When interviewed about the ingredients of success, music great Quincy Jones put "addiction" at the top of the list.
So in the absence of a clear formula or a defined timetable, and in the face of all this uncertainty and unpredictability, what can you do to keep yourself committed to your goals? Here are a few ideas.
This week is a special week, and even though it's only week four, it might just be my favorite dance yet. This week is all about memorable moments. Each person has picked a moment in their lives that is the most memorable to them. I chose mine without even thinking.
Tis the season of the bracket buster, the upset story, the Cinderella team. Tis the season when we turn on the TV rooting for no one and, in the final seconds, find ourselves shouting for a team we know nearly nothing about.
Some people live their lives as if they are passengers in an out-of-control car. Rather than doing something to control the situation -- by getting into the driver's seat -- they operate the car as passengers. They attempt to control what is out of their control, rather than what actually is within it. Here's how you can gain control when you feel like you have none:
To achieve its goal and avert any risk of being deprived of the right to host the World Cup, Qatar will have to follow through on its promises to significantly improve workers' working and living conditions.
There were young men dying and health care workers in "hazmat" suiting covered head to toe. People were unwilling to touch, comfort or hold many of these dying, frightened men. It was the many members of the lesbian community and straight female allies that came to our aid.
Tony Loupakis, who stands a mere 5 feet 4, grabs the bar of the parallel baam, spreads his legs in a V and hooks his feet, like eagle talons, onto the smooth, bare wood.
Picture it. You've prepped for that important presentation... you've gotten stakeholder buy-in, triple-checked your numbers. YOU ARE READY. You walk...
So you think Katniss Everdeen is cool? Or maybe you followed Team USA at the London Olympic Games? Archery is awesome for lots of reasons, including its many health benefits and a major fun factor. But let's consider some other great reasons for becoming a fan.
It's his name that strikes you first: Tiger. They don't call it the "eye of the shark," or lion, or bear. It's "eye of the tiger," and it seems to strike the cord and essence of competitive sports in the fullest and purest way.
CBS has realized the juggernaut ratings of its opening weekend of March Madness. Imagine the same captured audience if the Academy could somehow string along its Sunday-night glacier movement into biteable chunks for us mavens!
If Bob Marley's message of "one love" was an anthem for a previous generation, then Red Baraat's "pluralism" is one for a technologically interconnected world still severely separated by issues like race and economic inequality.
The U.S. Olympic Committee's decision last month to make Boston its candidate for the right to host the 2024 Summer Games has generated much excitement within the city and its environs. It has also engendered considerable opposition.
With Boston as America's winning Olympic hopeful for the 2024 Summer Games, focus is on the MBTA to resurrect itself and become the exemplary public transportation system it once was.