What every successful person knows, but never says?!

What every successful person knows, but never says?! What is it about? Let’s find out together? Ira Glass is the host and executive producer of the popular National Public Radio show, “This American Life”. Each week, “This American Life” is broadcast to more than 1.7 million listeners across 500 different radio stations. For Glass, who …

One word will change your life!

I witnessed that one word will change your life! Such a situation has happened in my life many times! How is that possible? Let’s find out together in the following text? Mark Watts, taught an important lesson about how to be thankful that applies to life outside of the gym as well as inside it… …

Why life always seems to get more complicated?

Why life always seems to get more complicated? Let’s try to find out together? Murphy’s Law states, “Anything that can go wrong, will go wrong.” This pithy statement references the annoying tendency of life to cause trouble and make things difficult. Problems seem to arise naturally on their own, while solutions always require our attention, …

This coach improved every tiny thing by one percent and here’s what happened?

The fate of British Cycling changed one day in 2003. The organization, which was the governing body for professional cycling in Great Britain, had recently hired Dave Brailsford as its new performance director. At the time, professional cyclists in Great Britain had endured nearly one hundred years of mediocrity. Since 1908, British riders had won …

Pat Riley on the remarkable power of getting 1% better – second part

After 35 years, the rule Pat Riley on the remarkable power of getting 1% better, it is still relevant, but many do not apply it! In 1986, the Los Angeles Lakers had one of the most talented basketball teams ever assembled, but they are rarely remembered that way. The team started the 1985–1986 NBA season …

Facts – why don’t they change our thoughts?

The economist J.K. Galbraith once wrote, “Faced with a choice between changing one’s mind and proving there is no need to do so, almost everyone gets busy with the proof.” Leo Tolstoy was even bolder: “The most difficult subjects can be explained to the most slow-witted man if he has not formed any idea of …

Why a few people get most of the rewards?

Why a few people get most of the rewards? In the following text, I will try to give you the answer to this question! Sometime in the late 1800s—nobody is quite sure exactly when—a man named Vilfredo Pareto was fussing about in his garden when he made a small but interesting discovery. Pareto noticed that …

The crucial thinking skill nobody ever taught you!

What are they the crucial thinking skill nobody ever taught you? The ancient Stoic philosophers like Marcus Aurelius, Seneca, and Epictetus regularly conducted an exercise known as a premeditation malorum, which translates to a “premeditation of evils.” The goal of this exercise was to envision the negative things that could happen in life. For example, …

Assertiveness and assertive communication – part four!

Assertiveness and assertive communication are something that can help you a lot in awkward situations with people. Assertive behavior is extremely useful when you want to stand up for yourself and your rights without hurting others. In the following text, we will cover the topic “Assertiveness and assertive communication – the most painless way to …

Eleven reasons why is it good to say “NO”! – The third part

According to statistics, over 50% of people have a problem saying no! Some of the reasons are not to be rude if they say no. Then not to offend anyone, not to miss something, what will others think if they say no, that we are not good, that we will disappoint them and many others. …