We all need long-term, powerful goals to help us pass the short-term obstacles.
Emanuel James Rohn professionally known as Jim Rohn, was an American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker.
If something is boring after two minutes, try it for four. If still boring, then eight. Then sixteen. Then thirty-two. Eventually one discovers that it is not boring at all.
An American composer and music theorist. A pioneer of indeterminacy in music and one of the leading figures of the post-war avant-garde.
A genuinely creative accomplishment is almost never the result of a sudden insight, a lightbulb flashing on in the dark, but comes after years of hard work.
A Hungarian-American psychologist. He recognized and named the psychological concept of "flow", a highly focused mental state conducive to productivity.
When people are anxious they tend to narrow their thought processes, concentration upon aspects directly relevant to a problem. This is a useful strategy in escaping from danger, but not in thinking of imaginative new approaches to a problem.
Donald A. Norman
An American researcher, professor, and author (The Design of Everyday Things). As Apple’s User Experience Architect (90's), he became the first person to have UX in his job title.