Daily Archives: December 31, 2020

Importance of Developing a Personal Mission Statement (2019)

Learn why it’s important to develop a personal mission statement and how to build yours.  It is common in all branches of the U.S. armed services for top-ranking officials to develop and declare their philosophy of leadership, also known as their personal mission statement. But personal mission statements aren’t just for top-ranking officials; they are […]

14 Success Stories of Famous People Who Begin With Setbacks

Do you have a favorite failure? It’s a question author Tim Ferriss asks every guest on his podcast, The Tim Ferriss Show. Without fail, each guest can credit their success to a single setback or a long string of failure after failure that ultimately motivated them to improve and try again. It’s how we learn. […]

How To Stay Away From Toxic People When It’s Hard To Do So

Maintaining a relationship with someone who’s self-absorbed, judgmental, manipulative, or even downright antagonistic requires an enormous amount of emotional energy. Yet, many of us stay on good terms with people like this in our lives. Why is it sometimes difficult to stay away from toxic people? Why? Because it’s incredibly challenging to stay away from […]

8 Best Drawing Apps for Chromebook

When it comes to Chromebooks, there’s a misconception that they lack quality apps for creative work. The truth is that Chromebooks support a variety of drawing apps that work flawlessly and offer powerful combinations of drawing capabilities. There are Chromebook drawing apps designed for specific tasks or for professional illustrators, hobbyists or  anyone who likes […]

A look back at our best photography of 2020

Even amidst stay-at-home orders and restricted mobility, the photographers commissioned for stories this year were able to connect us with events around the world. Inside Singapore’s huge bet on vertical farmingZAKARIA ZAINAL Finding homes for the waste that will (probably) outlive humanitySPENCER LOWELL Asia’s biggest climate migrationSUSHAVAN NANDY How to turn filming the police into […]

Our best illustrations of 2020

From the MIT Technology Review art team, here are some of our very favorite illustrations of the year: Is getting pregnant “medically necessary” right now?INA JANG ZoomingDOGBOY 10 Breakthrough Technologies: Hyper-personalized medicineJULIA DUFOSSé Your biggest questions about coronavirus, answeredPAIGE VICKERS What the 1930s can teach us about dealing with Big Tech todaySOPHY HOLLINGTON Algostory 1.7: “Krishna and […]