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    Defining/Creating Goals

    How do you define or create goals for yourself (on either/both a personal and professional level)? At one workplace, I was instructed to have "SMART" goals - i.e. Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Realistic, and Time-Bound. A different workplace had tried out SMART goals, found them...
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    Improving Decision Making

    Do any of you suffer from "decision paralysis"? Personally, I tend to overthink things. Or sometimes, my mind is telling me one thing whereas my heart is telling me another and I don't know which one to listen to! What tips do you have for improving decision making? Do you make decisions based...
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    Best Advice

    I saw this on Instagram and thought it might generate some good discussion here. What's the best advice you have ever received? For my part, my mentor once told me, "Don't fear the things you don't know how to do or the things you're not good at. Only by doing will you get better and that makes...
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    Forming New Habits

    Conventional wisdom (derived from research) holds that it takes 21 days for a new habit to stick. Have you ever had any luck forming a new habit? What habit was it? What was your approach and how long did it take you? I think about this every New Year's Day because of all the talk surrounding...
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    Tips for Nonstandard Language Learning

    I saw a few mentions of attempts to learn a language through unconventional means (i.e. not books, courses, or apps), and wanted to share some tips from my own personal experience. I know two languages besides English (my native tongue) and unconventional means have been a major part of my...