We all have role models who have made impressions on our lives. Friends that make us stand up for what we believe in, musicians that make us follow our passion or a sibling that you aspire to follow in the footsteps of. Positive role models can show us that the impossible is possible, strengthen our […]
To say no is to say yes to something else
“People think focus means saying yes to the thing you’ve got to focus on.“
“But that’s not what it means at all. It means saying no to the hundred other good ideas that there are. You have to pick carefully. I’m actually as proud of the things we haven’t done as the things I have done“. Steve Jobs
It can be tough to say no. Nobody knows that better than Steve Jobs. When you receive countless opportunities, what it all comes down to is that you can do anything, but you can’t do everything. However, if you have a clear goal in mind it will become easier to priorities right. Having the courage to say no is more about saying YES. YES to your passions and dreams. YES to something that is more important to you.
Inherited robustness Good social functioning Good family functioning Good school experience Good friends Safe and including local community Safe and positive society/media If these were characteristic of all youths, environments and society, there would not have been a need for MOT. Many youths do not have these characteristics. Therefore, MOT is important to create protective […]
When you are stuck with a task, look for possibilities and alternatives instead of limitations. In the beginning, it is easy to get stuck with thinking “this suggestion is unrealistic”, “the others will shut it down” or “we’ve tried that before”. All that mindset is good for is killing potential ideas. Instead, think in the […]