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Be better than yourself

The only person you should try to be better than is the person your were yesterday. Peter Voogd, 6 Months to 6 Figures 📷 Kelly Nowels / Death to Stock

Lucky, or observant?

In one experiment, Wiseman asked people to self identify themselves as lucky or unlucky. Then he gave his test subjects a newspaper. “Count the number of photographs inside”, he told them. There were 43 photographs. On average, the unlucky people took 2 minutes to count them all. The lucky people? Seconds. The lucky people noticed the giant message that took …

“If you’ve never failed, you’ve never really tried anything new.”

Inspirational video about the value of failure, and why “overnight success” is a myth. I especially like the story about the Picasso Principle. Every overnight success is years in the making. Why Our Definition Of Failure Is All Wrong PSA: There’s no such thing as overnight success.

Learning is an active process

“Just as effort alone can’t deliver results, praising effort isn’t enough to help a child develop a love for the challenge of learning.” ‘Nice Try!’ Is Not Enough