2018 Goals: Strategic abandonment

2018 Goals: Strategic abandonment

I set ten New Year’s Resolutions for 2018. Now that we’re halfway through the year, it’s time to shave some of them off the list and refocus on what I still think would be valuable to accomplish this year. My friend Sarah calls the act of consciously giving up on goals that no longer make sense “strategic abandonment.”

First, here’s what’s staying: Continue reading “2018 Goals: Strategic abandonment”

5 benefits of a growth mindset

5 benefits of a growth mindset

I spent much of the past year reprogramming my brain, but until recently I didn’t have a term for the big change that has had a halo effect over all areas of my life. Recently, through the On Books podcast¬†(also on iTunes), I discovered Carol Dweck’s excellent book¬†Mindset, which gave me the phrase I was looking for: growth mindset. Continue reading “5 benefits of a growth mindset”