Never tell them they are "smart" or "gifted."
Don't Call Kids 'Smart' - The Atlantic
TL;DR When you tell kids that they are intelligent, they have an (unwarranted) sense of self-worth. They fear making mistakes to grow and improve, because they want to keep their worthless title of...
Fastlaners, I'm currently in the due diligence stage of purchasing a parking lot company here in Florida. The purpose of creating this thread is to chronicle the journey along with all successes and failures. In the spirit of full disclosure please forgive my horrible spelling and punctuation...
I have one question for you: How does a baby go from crawling to walking?
The answer is through change.
If there is one thing that I want you to remember, it’s that change is a process.
Do me a favor and put one finger in your ear. Really. Put one finger in your ear. Now say out loud, “CHANGE...
I've been trying to mentor a young man in the last year (lets call him "G"), and in doing so, it has provided me with a keen insight into just how "f*cked up* our media, educational, and entertainment complex has brainwashed our youth into accepting mediocrity as state of normalcy.
So I stepped on a video on Ted Talks that discusses Grit. Widely known here on the forum and elsewhere as:
What is grit?
Grit in psychology is a positive, non-cognitive...