How to change minds

Fun fact: in the 1100s, most people believed that barnacle geese grew on trees. They never saw bird’s eggs because of migration, which was an unknown concept at the time. The myth persisted for nearly 500 years, when explorers finally found nesting sites. People Have Always Had Weird Beliefs A lot of commentators blame politics […]

The science of timing things right ⏰

Every day, you make important decisions about when to schedule different activities. But some of these choices are so ingrained in habit that you may not even recognize them as subject to change. What if you could restack your schedule to best suit your patterns, proclivities, and quirks? It’s not just possible; it’s also easier than […]

Embrace the suck

“Embrace the suck.” If you’re not in the military, you may have never heard the expression. But you probably grasp its meaning: that leaning in to tough times can make you stronger. Life is like weightlifting in that sense. When you endure strain, you grow stronger. Stretch Goals You can train your mind to take […]

Clear Eyes, Full Hearts, Can’t Lose

As bosses, consultants, parents, and friends, we often find ourselves in the position to coach other people. In our latest Instaread, Marion Franklin, a certified professional life coach, runs through how to avoid common mistakes, stay focused on the person you’re coaching, ask great questions, and challenge common beliefs and ideas.  How to Course Correct A […]

How to get what you deserve

With every breath, we become new versions of ourselves. Acknowledging this helps us put more emphasis on our present purpose instead of past accomplishments or some vague future goal. We achieve real fulfillment when the risks, choices, and efforts we make in each given moment align with a larger purpose in life. No Regrets Most […]

Who framed Michael Skakel?

No one wants to believe that a wrongful conviction could happen to them. But Michael Skakel was not only convicted for a murder he didn’t commit — also his trial and imprisonment happened 25 years after the crime. In Framed, presidential hopeful Robert F. Kennedy, Jr. describes the plight of his cousin Michael, who spent 11 […]

How to play the long game

Dr. Benjamin Hardy says that it’s so hard to imagine yourself years down the road that your future self is basically a stranger. We have to adjust our mindsets to compensate for this quirk of human psychology. Our latest Instaread can help you bridge the gap between your envisioned future and your current reality.  Do […]

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