80% of New Year’s Resolutions fail by the first week of February, according to U.S. News. Some of us have already fallen back into old habits and others are just barely hanging on. So what can you do to maintain the level of motivation you felt on January 1st? Or, if you’ve already fallen off the wagon, how can you jump back on?
In The Happiness Project, Rubin chronicles her year of doing the things that she’s always wanted or meant to do, including reading Aristotle and organizing her house. She collected her thoughts in order to inspire others to do the same.
We’ve chosen The Art of Asking by Amanda Palmer as our August Book of the Month. Filled with energetic music, intimate stories of her life, and down-right-good advice, there’s a little something for everyone in this memoir.
Dr. Carol Dweck didn’t limit sharing her research to Mindset. With Dr. Lisa Sorich Blackwell, she founded Mindset Works, an organization that helps schools and teachers to implement growth-minded tools. We chatted with Emily Diehl, Director of Professional Learning and Curriculum Design at Mindset Works, about her best tips and tricks in adapting a growth Mindset. Emily is a former teacher and parent herself, who brought her years of experience as well as Dr. Dweck’s research to our conversation.
There are interesting insight, facts, and pieces of advice in every minute of Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Dr. Carol Dweck. It was tough to narrow them down to my favorites, but the following quotes are some of the pieces of advice that stayed with me long after I finished listening to Mindset.
From time to time, we all find ourselves stuck, unmotivated, and more likely to plan our next vacation than to answer emails or set up business meetings. Thanks to a few key resources like The 4-Hour Work Week, The Checklist Manifesto, and Die Empty, however, you can learn to better organize your life (both in and out of the office), keep yourself motivated, and grow your business.
Each month, we’re selecting a “book of the month”—think of it like an online book club that lasts all month long. First up, we’ve chosen Mindset: The New Psychology of Success by Dr. Carol S. Dweck, a great resource for parents, athletes, artists, business people, and those who just want to make a change in their lives. And it’s 60% off through the end of April!