Posts tagged Self-Improvement
How self-pity will destroy our chances to make a difference

No one likes people who wallow in self-pity.

Amiright? It's cringe-worthy. It makes you want to slap them in the face with a fish and tell them to, "get over yourself, man!"

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How Non-Geniuses Can Become Successful

Today, I was watching a TED Talk by Angela Lee Duckworth called "The Key to Success? Grit."

In her study to determine the x-factor that contributes to success, she discovered that it wasn't IQ. It wasn't social intelligence. It wasn't even good timing.

It was grit.

Across the board, despite industries, ages, genders, occupations and activities, those who saw the finish line and said, "That's where I'm heading." and worked diligently to arrive, were the ones who made it.

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