Growing up in Germany, psychologist Gabriele Oettingen was not surrounded by people who spoke explicitly about their dreams and ambitions. “When I came to America, it was wonderful because people always said, ‘Yes, do it. Yes, that’s possible. Yeah, OK, this is a good idea. Why don’t you do it?’ Whereas back More

Whenever you read about the secrets of success, you’ll no doubt come across that well-known quote from Thomas Edison, that “genius is one percent inspiration, and ninety-nine percent perspiration”. While inventing the lightbulb, we are told, he tried 3,000 attempts before finally finding a suitable filament that would glow without More

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