Benefits of Productive Struggle

Benefits of Productive Struggle
Rapport Issue


Publication Date

January 28th 2018


Eve Menezes-Cunningham

Do you remember the story of the caterpillar stuck in the cocoon? The well-meaning human observing it snipped the end of the cocoon to ‘help’ and in doing so the caterpillar didn’t transform into a butterfly. It hadn’t been able to develop those essential muscles through the productive struggle of getting out of the cocoon. Instead, its wings weren’t able to support it in flight....


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