If you ask the typical American who they are, after their name they will likely tell you what they do for a living. This is one reason why the loss of a job is so hard on people. It’s one thing to lose your income, but losing your identity is nothing short of catastrophic. And yet, unemployed, you are still here. So you cannot be your job.
Who doesn’t want comfort? And who doesn’t like being “in the zone”? So comfort zones must be good, right? Not so fast…
Skeptics can be seen as cool, rational thinkers or hardened, recalcitrant naysayers. Which one is correct?
Everyone is looking for the shortest path from where they are to where they want to be. A proven method for success is to model those who have already achieved the very thing you would like to achieve. After all, they know the way, they know the pitfalls, and they know the sweet, sweet taste of success.
What would happen if you removed the word “because” from your vocabulary for just one day? The answer might surprise you. Read on if you want more.
If particle physics is going to leak into your everyday language, at least get it right. It may just matter when it comes to a quantum leap.
Every man is a mystery — and that doesn’t begin to cover it for every woman. Everyone is a mystery even from themselves — unless they actively seek why they do what they do.
Do you remember sitting in school thinking, “When am I ever going to use this stuff in the real world?” I am about to vindicate your 8th grade English teacher. That’s right, there is finally a reason to know the difference between an adjective and a noun.
This in not just an academic or intellectual exercise either. It is actually going to impact your life right now. So suck it up and listen this time (unlike 8th grade).
It’s a bold thing to call reason a trap. After all, if you can’t state your case with reason, how can you state a case at all? Yet, I insist reason is a trap. Care to know why?
First, you don’t think enough. Then you think too much. Then you think the wrong stuff. Where does it end? Here’s how to dial in your thinking.
Nobody likes a perfectionist. They don’t even like each other as they seem to have separate ideas about what is “perfect”. And therein lies the rub. What makes perfect and what makes perfection?
If I promised not to tell you how to master all the insider secrets the guru ninjas use to crush it all the way to the bank, would you read this article?
Behold the results of a social experiment that show that you can’t hide your motivations behind ubiquitous technology.