The Top 7 Quotes From Outliers

The Top 7 Quotes From Outliers

What are some of the best quotes from the book Outliers? What are their meaning and context? In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell shows us that where you’re from and the opportunities you’re given matter as much as personal advantages such as talent and intelligence. He pokes holes in the myth that successful people are “self-made.” Continue reading for a few thought-provoking quotes from Outliers and their context.

The Importance of a Clean Working Environment

The Importance of a Clean Working Environment

How can having a clean working environment help you feel more in control? What kinds of decorations should you put in your workspace? An organized workspace helps you feel in control and a messy space will often cause anxiety. According to author Rachel Hollis, cleaning your space and displaying images of your dream will motivate you to succeed. Here’s why you should take the time to clean your workspace.

Outliers by Gladwell: Self-Made Success Is a Myth

Outliers by Gladwell: Self-Made Success Is a Myth

What is Malcolm Gladwell’s Outliers about? What does this book say about success? Outliers by Malcolm Gladwell is a collection of stories, each exploring a variety of external factors that contribute to success. Gladwell tells these stories through the lenses of various disciplines, including history, sociology, and psychology. Keep reading to learn the basics of Outliers by Gladwell.

Rachel Hollis: How to Manage Time More Efficiently

Rachel Hollis: How to Manage Time More Efficiently

Do you ever feel like there just isn’t enough time in the day to get things done? How can you get the most out of the time that you do have? One of the biggest excuses for not chasing your dreams is “I don’t have time.” In her book Girl, Stop Apologizing, Rachel Hollis explains that this isn’t a valid excuse for not working towards your goals. She has four children and still managed to build a business, become a motivational speaker, and become a bestselling author—and she shares her tips. Here are Rachel Hollis’s five tips for how to

Ladies, Stop Telling Yourself “You Can’t Have It All”

Ladies, Stop Telling Yourself “You Can’t Have It All”

Is it possible to achieve balance in all areas of your life? Do you believe that you have to make a compromise (e.g. between career and family life) because you “can’t have it all”? If you think that you can evenly divide up different areas of your life, you’re setting yourself up for unnecessary stress and anxiety. In her book Girl, Stop Apologizing, Rachel Hollis says that you need to stop telling yourself that you “can’t have it all,” and accept that you can have it all if you’re willing to put in the work. Here’s how you can thrive

The Threshold Effect: High IQ Doesn’t Mean Success

The Threshold Effect: High IQ Doesn’t Mean Success

What is the threshold effect? How does it apply to intelligence and, ultimately, success in life? Geniuses are outliers—they are outside the norm when it comes to intelligence. Higher intelligence certainly can lead to greater success. However, differences in achievement based on intelligence level out at some point. This is the threshold effect. Read more to learn about the threshold effect in relation to intelligence and success.

The 3 Simple Steps to Achieve Your Goals

The 3 Simple Steps to Achieve Your Goals

What are the three steps to achieving your goals in life? Why should you focus on achieving one goal at a time? What should you do if you feel stuck? Sometimes, your goals can feel impossibly out of reach. But if you break down the steps to reaching them into bite-sized pieces, they can feel much more attainable. Here are Rachel Hollis’s three steps to executing your dreams from Girl, Stop Apologizing.

Learn to Trust Yourself: You Are Your Own Authority

Learn to Trust Yourself: You Are Your Own Authority

Do you trust your inner voice? Why do many women struggle to trust themselves without validation from men? Traditionally, voices of authority were male. Although that trend is finally starting to change, many women still subconsciously struggle to trust themselves. This lack of trust and fear of ambition among women has caused a leadership gap in many industries. Here’s why you need to learn to trust yourself, according to Hollis.

The 3 Habits of Successful Women to Adopt

The 3 Habits of Successful Women to Adopt

What are the top three habits of successful women? How can adopting these habits help you become more successful in life? Author, motivational speaker, and businesswoman Rachel Hollis outlined the three habits you should adopt if you want to become successful in life. Those habits are: 1) lay a healthy foundation, 2) trust your inner voice, and 3) advocate for yourself. Learn more about each habit below.

Girls, Stop Apologizing and Stand Your Ground

Girls, Stop Apologizing and Stand Your Ground

Why does Rachel Hollis say that women need to stop apologizing so much? In what ways do women often allow others to convince them to quit? The people around you won’t always be supportive of your dreams—that’s a fact of life. But if you let their negativity bring you down or allow it to derail your goals, then you’re essentially apologizing to them by quitting. Rather than back down, Hollis says, you should stand your ground. Here is Hollis’s advice for unapologetically chasing your dreams.