Richard Stomp

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The Rebellious and Revolutionary Life of Galileo, Illustrated

How a college dropout reordered the heavens and forever changed our understanding of our place in the universe.<p>In 1564, <b>Galileo Galilei</b> was born into a world with no clocks, telescopes, or microscopes — a world that was believed to be the center of the universe, orbited by the sun and the moon and …

Finding Motivation on Important But Non-Urgent Tasks

I have a friend who is self-employed, running his own business and doing a great job … except that he finds himself procrastinating on important …

Why You Should Write Down What You Accomplished At The End Of Every Day

Because we can often focus too much on the negative aspects of our lives, finding ways to illuminate what is good can be a wonderful technique in …

Happiness

5 Ways to Move Forward After Experiencing Failure

<i>“It is impossible to live without failing at something, unless you live so cautiously that you might as well have not lived at all, in which case you</i> …

7 Habits Of Highly Resilient People

We all have those weeks where it seems like everything is going wrong at once. Relationship drama, a bad review at work, unnerving health symptoms. …

Why Following Your Passion Is Not A Desire, But A Need

Guilty as charged! How many of us growing up have made decisions like this? Never mind growing up — how many of us have made decisions like this as …

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10 Morning Rituals of Successful Entrepreneurs [Infographic]

A lack of productivity leads to a lack of happiness.<p>When you can’t see yourself making progress or getting things done, you get anxious and become …

Productivity

Get Your Passion Project Moving Without Quitting Your Day Job

You’ve finally figured out what you want to do with your life — start a company, launch a website, design an app, or found a nonprofit. The only problem is that you can’t afford to quit your job (and lose your benefits) in order to pursue it fulltime. So, where should you start? What’s the best way …

Employment

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Standing at the Gates of Hope

<i>“How are we so optimistic, so careful not to trip and yet do trip, and then get up and say OK?”</i> Maira Kalman asked in pondering happiness and existence. What is it that propels us to get up after loss, after heartbreak, after failure? What is that immutable rope that pulls us out of our own depths …

When you do work that matters, the crowd will call you a fool | Seth's Blog

If you do something remarkable, something new and something important, not everyone will understand it (at first). Your work is for <i>someone</i>, not …

James Victore: Your Work Is A Gift

Artists Jon Burgerman and Laolu Senbanjo shared their thoughts on the subject in front of an intimate crowd at Ace Hotel New York.<p>Mindfulness and …

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Prioritize Your Life Before Your Manager Does It for You

In their several years of working together, Jin-Yung had never really negotiated with her manager. She would simply say yes even if it threw her life into temporary turmoil, as it often did. She had given unknowable hours to executing every request and task, diligently delivering them in neat and …

Management

Twitter’s Cofounder on Creating Opportunities

Timothy Archibald<p>I grew up in a very affluent town, but my parents divorced when I was young. My father wasn’t much involved in my life, and we were poor. Many kids I knew played Little League baseball and Pop Warner football, but I didn’t—by the time I was eight, I was mowing lawns and trying to …

Jack Dorsey

How to Let Your Life Speak, Discern Your Purpose, and Define Your Own Success

<i>“Someone has a great fire in his soul and nobody ever comes to warm themselves at it, and passers-by see nothing but a little smoke at the top of the chimney,”</i> young Vincent van Gogh wrote in a letter as he floundered to find his purpose. For the century and a half since, and undoubtedly the many …

Finding the Motivation to Change Your Entire Life

Almost exactly 8 years ago today, I ran my first marathon and soon after I started Zen Habits. I’d changed a dozen or so habits, lost weight, was …

Fixed vs. Growth: The Two Basic Mindsets That Shape Our Lives

<i>“If you imagine less, less will be what you undoubtedly deserve,”</i> Debbie Millman counseled in one of the best commencement speeches ever given, urging: <i>“Do what you love, and don’t stop until you get what you love. Work as hard as you can, imagine immensities…”</i> Far from Pollyanna platitude, this …