As a native New Yorker who grew-up during the glory days of Willis Reed and Walt Frazier, it’s been a delight this week to see the play of Jeremy Lin and the “Linsanity” that surrounds it (coincidentally, Lin was a student of my Teacher Leaders Network colleague David B. Cohen, who speaks very highly of him).

Thanks to Andres Henriquez, I learned about an excellent Forbes piece, “9 Lessons Jeremy Lin Can Teach Us Before We Go To Work Monday Morning.” Teachers can certainly use it anyplace where students are NBA basketball fans.

And, just for fun, here’s the nerdy handshake Lin has come up with: