinkers, such as those on the Autism spectrum:  Microsoft Wants Autistic Coders. Can It Find Them And Keep Them?

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A copy of the article ‘Great Minds don’t Think Alike‘   written by Sandra Green and published in the Autumn 2017 edition of Edge, the journal of The Institute of Leadership & Management

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Square Peg Round Hole

An article from From Ann Mehl, annmehl.com , retrieved 7th December 2017.

Square Peg Round Hole – Women’s Adventure Magazine

Comment from me: People need to find the hole that fits them to realise their true potential