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Four Ways to Become a Better Leader

 Here are four ways to become a better leader: 1. Earn trust. Leadership is about earning trust. People will only follow your lead if they…

Can writing down your targets help you achieve them?


Setting goals helps us to guide our behaviour and motivates us to achieve our targets. Goal setting has been shown to have huge impacts in many environments: in schools, it improves academic performance of students; in the professional world, it improves employee and organisational effectiveness; and in sports, it increases athlete confidence and concentration.

But are we doing goal setting well enough? Are there simple ways to make this effect even greater?

Recently, some have wondered whether writing down our targets makes us more likely to achieve them. Let’s take a closer look at the effects of goal setting on performance and the effect that writing down our goals has on achieving them…

 

Does having a growth mindset help reduce cognitive load?


Growth mindset and Cognitive Load Theory are arguably two of the most popular psychological theories in education. Often, these theories have been seen as separate entities. However, a new research paper has been published that examines the effect having a growth mindset has on cognitive load.

Let’s take a look at what these theories are and how the research suggests they interact…

 

an Interview with Ulrick Edmonds

Learning how to deal with finances is important for everyone, but for athletes, it is especially important. While most people can stay in the same…