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Put Your Beliefs to the Test

With rapid-fire news cycles and the speed of social media, it’s easier than ever to quickly jump to the wrong conclusion. We humans have evolved with a tendency to believe information without verifying it first, especially when it comes to abstract beliefs. Historically, we have relied on black-and-white thinking to survive. Early humans didn’t stop to […]

Make the Right Choice

Obstacles are a natural part of life. But most of us have faced a lot more challenges than usual in 2020. Is there any value that we can try to find in recent hardships? Motivational speaker Gabrielle Bernstein says we have an important choice. When we encounter difficulties, we can embrace the challenge as an opportunity to […]

Take the Big Leap

It may seem like circumstances are holding you back right now. But psychologist Gay Hendricks thinks that most of us are self-sabotaging in ways we don’t even realize. One of the most common barriers to success, according to Hendricks, is something called the Upper Limit Problem (ULP). It’s a self-imposed, subconscious limit for how much […]

How to Make Things Happen

The world is full of people who have ideas. But the light-bulb moments that lead to meteoric success are more likely to emerge when your goal-setting practices are systematic. Ideas have to be implemented. Enter Objectives and Key Results (OKR)—a management philosophy that pairs concrete objectives with actionable steps. This system has worked for some of the most successful companies […]

Don’t Be a Doormat

How can you be a more generous professional without letting other people step all over you? By doing one favor at a time. So-called sharks have a reputation for succeeding in business. But kind, good-natured people can also be tremendously successful as professionals. The key to be conscientious about generosity, giving in a way that […]

The Next New Thing

You don’t need to hire a consultant or stage a fancy brainstorming session. The best source of new business ideas is right in front of your eyes: your ordinary everyday routines. Take entrepreneur Kristina Guerrero. She wasn’t planning to start a business, much less get involved in the pet food industry. Her product idea, a […]

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