…omer Kidd and Emanuele Castano, at the New School for Social Research in New York, have proved that reading literary fiction enhances the ability to detect and understand other people’s emotions, a crucial skill in navigating complex social relationships.
When you fill your calendar with things that you love, activities and responsibilities for people you love, and fun, new things to learn, you start empowering and driving yourself to persevere. This is critical and the secret to success for everyone from J.K. Rowling to Oprah Winfrey to Elon Musk and Denzel Washington.
…lling to take maximum ownership over your time. This begins by planning your day and setting goals. You don’t need to plan every minute, but you must allot time for creative thinking, goal-setting and relationship-building. Without these things, you do not have the foundation that you need. Your foundation should begin with your purpose, mission and values.