Want to get ahead at work? It ain’t what you say, it’s the way that you say it — and adaptability is essential.
Psychologist Noel Brick shares the mental techniques we can use to improve our performance on and off the field.
Chloé Valdary — founder of Theory of Enchantment — explores two essential practices for generating the team “magic” that drove Apple under Steve Jobs.
AI can deliver a more equitable and prosperous future — if accompanied by ethical and responsible stewardship.
When you own your career, work becomes more than a means to an end — it becomes a vehicle for growth and happiness.
An effective strategic approach to unlocking and selecting truly innovative solutions.
Team storming — as defined by psychologist Bruce Tuckman — can be fractious. Done right, the benefits are immense.
In a guest essay for Big Think Business, Pedro Franceschi — co-founder and co-CEO of Brex — explains why deftly navigating between vision and details is crucial for successful leaders.
When we prepare for our plans to go wrong, we build the foundations for lasting profit.
By supplementing the "principle of marginal gains” with these practical steps, you’ll be well equipped for the journey towards excellence.
Arieh Smith, a New York City-based polyglot who runs the YouTube channel Xiaomanyc, talks language-learning with Big Think.
Stories of child prodigies and the naturally gifted hide the fact that success is built on more than talent alone.
Your brain is not an obsolete piece of technology. Once properly trained for learning, it’s your ticket to navigating the AI landscape.
Katie Kermode — a memory athlete with four world records — tells Big Think about her unique spin on an ancient technique to memorize unfathomably long lists of information.
To thrive in a rapidly changing future, we will need adaptable and diverse skill sets. Here’s where to look.
Scott Dikkers discusses comedy, the creative process, and life lessons learned playing peekaboo.
We all spend way too much time worrying what other people think of us — it’s time to cut loose.
Impossible standards and poor self-understanding are making us miserable.
For the clarity of a “beginner’s mind” and a path to true and lasting wisdom, one must fully embrace "not-knowing."
It’s the paradoxical observation that the more we try to process, the less we actually can.
Intelligence is not fixed but fluid. A growth mindset allows our brains to flourish while lowering our stress levels.
"In order to seek truth," Rene Descartes once wrote, "it is necessary once in the course of our life to doubt, as far as possible, all things."
Despite a reputation for catastrophe and cat killings, curiosity is a beneficial drive that improves our lives and well-being.
One reason saving is hard: We tend to view our "future selves" as complete strangers, and our decisions in the present moment reflect that.
Like sneaking veggies into dessert, these board games teach STEM, strategy, and executive functions through the joys of play.