andrewducker + success   35

On not feeling successful - no matter how successful you actually are.
Competent people worry that they might not be competent. To a large extent, that constant critical self-appraisal is what makes them competent.

In contrast, incompetent people regularly believe they're doing a great job.
emotions  success  competency 
january 2010 by andrewducker
A kinder, gentler philosophy of success
Fascinating lecture on what success means, and how to reframe it in order to be happier.
philosophy  video  success  psychology 
september 2009 by andrewducker
A much more in-depth piece on the effect self-control has on our lives
She found that the ability to delay gratification—eighth graders were given a choice between a dollar right away or two dollars the following week—was a far better predictor of academic performance than I.Q.
self-control  success 
may 2009 by andrewducker

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