A recent article I read in the Harvard Business Review discussed innovative
entrepreneurs vs average executives. Towards the end, it mentions a
connection between several successful innovators and Montessori education!
Here is that last paragraph and then the link to the full article.
"We also believe that the most innovative entrepreneurs were very
lucky to have been raised in an atmosphere where inquisitiveness was
encouraged. We were stuck by the stories they told about being
sustained by people who cared about experimentation and exploration.
Sometimes these people were relatives, but sometimes they were
neighbors, teachers or other influential adults. A number of the
innovative entrepreneurs also went to Montessori schools, where they
learned to follow their curiosity. To paraphrase the famous Apple ad
campaign, innovators not only learned early on to think different,