Taking One Task at a Time: Make Your Bed by William H. McRaven

Taking One Task at a Time: Make Your Bed by William H. McRaven

In Make Your bed by Admiral William H. McRaven, he outlines straight and simple rules to change your world. One of those? Making your bed. If you wake up and make your bed, then you have accomplished one task, the first task of the day. You feel accomplished — and your bed is in order. Maybe you’ve heard this saying before: if your room is in disarray,...

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

Thinking Fast and Slow by Daniel Kahneman

We each have two methods of thinking, though it’s not something we talk about often. Daniel Kahneman is trying to change that conversation with his book Thinking Fast and Slow. In it, he introduces the concept of two systems of thinking, System 1 and System 2, and argues that we employ both of these on a regular basis. He thinks we think both quickly on...

Change Your World with Liminal Thinking by Dave Gray

Change Your World with Liminal Thinking by Dave Gray

Do you believe in the power of thought? It’s easy for someone who is positive to say that negative thinking makes a negative situation. It’s easy for someone who is already above water to teach others how to swim. The second you believe you can’t accomplish something, then it comes to fruition. But the second you have faith in your abilities, you begin to win...

Is Natural Talent Overrated? Angela Duckworth Thinks So

Is Natural Talent Overrated? Angela Duckworth Thinks So

It’s conflicting to think about what we need to do to be successful. Each of us is born with unique talents, so it feels as if some of us excel without really trying. Those of us who do seem to find success easily boast a good work ethic as the main factor. We try to downplay our efforts because we feel our natural talent does...

Dream Big and Dream Often: The Last Lecture with Randy Pausch

Dream Big and Dream Often: The Last Lecture with Randy Pausch

When you were young, what did you want to be when you grew up? Was it an astronaut, soaring through outer space and discovering new worlds? Was it a doctor, healing others and sharing knowledge? Or was it a singer, spreading happiness with your voice? As you’ve gotten older, have you shelved that dream? Usually, as we go through life, we gain experiences, meet people,...

The Morning Routine App loved by CEOs

The Morning Routine App loved by CEOs

What is one habit nearly all highly-successful people have in common? Morning routines. This sleek app will seriously help you build an effective morning routine. What did Winston Churchill, Ernest Hemingway, Steve Jobs and other high achievers have in common? Morning routines. They woke up at the same time every day and repeated the same set of habits.Tim Cook, the CEO of Apple, gets up every morning before 4...