My Thoughts on Learning to Speak Another Language

It has been just over seven months that I’ve been living in the south of France. My major goal here has been to learn to speak French. I’m far from an expert on learning foreign languages. In North America, speaking a second language earns you a badge of praise. In Europe, being able to speak […]

The Effort Threshold

Last week, I wrote about how a major cause of failure is simple: not working hard enough. If you’re only spending 30 minutes per week at the gym, your specific exercise plan doesn’t really matter. You aren’t reaching the minimum effort threshold needed for success. The idea that all goals have a minimum effort threshold […]