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Congratulations to Joseph Schooling and Singapore!
Thanks to Schooling’s amazing feat in the 100m Butterfly Finals in the Rio 2016 Olympics, Singapore secured our first ever Olympic Gold!
Have you wondered how some people lead such joyful and fulfilled lives? What is the secret sauce behind their success?
After studying the behaviours of numerous successful individuals and reading a tonne of motivational and self-help books, I believe that it all boils down to pursuing empowering habits.
What is the secret sauce of happiness? Do we need to go on an Eat, Pray, Love expedition to find it?
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Why do some people perform amazingly well while others falter despite starting off at similar positions in life?
The difference, according to eminent Stanford psychologist Dr Carol Dweck, is in the mind. Or more accurately, one’s mindset.
Speaking at an episode of Knowledge for Men, Dr Dweck believed that success isn’t predicated on one’s intelligence or talent. Rather, it is embodied by how one perceives and copes with failures and setbacks. This difference accounts for why kids who are academically on par may achieve vastly different outcomes in their eventual careers.
How one views failure and success can be determined by whether one has a fixed mindset or a growth mindset.
Since time immemorial, we’re told that our network of friends and family members are vital to our success. Who haven’t heard that “a friend in need is a friend indeed” or that “blood runs thicker than water”?