Life would be grand if we only did what our fleeting hearts wanted to do, each moment of the day. Unfortunately, the laundry, taxes and difficult conversations would never get done.
Following your passion can be a tough thing… but figuring out what that passion is can be even more elusive.
One of the keys to happiness — as well as productivity and effectiveness at work — is finding work you love, that you’re passionate about. Work you want to do, instead of just have to do.
It is a beautiful thing to create, to produce, to go out there in the world and make a contribution. But it is just as important that we teach others to create and produce, that we encourage them…
A big part of self-discipline comes from social pressure. This is how people in the military can become very disciplined, particularly in special forces. They don’t want to hold their team back, so they have to do their best.
It seems really simple: If you want to achieve something, set a goal and then make specific plans to implement it.
If you don’t know how, learn how. Use that fancy brain that learned how to walk, talk, and read. It’s still capable of further learning, is it not? Of course it is!
To truly tap into your creative nature, you only have to realize one thing…
Educators have tried to boost learning by focusing on differences in learning styles. Management consultants tout the impact that different...
A reader recently asked, “How can an achievement-motivated workaholic learn to back off, relax, de-stress, and feel good about doing it? I am too driven!”
The authors of this study looked closely at the ways beginners versus experts respond to negative or positive feedback.
Excuses are lies we tell ourselves to avoid dealing with unpleasant truths. But as long as we buy into those excuses, we can never move past them.
A look at the various different ways we learn, from visual learning to copy learning.
When people consider a particular goal, they often worry about the time commitment: ‘If I start a business now, it could take years to make it profitable.’ Such thoughts reveal a total misunderstanding of the nature of time.
When a problem is large or complex and the optimal solution is unclear, here’s how to begin making progress towards a solution even though you can’t visualize the entire path.
None of us make decisions based on reality itself. We make decisions based on our beliefs about reality.
This checklist by Dr María Machón includes typical triggers for procrastination, along with possible solutions for each trigger.
Let’s say you are sitting at your desk, with something to write, and you notice some anxiety… and an urge to go instead to one of your...
Multitaskers who think they can successfully divide their attention between the program on their television set and the information on their computer screen proved to be driven to distraction by the two devices.
Some lessons that apply equally to getting buff and to building your business