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.
A researcher demystifies this game of success, and shows that exceptional performance is not necessarily the direct result of special talent, experience, or sheer luck.
A common mistake people make is that they’ll spend 500 hours creating a product and then 20 hours promoting it. Then they wonder why no one is buying.
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.
To truly tap into your creative nature, you only have to realize one thing…
As an increasing number of freelancers depend on the virtual workplace, how can they make themselves more attractive to potential employers?
Think big. Live to the max. Change the world. These high-flying statements are meant to encourage us to achieve great things with our lives. But, rather than being an inspiration, do such huge goals just leave you feeling overwhelmed instead?
Wishing will not bring riches. But desiring riches with a state of mind that becomes an obsession, then planning definite ways and means to acquire riches, and backing those plans with persistence which does not recognize failure, will bring riches.
What an extremely tough thing for teens to figure out: What should you do with your future?
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.
What is a mind map? Put simply, it’s a type of diagram, used to help you outline information in a visual format. But really, a mindmap can be anything you need it to be.
For some people, neither the carrot nor the stick will serve as a motivational tool
Timeboxing is a simple time management technique you can use to take control of your time.
Let’s say you have an agenda, and every time one of you wandered off the agenda, you forced yourself to get back on it. Would the conversation be better or worse, with a set outcome?
The paradox of happiness is that chasing it may actually make us less happy, a Stanford researcher says.
Maintaining an interest in the goals you pursue can improve your work and reduce burnout, according to research from Duke University.
Do you have dreams you want to pursue, but never seem to have the time because of the twin demands of work and family?
Keep refreshing your goals in your mind, so you think about them often. Here are some ways to do just that.