10 Things Successful People Do to Motivate Themselves

REPOST from ceolifestyle by Nelson Wang.  When I was 20 years old and studying at UCLA, I flunked an Economics class. I was devastated. Guess what happened? I bounced back. I got an A when I retook the course. When I was 22, I interviewed with 4 different managers at a Fortune 100 company and … Continue reading 10 Things Successful People Do to Motivate Themselves

Is Virtual Reality a Good Idea?

Have you seen the trailer for the movie Ready Player One? If you haven't, watch it below. I bring this up because it got me thinking about the future of Virtual Reality and its benefits and implications for continuing to advance this technology. I decided to continue exploring this topic and begin creating a Pecha Kucha … Continue reading Is Virtual Reality a Good Idea?

How to Prevent Stifled Creativity

Are you stifling your creativity? Learn about 5 bad habits that stifle creativity and how to prevent them. 1. Creating and Evaluating at the Same Time Guilty! I am the type of person that is often observing and evaluating EVERYTHING. And when it comes to creating, generating new ideas, visualizing, looking ahead, and considering the … Continue reading How to Prevent Stifled Creativity

Hand-drawn Infographics

I recently watched the following TED talk about using pictures like hand drawings to convey complex information which makes it easier for our brains to grasp. There was something that the speaker, Ole Qvist-Sørensen, mentioned that really inspired me to implement drawings when communicating at work or delivering training. He mentioned three main points about … Continue reading Hand-drawn Infographics

Gamified Learning: Pros and Cons

I've always been excited about gamified learning. Instructors (and designers) have seen an increase in student engagement when learning is made fun; however, this trend has also received some backlash because according to critics... "Gamification is a fad that doesn’t help teach students anything meaningful and many professors scoff at using games in their college classrooms since … Continue reading Gamified Learning: Pros and Cons