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13 things mentally strong people don't do

It's usually seen in what you <i>don't</i> do.<p>In her book, "13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do," author Amy Morin writes that developing mental strength is a "three-pronged approach."<p>It's about controlling your thoughts, behaviors, and emotions.<p>Here are 13 things mentally strong people do not do, …

Why Not To Pursue Your Passion Or Happiness

For years, we’ve been led to believe that the key to a meaningful and successful career — and life — is to pursue your passion. And no less than Thomas Jefferson and Will Smith preached the pursuit of happiness (OK, in Smith’s case, <i>Happyness</i>).<p>To each of these pursuits, Tom Rath says: …

The Best Business Advice From The Past 30 Years

<i>An edited version of this post first appeared on Blinkist.</i><p>Each year brings with it scores of new business books filled with secrets. <i>Become a better leader! Start a million dollar company! Be your best at work!</i> They tell you, <i>we’ll show you how!</i> Even if you maxed out on vacation days, it would be …

7 Critical Skills That Predict Success

If you want to succeed in life, psychologists have figured out the skills you'll need. Since knowing is half the battle, see how you're doing and where you need to improve.<p>What skills do you really need to succeed? In school, they taught us history and algebra and if we got good SAT scores they …

The One Quote Every Entrepreneur Must Read

I'm not really an inspiring-quotes kind of guy. We don't have those cheesy "teamwork" posters hanging in our office. I don't read motivational books. But there is one quote I absolutely love because I think it celebrates the life of an entrepreneur better than any other. It inspires me to keep …

Posters

15 Surprising Discoveries About Learning

by Saga Briggs<p>What are some of the most encouraging known facts about learning? From taking a walk to learning a new language, there are countless …

13 Habits of Exceptionally Likable People

Likability is more teachable than you might think.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few--the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented. It's easy to fall prey to this …

5 Creativity Myths you Need to Stop Believing

<i>This post originally appeared on the Crew blog.</i><p>There’s a letter from an 1815 issue of <i>General Music Journal</i> where Mozart describes his creative process as instantaneous: no struggle or writer’s block. The muse simply showed up and he was ready.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME …

Creativity

7 Things to Do Each Morning That Will Make You Happier All Day

Hate mornings? Adding any of these activities will help.<p>Want a happier workday? The way you start it out makes a huge difference. Here are 7 first-thing-in-the-morning activities that will elevate your mood for the entire eight (or however many) hours to come. Most take no more than a couple of …

9 Self-Help Cliches We Need to Change For Your Own Good

Some need to change slightly while some need a complete overhaul.<p>Think about it: Too much of anything, even if it’s supposedly good for you isn’t …

7 Ways Meditation Can Actually Change The Brain

The meditation-and-the-brain research has been rolling in steadily for a number of years now, with new studies coming out just about every week to illustrate some new benefit of meditation. Or, rather, some ancient benefit that is just now being confirmed with fMRI or EEG. The practice appears to …

The Brain

It's Never too Late to... Write a Novel

In the first of an occasional series, we go in search of people who have pursued a passion later in life<p>Got a half-finished novel in your bottom drawer which you have been too shy to show anyone? Well, now is the time to give your baby the TLC it needs. Imagine how proud you will feel if you buckle …

10 Things to Do Before You Go to Bed

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day.<br>And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …