“Quit or be exceptional. Average is for losers.” This quote is taken from Seth Godin’s book “The Dip” gave me the chills when I read it. The question Seth Godin answers in his book is: what makes some few organizations, teams, and individuals so successful while others vanish in mediocrity?
There are three options on the table for every person who wakes up and wants to enjoy a healthy and productive day. An important decision you should make is when and how you work out.
3-2-1 and the 5-Minute Rule A few days ago I listened to a talk of Hal Elrod. He talked about a concept he called the 5-minute rule. I found that the 5-minute rule is a perfect supplement to my own 3-2-1 rule. Both are straightforward but still very powerful rules you can quickly implement into […]
If you are a Facebook user, it is very likely that you spent the majority of the time you have wasted on the Facebook news feed. The news feeds of every social media platform is designed as an endless collection of news, links, photos, and videos.
Work more to get more done? According to Mark Manson, this is an entirely old advice – I agree and here is why.
How bad are the consequences of smartphones? Every day we see the same scene, people staring at their smartphone everywhere and all the time. At home, in the restaurant, on the train, plane, school, at work, and basically everywhere. And we all know how unbelievable distracting and addicting smartphones are.
My Thoughts on Praising Children, Students, and Employees Why praising the greatness or intelligence of your children, students, or employees might actually lower their chances for success.
I love hot showers. But I learned that cold showers can have their advantages too. If you are like me and you grew up with warm and hot showers – it is pretty hard to switch to cold showers. But why should you?
You learned one or more languages some time ago? It doesn’t matter whether you learned this language while being abroad or while you attended a language class in school. There is an easy and free way to refresh and revive your language skills of basically any language.
In Germany, there is a very good saying which says: Einmal ist keinmal. It is translated into English with once won’t hurt. But in my opinion, the German saying is expressing the same thing differently. A literal translation would be: Once is not once – but well, it sounds pretty strange in English and in […]