Failure vs. Defeat (Are You Confusing the Two?) r

Failure is often a sharp, bitter, pill… And it can feel so personal, and FINAL. But, is failure really a bad thing? Maybe you are confusing failure with defeat? Consider this: Failure is defined as, “a lack of success.” Defeat … r

The Myth of the 4-Minute Mile: How to Shatter Barriers and Create Breakthrough Opportunities r

The world we live in is becoming increasingly complex and uncertain. And with it, the conventional thinking of yesterday is no longer sufficient. Creating real, breakthrough opportunities requires a fundamental change in our thinking. As Einstein said, “We can’t solve … r

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How to Make Your Own Motivation

It’s that time of year when the days get shorter and people need a BOOST: to get to the gym, to put down that cookie, to stick to their plan! How do you get up in the dark, when it’s … r

7 Ways to Deal with Negative Thoughts

To deal with negative thoughts we have to become mentally strong. Let’s accept the fact that it is not possible to avoid negative thoughts completely. Negative thoughts are the result of our insecurities in life. We cannot avoid negative thoughts … r

Why the Influence of Your Closest 5 are Key to Your Success

When I first heard the saying ‘you become the average of the 5 people you’re closest to’, I instantly knew there was a lot of truth to it. Thinking back at some of my earlier friendships, I don’t remember ever … r

Music for Language Learning: Best Practices

Whether you’re studying for fun, or to pursue a career in trade, diplomacy or translation, learning a language can be one of the most challenging and one of the most rewarding things you’ll ever do. Several studies have pointed out … r