Willpower or self-control is the ability to delay short-term gratification for long-term gain. It is what separates those who are ‘successful’ from those who are not. Research has shown that willpower is like a muscle – if you overwork it fatigues. This leaves you susceptible to poor decision-making.
The rise of social media and mobile phones has taken a hit on our ability to focus and concentrate. Continue reading “Time To Get Off The Content Junk Food”
If I had an option of choosing between working with an experienced, jaded, unmotivated person or an inexperienced, hungry, ‘plenty-to-prove’ person – the latter would win hands down. Continue reading “Hunger Beats Experience”
I want you to think back to when you were a kid.
Remember your limitless aspirations? What about all the questions and curiosity in the world you held? The inspiring professions you were drawn to? Continue reading “Optimism Fuels Innovation”
There’s often been a debate about which path is best to pursue; the generalist who is adept, flexible and adaptable to the ever-changing digital landscape, or the dedicated specialist who has spent years, or decades honing her craft to a fine skill. Essentially it is a battle between breadth and depth. Continue reading “Generalist or Specialist?!”
Looking at the amount of time and money you spend on activities that are classified as entertainment compared to educational reveals A LOT about a someone’s habits. Otherwise known as the EvE ratio (credit to Peter Voogd), it provides insight into how effectively you spend your most precious resource. Continue reading “Entertainment vs Education”
How many times have you heard someone say “If only I had more discipline and didn’t procrastinate I would be so much better off”?! Continue reading “Procrastination Is Only A Symptom”
Our past experiences teach us more than we think and instead of hiding, we should embrace them. Appreciating this all comes down to a matter of perspective. Continue reading “Own Your Past”
We’ve all heard the maxim “time is money”, which is meant to highlight the importance of time, where wasting time is equivalent to wasting money. Continue reading “Time > Money”