How Did Women Contribute to the War Effort at NASA?

How Did Women Contribute to the War Effort at NASA?

How did women contribute to the war effort during World War II? What role did NASA play in these efforts? NASA, then known as NACA, was responsible for science and technology that helped build planes and other machinery. The work had real-life, high-stakes implications. It was also an opportunity. You probably know that women were a huge part of the war effort during World War II. But how did women contribute to the war effort at NACA? Keep reading to find out.

Qualities of a Good Doctor: Dr. Paul Kalanithi’s Philosophy

Qualities of a Good Doctor: Dr. Paul Kalanithi’s Philosophy

What are some of the qualities of a good doctor? How can doctors achieve good relationships with patients, get results, and learn how to be a good doctor? Through his experiences in medical school and his love of literature, Dr. Paul Kalanithi spent his life searching for meaning and connectedness. He formed philosophies about how the qualities of a good doctor, and worked on applying and developing further even when he was diagnosed with lung cancer so he could have the characteristics of a great doctor.

Books About Doctors: Dr. Kalanithi, On Getting Cancer

Books About Doctors: Dr. Kalanithi, On Getting Cancer

What makes someone a good doctor? Do you think doctors can impart wisdom about life? What can you learn from books about doctors? Paul Kalanithi believed doctors could impart wisdom about life. After his diagnosis, Paul Kalanithi set to writing a memoir about his experiences as a doctor, and his views on life and death. When Breath Becomes Air is a book about the meaning of life, and also became one of the defining books about doctors and their role as gatekeepers.

Stewardship Delegation: Be a Manager that Gets Results

Stewardship Delegation: Be a Manager that Gets Results

How do you make sure you have time for your high-priority, Quadrant II goals, while also leaving room in your schedule for the unexpected? Delegate.  Stewardship delegation is a type of delegation that lets managers dictate their desired results, and empowers employees to choose how to go about it. Stewardship delegation is one of two types of delegation, and it’s considered the most effective.

The Maturity Continuum: How the 7 Habits Can Help You Grow

The Maturity Continuum: How the 7 Habits Can Help You Grow

You may wonder how you can continue to grow and progress using the 7 Habits. How can you work on yourself? What are you hoping to achieve? The 7 Habits Maturity Continuum is the idea that you can develop this process on a continuous basis, and regularly change the way you progress based on your own growth. In other words, you learn to keep growing based on what you learn.

Stressed? Your Problems are Opportunities—Here’s Why

Stressed? Your Problems are Opportunities—Here’s Why

You probably encounter problems every day in your life. But what can you do about them? And how can you adopt an attitude that will let you learn from your problems, and recognize that problems are opportunities? You can start by shifting your paradigm. Whether a problem is in your job, in a relationship, or something else, you can see that problem or conflict as an opportunity to develop better communication and better habits. If you look at them the right way, all problems are opportunities to grow and change and build better habits.

Shift Your Paradigm, Change Your Behavior—Steps to a Better You

Shift Your Paradigm, Change Your Behavior—Steps to a Better You

At the root of your beliefs and actions are a collection of paradigms. To Stephen Covey, paradigms are lenses through which you see the world. You must start with your paradigms in order to truly implement the 7 Habits and make lasting, significant improvements to your life. But what exactly is a paradigm, and can you learn how to use it to change your behavior?

Big Goals? Use Affirmation and Visualization Like a High Achiever

Big Goals? Use Affirmation and Visualization Like a High Achiever

Each side of the brain is responsible for different functions: The right side of the brain is creative, abstract. The left side of the brain deals with logic and language. You need to be both creative and logical as you take a holistic approach to growth and change.  This is where Affirmation and Visualization come in. Affirmation and Visualization are part of a system that works together to help you achieve your goals. Affirmations are written or verbal reminders that you create to help you remember your goals, and Visualizations can help you use both sides of your brain to

The Inside Out Approach—The Best Way to Change Bad Habits

The Inside Out Approach—The Best Way to Change Bad Habits

Do you want to make your life better? Are you struggling in your personal or professional life, your interactions with other people, your life balance, or your life’s purpose? Have you made attempts to fix these issues — from workshops to self-help books to counseling — with little or no success? Try the “inside out” approach. 7 Habits of Highly Effective People endorses an inside out approach to improving yourself and your life. This method starts with examining and adjusting your character, your motives, and how you see the world; only when you start from the foundation of your character and