The only competition worth winning.

It’s clear that humans like creating contests — and picking winners. There’s a huge number of competitions ranging from small local prizes to large international Grands Prix, judging what makes…

Avoid the explanation.

“Explain why you decided to walk across the United States barefoot.” “Explain your inspiration for spending 10 years in a Nepalese cave.” “Explain what motivated you to jump your motorcycle…

Cheer up, it’s Monday!

Moving slow? Feeling snarky? Having trouble getting started? Now that it’s back to “la course de rat,” you may well be cursing what society has labeled the worst day of…

Think irrationally. And often.

“I never made one of my discoveries through the process of rational thinking.” – A. Einstein Sure, we all know the classic E=mc2. But did you know Albert worked with with…

Look outside yourself.

According to the market research group Nielsen, American adults now spend more than 11 hours per day watching, reading, listening to or simply interacting with media. 11 hours!  That leaves…