In a previous post, we covered Dr. Angela Duckworth’s conception of “grit”; and in another post, the implications of her research findings on the talent vs. effort debate. Duckworth has been… Continue reading "On Grit: When Perseverance is Not Enough"
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In his TED talk on creativity, psychologist Adam Grant shares three surprising things he learned about people he terms “originals”: nonconformists, who not only have new ideas but push those… Continue reading "Three surprising things ‘originals’ have to drive creativity, change the world"
Last week, we talked about getting rejected from your dream school. Now that you have become closely acquainted with your floor (or couch, or corner of your bed, or a… Continue reading "Getting Over the Fear of Rejection (by Taking it Head-On)"