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Archive for February, 2008

Smart Kids or Successful Kids

February 13, 2008 0 Comments

Are smart kids successful kids?  No. Not always. If you want your kids to be more successful do you need to help them be smarter?  No. Research suggests that whether your kids are smart or not, you should not focus on how smart they are but on the effort they put into their work.  If […]

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Be Happy Or Else

February 10, 2008 0 Comments

Research and reporting on happiness is everywhere. One article I read recently discusses the elusiveness of happiness. There was a discussion about nature versus nurture – are you born happy or can you become happy. As with many arguments, the research still suggests that you are born with a level natural happiness that you can […]

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Blink

February 7, 2008 0 Comments

Finished reading Malcolm Gladwell’s book Blink a while ago. It was a good read and helped to reinforce some interesting points on an interesting subject. The subject is rapid cognition. The book is all about how we can make rapid decisions that are quite accurate in certain circumstances. The book is not about intuition or […]

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