Success Lies Within You by Stephen T. Faley
This piece is by a guy I saw grow up with me in the Chapel Hill-Carborro City School system. He was a year or two younger than me and now he is a relatively successful businessman who I see making domestic and international business deals. This short piece is critical. So often, we look to others for the keys to success when, really, success is all about our own discipline and determination.
The Thriving Benefits of Curiosity by Dr. Srini Pillay
The older we get, the more we think we know. And, slowly but surely, our curiosity beings to dissipate exponentially with age until we think we know it all. The problem is, when we begin to realize we don’t know as much as we believe we do, we have real life responsibilities that deter us from following our curiosity. This piece, however, talks about the benefits of maintaining a level of curiosity.
3 Science-Backed Reasons You Need to Take a 5-Minute Walk Today by Abby Wolfe
I refuse to sit at my desk all day. Sometimes, I’ll look at the clock and see it says 3:34 and I’ve been sitting at my desk for the entire day (minus the necessary Keurig breaks). So I go out and take a walk around campus for 10-15 minutes. And now, it’s proven that doing that is actually good for me (not that I thought it wasn’t). Make sure you check out this article and then get up and move around sometimes.
Make professional development a priority.