Inside the Mind of a Master Procrastinator

Tim Urban knows that procrastination doesn’t make sense, but he’s never been able to shake his habit of waiting until the last minute to get things done. In this hilarious and insightful talk, Urban takes us on a journey through YouTube binges, Wikipedia rabbit holes and bouts of staring out the window — and encourages … Read more »

The Lies We Tell Ourselves

Liar, liar, pants on fire! Who could possibly forget that little gem from childhood? It’s probably a good thing your pants don’t burst into flames every time you lie, or you might be sitting here reading this article surrounded by flames. What the heck do I mean by that? It’s pretty simple really. Of all … Read more »

Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence.

“Nothing in this world can take the place of persistence. Talent will not: nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not: the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent.” — Calvin Coolidge

I’m Going To Go Out There And Do It

I’m going to go out and do it, and show myself that it’s possible, because possibility is very contagious. If you show yourself that something is possible in your life that you once thought was impossible, that’s going to give you confidence throughout your whole entire life. And so one thing I do is, every … Read more »