My dad thought I couldn’t survive in the world unless I studied physics and chemistry.
When I was 15, dad made it clear that these subject were non-negotiable: I had to study them in year 11 and 12.
So I rote-learned my way through physics and chemistry. And I hated these subjects […]
Today, at the start of 2012, many of us will take on adopting healthier habits, but in the next breath, or by tomorrow, or the next week, we will have given up and gone back to our old ways.
A conversation I had with a friend last year nicely illustrates this point. We were discussing the year ahead and he said […]
Want to fast track your development, boost your intelligence and be happier in every area of your life? Then do one thing – make mistakes.
In fact, my advice is don’t just make mistakes. Aim for full-blown failure.
I realise this flies in the face of how most of us have come to view making mistakes and failure.
Most of us live […]