By Belma McCaffrey “I’d like to create a new multi-media platform – an Oprah 2.0 – built around authenticity serving millennials,” said a good friend and fellow entrepreneur. “I’d like to write a new Christmas movie about an elf who ends up in a random small town and changes that town’s perception of Christmas” said a coworker. “My key driver is empathy and inspiring others … Continue reading 4 Ways to Turn Your New Idea Into a Reality
This post is part of a collaboration with Jess from JessofEarth. We’re both writing blogs on improving work ethic this Spring/Summer season. Check out her post on tips to improve work ethic and give her some love! Actually, give her a lot of love. She deserves it. “OK. Listen. I’m gonna be straightforward here: I don’t wanna write this post. I feel like I’ve hit … Continue reading 5 Ways to Strengthen your Willpower this Summer
This whole week has been a frenzy of activity. I’ve been reading, singing, coding, creating apps, brainstorming for hours at school, and doing my school work on top of all that. I guess you could call that a busy week for 14-year old standards. And if that wasn’t enough, I realized that I hadn’t written a blog post! Today morning was extremely windy and cold … Continue reading I’m not feeling it.
-From a high school freshman. Continue reading A Guide to Surviving Freshman Year of High School
#TEDTalkTuesday From TED Talks: The Official TED Guide To Public Speaking by Chris Anderson :- The house lights dim. A woman, her palms sweating, her legs trembling just a little, steps out onto the stage. A spotlight hits her face, and 1200 pairs of eyes lock onto hers. The audience senses her nervousness. There is palpable tension in the room. She clears her throat and … Continue reading Watch a TED Talk.
#MotivationMonday 1.Cut off distractions. Ruthlessly. Anything that eats on your time, energy and resources must be cut off fiercely. You decide what you want to spend the majority of your time on. And don’t let false priorities set you off. So choose widely. 2. Be clueless. Try not to push yourself too hard when you’re feeling unmotivated. Just acknowledge the fact that you don’t know … Continue reading How to get motivated