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Thought of the Moment


Art is the ability to convey that we are not alone.

- M. Night Shyamalan Read more


Forgiveness is a Choice

Forgiveness is not a feeling; it is a commitment. It is a choice to show mercy, not to hold the offense up against the offender. Forgiveness is an expression of love.

- The 5 Love Languages Read more


How Much To Practice

Deep practice, however, doesn't obey the same math. Spending more time is effective—but only if you're still in the sweet spot at the edge of your capabilities, attentively building and honing circuits. What's more, there seems to be a universal limit for how much deep practice human beings can do in a day. Ericsson's research shows that most world-class experts—including pianists, chess players, novelists, and athletes—practice between three and five hours a day, no matter what skill they pursue. Read more


Reaching, Not Thrashing

The trick is to choose a goal just beyond your present abilities; to target the struggle. Thrashing blindly doesn't help. Reaching does.

- The Talent Code Read more


Targeted, Mistake-Focused Practice

Why is targeted, mistake-focused practice so effective? Because the best way to build a good circuit is to fire it, attend to mistakes, then fire it again, over and over. Struggle is not an option: it's a biological requirement. Read more


Raising Children

Children are coached on how to jump through a thousand scholastic hoops. Yet by far the most important decisions they will make are about whom to marry and whom to befriend, what to love and what to despise, and how to control impulses.

- David Brooks Read more



How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.

- Anne Frank Read more


Saying Sorry

"Saying sorry doesn't mean that you're wrong and the other person is right. It just means that you value the relationship more than your ego." Read more



Continuous effort - not strength or intelligence - is the key to unlocking our potential.

- Winston Churchill Read more


What Matters

Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn't matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we've done something wonderful - that's what matters to me.

- Steve Jobs Read more