Articles

A curated mix on life, work and travel.

Click here to sign up for our newsletter and have the best of NODESK delivered straight to your inbox every two weeks

Thursday, Mar 10, 2016

No, honey, you can't be anything you want to be. And that's okay.

Telling kids that they can do anything—whether fueled by imagination or hard work—obscures the critical role of chance in success. Not every child who wants to be a surgeon or sports star can become one, even if they work hard at it.