10 Small Changes That Will Significantly Improve Your Life

The principle of compounding interest isn’t only effective in finance.  Big achievements are often the result of small changes.  Here are 10 small changes to incorporate into your life.  1.  “Don’t Enter the Debate Too Early.”  Those are the words of Nelson Mandela regarding his leadership.  Listening first and speaking last lets you see the different perspectives on an issue and to give a better response.  People also feel that their ideas and opinions matter.  And a sense of contribution means that people are more invested in accomplishing the goal.  2.  Immediate and Unambiguous Feedback Everyone encounters obstacles in trying to reach a goal.  Rather than being thrown off course, you need to adjust and roll with the punches.  And the best way to adjust is getting immediate and direct feedback, either …

Keep on keeping on!

We all have felt at times like if the world crumbled upon ourselves. We’ve felt in a hole, a dark bit of reality, caused by negative feelings. It can be disappointments, bad news, a difficult moment in a relationship, failures, you name it. At those times we don’t really know the way out. We only know it’s necessary to get out, for our own sake (the realisation can come after a while). How do you put yourself together? What do you decide it’s important and you’re going to hang on to? What would be the best frame of mind to have? Whenever you want to get out of a real-feeling-bad situation you just need to realise that the answer is …

Quotes on Perseverance and on not Giving Up

Perseverance quotes to help and inspire you not to give up when encountering difficulties, meeting obstacles, and when just feeling not motivated enough. Read these quotes whenever you feel you need a dose of encouragement and motivation to continue and not give up. When you do not give up you get results. Perseverance Quotes and Quotes about not Giving Up “Perseverance is the hard work you do after you get tired of doing the hard work you already did.” –Newt Gingrich “Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.” –Samuel Johnson “Patience and perseverance have a magical effect before which difficulties disappear and obstacles vanish.” –John Quincy Adams “Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind …

5 of the Worst Pieces of Advice and How to Understand Them Better

Ever noticed how easy it is to offer advice? You go to Google, find an inspiring quote and share it with your struggling friend. Yes, it’s well-meaning help, but sometimes it does more harm than good.  In this post, we will dive deeper into some of the most popular pieces of advice out there that you should forget about. Without further ado, let’s separate the wheat from the chaff: 1. Follow your passion Let’s be honest, this is one of the trendy cliche pieces of advice you will get or even give to a friend or colleague. It goes something like this, “Find your passion and you don’t have to work a day in your life.” It’s true that most …