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Journalist Leslie Garrett argues that adults shouldn’t tell children, “You could be anything,” but rather, “Be what you’re capable of.”
A journalist looks back on what she learned in some of her first jobs and considers how teen jobs fuel adult success.
To make their mark in a competitive world, Gen Z comedians are enlisting their digital influence and expertise.
The success of the Perseverence mission to Mars was the result of dedicated work.
The idea that if we just work hard enough, our academic achievement will improve may inspire some students. But not everyone benefits from being pushed to achieve.
Learn about the educational path that led to the successful development of a desperately needed vaccine.
What good does ambition do us? One researcher examined the lives of more than 700 people across 70 years to find out the answer to the question. Read to learn what he discovered.
People aren’t born superstars. Watch this short video to learn how John Legend achieved his goals and how that applies to you.
Some of the most creative, successful ideas are the result of procrastination. Watch this TED Talk to learn more about this and other counterintuitive findings about what drives success.
Success will look different for the Class of 2021. Read a parent’s perspective and hopes for this year’s high-school seniors.
Major events have a way of shifting cultural attitudes. Read about why markers such as wealth and power are losing their importance.
In this opinion piece, education expert Jeff Smink argues that enriching summer school programs will stymie learning loss and help students succeed.
In her research, psychology professor Gabriele Oettingen has found that overly-positive thinking actually disincentives people from achieving their goals. She suggests pairing positive thinking with visualizations of obstacles that stand in the way.
Many high school and college seniors looked forward to markers of success such as graduation for years. Now they’re coping with disappointment.
Faced with the death of a parent and subsequent homelessness, Tupac Mosley created his own inspiring success story. Watch his valedictory speech and read about his bright future.
Read the story of Allen Martin, who coaches long-distance runners to succeed not only in the sport, but in life.
Schools in Finland regularly score among the best in the world. In this interview, the Finnish minister of education discusses how her country built this success story from scratch.
It is difficult to predict who will succeed at long-term tasks. In this talk, Angela Duckworth argues that a person’s persistence, or “grit,” is what will help them overcome challenges.
Teenagers who have already achieved success in the business world share their future goals and the best advice they’ve ever received.