Peter Bregman wrote a good, short post for the Harvard Business Review today titled “A Question That Can Change Your Life.”

Here’s an excerpt:


In the article, he talks about the importance of taking risks (which is one of the key qualities of an effective language learner — and, in fact, any kind of learner) and uses this recent example of a student asking if he could accompany Billy Joel on the piano.

It’s an article that could easily be used in the classroom to teach some important lessons.