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Marshmallow Now Or A Bentley Later?

You can tell a lot about a person with just a simple marshmallow. How smart they're going to be, how successful they're going to be. Even how happy they're going to be. All with a simple Marshmallow. 2 Actually. More than 40 years ago, a psychologist called Walter Mischel explored the concept of self-control in children with a simple test, which came to be known as 'The Marshmallow Test'. Mischel and his colleagues presented children with a plate on which lay 1 marshmallow. The child was then told that the researcher had to leave the room for 15 minutes, but

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Can You Send Me More Information…

As you know, my emails can be pretty fiery. They can stir up some serious emotion in people. Usually after a particularly 'intense' email, (like the one coming next week...) i quite often get a direct response. As soon as i see the 'RE:[insert subject line], i know what's coming. Either, I'm getting some abuse because evidently i'm touched a nerve, so much so, the person has felt strongly enough to vent directly at me. If only they carried that same impassioned fire into achieving what it is they really wanted, they wouldn't be directing expletives at me via email, but anyway. Option 2 is less 'colourful', but no less frustrating. "I'm really interested in your programme,

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Your Most Precious Resource

When I sent out my email yesterday, I didn't realise how much it would resonate with so many of you. The hourglass was seen by many as a representation of Time. You may not realise it, but Time is your most precious resource. It can determine so much about you, what you can do. What you can't do. Yet we are quick to waste it on things and people we neither need nor want. And when we are short of Time, we panic, filling what we do have with pointless tasks, that serve no purpose for what we truly want. Choosing to finish one last thing in the office instead of heading home for quality

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