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Want to Succeed? Don’t Share your Goals with Anyone

Whether it was about losing those extra kilos of weight or learning a new language — each one of us has been setting goals ever since we were a kid.

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People and the 4th Industrial Revolution

There is no doubt that the prosperous workers of the future will have to demonstrate agility in learning. Learning will be a continuous process for anyone who wants to remain valuable as the world changes. So, what is the catch? We all move smoothly out of and into stages of learning and working as smoothly as we move out of shallow sleep to deep sleep. But there is a catch. In fact, there are two catches. People and corporate culture. Neither of these are going to change quickly or anytime soon, and so the transition for those moving from the learning->work culture of the past will be faced with obstacles that we will have to navigate now and in the foreseeable future.

20 days

4 Mental Shifts That Will Unlock Your Inner Entrepreneur

Entrepreneurship is not for the faint-hearted. It takes serious levels of commitment, learning, and hard work to run a business. From the initial overwhelm of starting a new venture to presenting your idea to the investors, entrepreneurship tests everything you're made of. Be prepared for some sleepless nights, rejections and failures. But on the other side, there is success waiting for you.

21 days

Too Lazy to Work on Your Goals? It’s Time to Plan!

Goals give you the direction. They give you a purpose. If you’ve written down your own goals, congratulations, you’re already ahead of most (who feel demon butterflies in their stomach when thinking of setting goals). 

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Science of Learning: Testing Effect

The testing effect is all about memory. If you need to have information memorized, the testing effect is said to be your most powerful tool.

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Science of Learning: The Spacing Effect

The spacing effect is a desirable difficulty for learning (along with the testing effect) that helps produce long lasting, durable memory traces, but has also been ignored in education. The spacing effect is when the learning of material takes place over long periods of time. Usually, when we teach something, we concentrate the presentation of related information in a short amount of time. Once that information is learned, we move on to different information. Longer lasting and more durable memory traces result from the spacing of the learning of information in time.