Tim Radke

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I spent 23 years as an elite fighter pilot, and it taught me that motivation is meaningless

I was scared of crashing, of being wounded, and of dying. I was scared of failing. I would love to tell you I developed a mantra, or a breathing ritual, or a magic formula that got me over those fears.<p>But I didn't.<p>When I led Marines in combat, they were scared, too. I would love to tell you that I …

Dinosaur-Killing Asteroid Blew a Hole in Earth's Crust

A huge chunk of the planet was liquified in the explosive impact event.<p>About 65 million years ago, a space rock six miles wide came hurtling towards …

Video: The Beauty of Mountain Biking

I'm not going to be able to get some time on my mountain bike this weekend, so this video will have to satiate my craving to go for a ride. It is …

Optimism Is the Enemy of Action

Positive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals.<p>It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when positive thinking became the star of the self-help industry. The idea of optimism is older than America itself (some accounts date it back to ancient Greece), …

This is a better predictor of your success than IQ or EQ

An unsettling classroom experience near the start of his second year in the Stanford Graduate School of Business MBA Program caused a personal crisis for Shirzad Chamine and led him to the work he’s doing more than a quarter century later. The 1987 class was Interpersonal Dynamics, nicknamed …

Psychology

Best Buys at Warehouse Clubs, Grocers and Big-Box Stores

You can save a lot by shopping for the right items at the right store.<p>Buying your food, cleaners, medicine, toiletries and paper products all in one …

Carrick on money: Dumbest renovation blunders ever

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Dumbest renovation blunders ever</b><br>Consumer Reports talked to homeowners to about their worst remodeling mistakes and here's what they said.<p><b>Money mistakes the</b> …