Yes, struggle is good news. Most of the time. This might sound a crazy thing to say in a day and age when convenience is all the rage. We are accustomed to being able to do pretty much everything easily, from the comfort of our home if we want to: shopping (grocery or otherwise), learning […]
You probably heard it before: If you want it bad enough, you will get there. Well… The flaw in this statement is this: NOONE experiences motivation that lasts until they reach their goal. Every entrepreneur, athlete, artist has had moments when they wanted to give up. Because…
A few weeks back, I heard of a supermarket chain seeing a dip in their profits and losing market share to a discount supermarket chain. I then thought “Well, why don’t you follow suit and really lower your prices?” Don’t all supermarkets do that at some point? I hear you say. It certainly looks this […]
Brains VS Brawn I’m sure you’ve heard it suggested or even explained with great conviction that in life you have to choose between the two. You may have heard that brawns particularly are cultivated at the expense of brains. It maybe that this was based on the anecdotal evidence that some sporting personalities seem to […]
What do Leonardo Da Vinci, Michaelangelo and Galileo Galilei have in common? Yes, they are considered to be great thinkers, inventors, artists, ahead of their time maybe. But what else? They all played an instrument.
Two of your friends get together and you thought they never liked each other. Somebody gets promoted and you thought management saw them as disruptive. Someone you know always seems to turn everything s/he touches into a success, even with little education or prior experience. Do you sometimes feel you’ve been missing something, or is […]
If you are a creative, I bet you’re familiar with the following scenario. You’re staring at the screen or blank piece of paper, but your brain isn’t coming up with the goods. The screen/paper is staring back at you. You hold your head in desperation, even massage it, as if it were Aladdin’s magic lamp! In today’s post, I […]
Say what? “How could I write such nonsense?” I hear you questionning. Bear with me. Let me explain. I am not saying that positive thinking (or negative for that matter) doesn’t affect your actions, life or results. Far from it. It definitely matters how you think. Trevor Maber illustrates this well in this Ted-ed clip. […]
“Right time, right place” We have grown to love having everything easy . We get our food from the supermarket shelves. If we choose to, we can just zap it in the microwave. No need to cook. Our clothes are washed for us at the press of a button. We also have the information and […]
So…. Are you outdated or updated in your thinking? Is your knowledge about productivity, creativity and entrepreneurship helping your results or hampering them? Take the quiz then prepare to have 5 common myths in the aforementioned fields busted in front of your eyes in a couple of posts. But for now… 5 questions, 5 minutes! […]
It’s an ever changing, result driven, productivity obsessed world… We constantly need to adapt…Double quick! How do we cope ? By using shortcuts, making quick judgements, resorting to “life hacks” sometimes. This is actually an instinctive thing our brain does, but at the risk of not always being accurate. Experience your brain doing it while […]
Popular beliefs about the brain that have been debunked.