They say the key to success is to simply show up every day and do what needs to be done.But showing up is actually the easy part. Staying focused and on-task is the real challenge.When you achieve that, however,...
Charlie Munger thinks Darwin would have placed somewhere in the middleof a good private high school class. He was also in notoriously bad health for most of his adult life and, by his son’s estimation, a terrible sleeper...
Everyone fails in life, and failure can be a crushing experience. The only thing that separates successful people from the rest is how they respond after they fail. When facing obstacles, you have to decide..
You are unique, and so is everyone else. Success means a lot to every person. It’s a weighted combination of power, status, money, family, and work. You can define success in your own terms, because what brings you fulfillment and meaning is not the same for everyone.
Another factor appears to play a role in explaining the shift in artistic interest we found in Leigh Erceg, who acquired extraordinary abilities after a brain injury. This was revealed in the fMRI study of Leigh’s brain.
Schools use IQ scores and standardized test scores (which also correlate to IQs) to identify gifted children, favoring academic achievers and teacher pleasers. This identification system eliminates 70 to 80 percent..
For three years now, cognitive psychologist Art Markman has been broadcasting a show on the human mind, “Two Guys on Your Head,” with his fellow University of Texas at Austin professor Bob Duke. The show, on KUT,..
When most of us think of philosophy, our eyes glaze over a little and we ask ourselves how it remotely applies to real life. So when I tell you about a newly released book filled with ancient Stoic wisdom, stay with me.
You are currently on a path. The question is: Is the path you’re on the one you want to be on? Is your path moving you forward at the pace you’d like? Does your path allow you the opportunities for growth and service you want?
The future of work in America is uncertain. What we know is that things are going to change. Technology will upend countless careers, workers across fields will be displaced, and it’s not entirely clear how many jobs will be replaced.