Here at The Jane Group, we chuckle (being only partially serious) that chocolate and coffee should be food groups. Chocolate and coffee pair beautifully when we’re reading, listening, or watching to soak up information.

Here’s some of our current favorites—things that teach us something new or challenge our thinking. Some material is current, some old; but either way, the info helps us grow. Enjoy!


Check it out

Mellody Hobson: Color Blind or Color Brave? by TED (14:16). This illuminating TED Talk teaches us how important, and how hard, talking about race is.

In her TED Talk, The fiction of memory, Elizabeth Loftus shares fascinating stories and statistics about how what we remember may not be what really happened.

In these research findings, Grit: Perseverance and Passion for Long-Term Goals, Angela Duckworth and her colleagues determine that “grit may be as essential as talent to high accomplishment.”

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