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What is the Single Most Important Skill for the 21st Century?

You may be able to chew gum and walk at the same time but this doesn’t mean you can multitask. In fact, multitasking—the ability to pay attention to multiple things at once—is a myth. Studies show we are biologically incapable of it. So instead of multitasking, a term that implies a simultaneous attention to the [...]

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The Myth of the Overnight Success

When we meet successful people or think of successful companies, it is easy to forget the hard work that it takes to get there. We leapfrog over the disappointments, the setbacks, and the strenuous work that go into doing something worthwhile. All too often, we attribute their success to a natural ability. We think of [...]

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Cure for the End of Summer Blues

End of summer blues is a common affliction. I see it in my office, I hear about it from friends and in the spirit of transparency, Labor Day is more bitter than sweet for me. Transitions are hard and the end of summer can be particularly difficult for a number of reasons. On a symbolic [...]

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