Mindset and Mastery
Don't be left behind with old thinking and stagnated skills. Mindset and Mastery articles help you get unsuck, boost your self esteem, develop and growth mindset and find your why. Each article gives you a single 'ah-ha' moment. New articles weekly.
We're fellow travellers on the same journey
Were felow travellers on the same journey by Martin Adams0:00/2:011× As I come to the closing paragraph of the book How to be a Productivity Ninja, author Graham Allcott makes the statement “We’re fellow travellers on the same journey”. He’s referring to the fact that
Being a lifelong learner
When we think of education, we think of school and college, accompanied by exams and assignments. But when we leave education, we don't think of ourselves 'in education' but in our career. We no longer take exams, and we no longer set ourselves assignments. We learn what we need to
No more side quests
Every couple of months I have a call with a couple of great entrepreneur friends where we dissect our current strategies. In the recent chat I shared my success at giving my first university seminar on the Zettelkasten note-taking method. I would then express how I wanted to finish my
What's the score you're keeping?
I was watching this interview of Mark Rober on the Colin and Samir YouTube channel and he mentioned The Mario Effect. It's the concept that if you're faced with a learning challenge, if you lose points for each failure, you'll be less likely to learn and will quit sooner. So
Is your fixed mindset preventing you from learning?
Chances are that you are more of a growth mindset type of person. I doubt you'd be reading these articles about mindset and mastery if you weren't. But whether we like it or not, having a fixed or growth mindset isn't an absolute. We will exhibit traits of each given
Why we make promises we don't keep
Ever meet someone who says they will do something, but they just don't follow through? Maybe you reading this are that someone. You know, where you'll say that you're starting a new project, but nothing happens and you've not done anything on it. The question is, why do we make
Embrace micro failures
Our brain is an incredible machine that learns through failure. It's goal is to filter the signal from the noise. The signal being the actions that were deemed successful and the noise being the actions that were unsuccessful. This is how we learn. Whether it is learning to kick a
The truth makes us lie
At times we find ourselves pulling our hair out because someone will double down being wrong even in the face of irrefutable evidence. Why is this? More importantly, do we do this? In the book Black Box Thinking by Matthew Syed, he explores why pilots are more open to admitting