Are You Making These Two Critical Mistakes With Fear?

Imagine gearing up for a major presentation, visualizing everything going perfectly—smooth delivery, captivated audience, seamless tech. Meanwhile, you ignore the nagging doubts about your preparation. Or maybe you’re obsessing over every minor detail, so worried about a stumble that you are still stuck on the first slide. Sound familiar? These are the fear traps we … Read more

Ways to Improve Work Performance—in Your Sleep

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A simple solution to improve our work performance and overall success, it seems, would be to focus on cutting the friction—or effort—of the tasks involved, creating an obvious and clear path towards our desired results. Some may interpret this as working as long (and often) as possible to sacrifice sleep for success, but studies now prove … Read more

The Problem with Growth Mindset Science


But first… What is the growth mindset theory? The growth mindset theory states: “In a growth mindset, people believe that their most basic abilities can be developed through dedication and hard work—brains and talent are just the starting point. This view creates a love of learning and a resilience that is essential for great accomplishment.” … Read more

Work Under Pressure

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Why we may experience more success at work under pressure Are there certain things that you continue to delay scheduling or completing because you know you’ll do a better job if you just wait until the absolute last minute? Why is it that we end up rushing to catch up on some of the most … Read more

Discipline equals Freedom | Implement it to Achieve More

Discipline equals Freedom

Discipline equals Freedom The truth? Implementing new habits is not easy. But we’ve put together a collection of some of the best psychologist-approved action steps that you can implement right away if you’re looking to increase mental energy, establish a healthier mindset, and avoid fatigue or burnout. Because “the more discipline you have in your … Read more

Develop Personal Accountability

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Do you struggle to hold yourself personally accountable? When we’re facing things on our own that require personal accountability, it means that we’re solely responsible for our choices and actions. We’re not only the first and last line of defense for our integrity but the deciding factor on whether or not we’re moving forward towards … Read more

The Things We Want Most | Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs

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Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Maybe you’ve heard of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs? In short, it’s a motivational theory explaining the things we desire most—portrayed as levels within a pyramid.  Security + Certainty | Physical Safety + Wellbeing The roots of Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Starting at the bottom of the pyramid, we can see that … Read more

Your Path to Success Begins with Pain

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Investing time and effort often translates into pain | There’s real pain that can be felt in giving up our personal time. And there’s no question that we’d much rather spend our limited waking hours doing the things that we genuinely enjoy, instead of activities and tasks that have now become requirements of the typical … Read more

Brain Hack your way to a Stronger Growth Mindset

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What does it mean to “hack your brain”? Brain Hacking: “A strategic technique centered around universal human biology, with the goal of altering functions such as perception, focus, or awareness.” The concepts of learning and growth are often associated with pain. And since they are both necessary parts of achieving success, some of the most successful … Read more

Our Biggest Problem (and the best solution)

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Our biggest problem ‍‍What are we all constantly encountering? Problems. Most people are trying to avoid them. We think that if there’s a problem that’s happened, we’ve done something wrong. But, what exactly is our biggest problem? It’s likely that many of the problems are happening through no fault of our own. Many changes have … Read more