How to Raise and Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success By Stanford University Dean Julie Lythcott-Hain. Parents, you heard it here, this one’s a winner! In her easy to read style the author offers up anecdotes of parents touring graduate schools, serving as mouthpieces for their shy, passive children, and submitting résumés to potential employers, sometimes without their children’s knowledge. In her book Lythcott-Hain argues, “these behaviors do more than mold kids into dependent beings, they corral and constrict their possibilities and their imaginations. .
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Network For Success: It’s Different When You’re Older 5 rules to expand job opportunities and grow your career after 50.
Obama: Nations Will Only Succeed If Women Are Successful Obama: “Nations Only Succeed if Women Are Successful” “We know from experience that nations are more successful when their women are successful…This is one of the most direct measures of whether a nation is going to develop effectively – how it treats its women.” -President Obama, speaking to students during his most recent trip to India
“There is no such thing as failure. Failure is just life trying to move us in another direction.” Yass!
Dan Ariely: This Is Probably Your Biggest Productivity Mistake The psychologist and bestselling author warns against this massive (and common) mistake in time management. Ok, I’ll admit it. I’m somewhat obsessed with productivity tips. ..But this is good.
The Confidence Gap Evidence shows that women are less self-assured than men; and that to succeed, confidence matters as much as competence. Heres why, and what to do about it. I’ll warn you this is a long form read, but I must say, it’s truly fascinating! One of the key points: women have long misunderstood a crucial component in success. It’s not enough to keep your head down and plug away. Having talent doesn’t just mean being competent. Confidence must be part of your talent. But here’s the thing, confidence
How Olympians Stay Motivated What distinguishes successful athletes? “Some of the most successful athletes aren’t necessarily the strongest or fastest, but simply the ones who are best at staying motivated.” And how do they do that? Maintaining a positive outlook, embracing the process, and perseverance.
“Looking for Happiness? Then Make a Goal. Not a Wish” I have to confess that over the years I’ve made all kinds of personal and professional improvement resolutions. I’ve said countless times that “I’m really going to get in better shape,” and that “I’d like to learn another language.” I’ve announced repeatedly that, “this year I’m going to visit my close friend living overseas” or that “I’d like to start a business.” No doubt, in a moment of delusion I’ve even said as part of a new health and fitness
10 Things Happy People Don’t Believe So you want to be happy? Happiness is a choice that only happy people make. Here are the 10 delusions happy people don’t subscribe to. The biggest take-away here? Happiness is a choice. Choose it. Everyday.