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.
Positive thinking can hinder more than it helps by zapping people's motivation to work toward their goals. It’s hard to pinpoint exactly when positive thinking became the star of the self-help industry.
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