Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it’s even harder. How do you move forward?
When Angela Lee Duckworth was a young teacher in New York, she became obsessed with something seemingly simple yet remarkably hard to predict: why did some students “succeed” (learn the material and perform well), while others didn’t? Why did certain smart kids fail to learn hard concepts, while cer
Passwords are annoying. The more complex they are, the greater the effort to memorize and enter them. As an administrator, you are responsible for the IT security in your organization – and secure user passwords are an essential component.
Hvis vi uddanner os, bliver vi dygtigere – og så bliver vi belønnet af vores arbejdsplads. Sådan lyder mantraet i fagbevægelsen, der de seneste 25 år har haft stor fokus på uddannelse.
Arguments are inevitable in any human endeavor. Unfortunately, few people know how to argue effectively. As a result, many business meetings waste time and money in pointless squabbling. When confronted with a contrary opinion, unsophisticated people tend attack the other person’s credibility (e.g.
Getting things done isn’t just about shipping a product, or checking off items on a list, or even about marking a project as “Done.” Getting things done is a process: it’s a way of thinking that involves planning, execution, iteration, and reflection. There are often setbacks.
Just because your smart doesn’t mean that you’re not going to make dumb mistakes, mistakes that can hamper your career and hold you back. No matter how smart you are, you won’t achieve your full potential until you stop making this seven stupid mistakes.
Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals. If you’re not clear on what you’re doing, it’s hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months.
Before we commence with the festivities, I just wanted to let you know my first book is now a Wall Street Journal bestseller! To check it out, click here. You’d like to be on vacation right now, wouldn’t you?
For centuries, modern science has been shrinking the gap between humans and the rest of the universe, from Isaac Newton showing that one set of laws applies equally to falling apples and orbiting moons to Carl Sagan intoning that “we are made of star stuff” — that the atoms of our bodies were
Many dream about leaving behind corporate life. Reporting to no one but yourself. A seven-second commute to your screened-in porch. Nine months ago, I did it.
This month marks 10 years since Apple launched the first iPhone, a device that would fundamentally transform how we interact with technology, culture, and each other. Ahead of that anniversary, Motherboard editor Brian Merchant embarked on an investigation to uncover the iPhone’s untold origin.
There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second. Both of these shifts require a great deal of mental stretching from conventional and societal ways of thinking.
Hun var ude på en næsten umulig mission, den danske sanger og sangskriver Agnes Obel. Det var anmelderne enige om.
Tømmermænd. Gigt. Operationssmerter. Alle kan være mere eller mindre smertefulde oplevelser, der kan mindskes med fx. en pille eller to.
Bright Side found a set of exercises that will completely transform your body in just 4 weeks. You won’t have to spend money on a gym and special equipment — all you need is willpower and 10 minutes a day.
There’s a story told of the theoretical physicist Wolfgang Pauli that a friend showed him the paper of a young physicist that he suspected was not very good but on which he wanted Pauli’s views. Pauli remarked sadly “It is not even wrong”.
Before we commence with the festivities, I just wanted to let you know my first book is now a Wall Street Journal bestseller! To check it out, click here. We all struggle with bad habits. Resisting them is hard. Changing them feels impossible.
Kør ufortrødent videre uanset hvor stor ulykken er.