The Power of Yet: Keeping a Growth Mindset

Author: Stav Ziv Source: The Muse Carol Dweck preaches “the power of yet.” If students don’t pass a test, it’s not because they’re inherently stupid, but because they don’t understand the material well enough—yet. If employees didn’t negotiate the best deal, it doesn’t mean all future deals are doomed. It means they haven’t honed their …

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Why Staying Present in the Moment is So Important

Author: Alyse Kalish Source: The Muse When I was in high school, my mom started banning phones from the dinner table. To this day, whenever I pull out my cell to check my inbox when we’re eating, my mom shakes her head and tells me to put it away. And as much as I resent …

An Olympic Champion’s Guide to Facing Adversity Head On

Author: Meredith Lepore Source: The Ladders Though there were so many tremendous athletic performances to come out of the 2018 Winter Olympics, Chloe Kim was by far the one to receive the most attention after winning gold for snowboarding making her the youngest woman ever to win an Olympic snowboarding medal. From blowing up on …

4 Steps to Following Your Dreams (Without Falling Flat on Your Face)

“When to Jump” author Mike Lewis says you should pay attention to your daydreams because they might just be nudging you toward a leap into your ideal job. Author: Anne Fisher Source: Monster Two years out of an Ivy League college, 24-year-old Mike Lewis snagged a high-paying job with Bain Capital Ventures, a finance arm …

What is a Personal Philosophy, and How Do You Live in Alignment with Yours?

Author: Dr. Michael Gervais Source: Thrive Global People talk about “becoming” and “being” your best. What is someone’s “best?” Seriously, what is your "best?" It's incredibly difficult to get your arms around it, partly because it's a moving target that is influenced by dynamically moving components: your current skill, your world-view and the environmental conditions. …

Advice on Career, Life, and Travel from Amazing Women

Author: Laura Begley Bloom Source: Forbes It's a steamy morning at Mayakoba resort on the Riviera Maya of Mexico, and Suzanne Cohen, VP of Luxury Brands for the Americas at Marriott International, has just finished a presentation on brand strategy at the ILTM Americas conference — an annual gathering of luxury travel advisors and industry professionals. It's a glamorous setting, for sure, …

11 Useful Tricks to Improve Your Creative Thinking

Author: Lorenzo Del Marmol Source: Creative Corporate Culture In this very competitive society we live in, the need for creative thinking is now more in demand more than ever. Both the corporate and organizational landscape require creativity from their staff and employees, may it be to come up with superbly packaged products, enticing marketing campaigns, …