Life is unpredictable. And that’s okay. Embrace it. When nothing is certain, everything is possible! Your plans for tomorrow, next month or next year may not unfold as you expect. But it’s important to make plans and move on. Landon Donovan once said, “Life isn’t perfect, of course, but we all know it’s how you react to things that counts.”
The choices we make during the first hour or so of our morning often determine what the rest of the day will look like. Will your morning routine grant you a day full of productivity and peace of mind? Or will you be looking at an eight-hour stretch of haphazard work?
Bad things happen both personally and professionally. Relationships end. Significant others get sick or die. Promotions are given to someone else. Clients leave. Companies go through rounds of layoffs. In the face of these setbacks, some people seem to fall apart, while others find...
Ever been inspired by a quote or an article you read on a self-improvement site like Tiny Buddha? I mean so inspired that you instantly and wholeheartedly started to apply the advice—no questions asked. Not only that, but in your inspiration, you started to brag about your newfound...
You have a long list of things you know you should be doing regularly… But for some reason, you just don’t do them. What’s the deal? The solution is building habits. Doing hard things isn’t hard if you’re on autopilot. But how do we make building habits simple and painless?
Our jobs pay the bills, occupy many of our waking hours and can even give our lives meaning. They can also be a source of significant stress: tight deadlines, long days and difficult conversations. No matter what your job, work can be anxiety-provoking. Mindfulness can help.
For better or worse, the days of having a steady income at a 9–5 job for decades are dying. Entrepreneurs and freelancers understand this more than anyone. Creating your own career naturally leads to defining your own day to day activities and creating a workable, scalable plan for your retirement years.
Can you solve this problem? You have a wolf, a goat and a cabbage, and you need to get all three across a river in one piece. You have a boat, but it’s so small that it can fit only you and one of the items, and you can’t leave the wolf and the goat or the goat and the cabbage alone together.
Time is everyone’s most valuable and scarce resource. Managing it effectively can be the difference between success and failure. These Advisors in The Oracles share how they manage their day to optimize their business success and personal life.
Uncovering your micro-motives — that collection of super-specialized things that make your particular heart sing — are key to finding fulfillment and success at work, say social scientists Todd Rose and Ogi Ogas. And there’s a fun way to identify them: observing how you judge others.