Don’t Eat the Marshmallow (yet)!

In another short and funny six minute TED talk called Don’t Eat the Marshnmallow Yet by Joachim de Posada, the advantages of delayed gratification are tested with four year old kids and marshmallows. If the kid could wait 15 minutes without eating a marshmallow in front of them, they got another one. The original Stanford…

8 Secrets of Success

Well, there’s certainly a lot more to be said about the details of how to achieve each of these “secrets,” but this short and sweet TED talk by Richard St. John is a good place to start. It’s no coincidence that “practice, practice, practice” is in there! Check it…. Want to learn more about the…

Twisted views of Creativity and Genius

Our fascination with excellence and those who manifest excellence leads us to some odd conclusions and slightly twisted relationships with the concepts; relationships that aren’t all that healthy, though they won’t cause congestive heart failure or flabby thighs. What I’m talking about is that tendency–which I believe we all have to some extent or other–to…