Without taking the proper precautions, your boss could end up owning the startup you worked so hard to build. I arrived in Las Vegas at 7 AM for a 9 AM meeting at a client’s office. This client was not a client of mine–it was a client of my employer’s. And at the time I […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
“When you fall off your bike, the best thing you can do is get back on.” Little gems like this are so familiar to each of us. These life lessons are passed down from generation to generation, and I bet every parent today has found themselves doing their part to pass these truisms on to […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people’s buttons. Either way, they create unnecessary complexity, strife, and, worst of all, stress. Studies have long shown that stress can have a lasting, […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
As people are trying to navigate away from the “corporate jungle” towards the land of supposed “entrepreneurial utopia,” a lot of misconceptions arise. Perhaps this has to do with the media, advice they have received or what is heard through the grapevine but often these insights can derail a person from taking the plunge […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
There are some days where it can be really tough to get going. Perhaps the weekend took a lot out of you, or the week ahead is intimidating. I know when I lose my motivation to work I can find just about every form of procrastination known to man. Of course, lying around like a […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You can’t succeed without failing first. Apply the following to get over the fear of failure. Every entrepreneur deals with the fear of failure. Fear is a problem, because it can damage everything in life. It ruins your productivity, destroys your dreams, and keeps you from building the business you’re trying to build. Fear robs […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Many people fall prey to, “Yeah, but…” thinking. I have a friend who absolutely hates how successful his brother-in-law has become. “Oh yeah, I’d like to be doing that well,” he’ll say, “but he has very little downtime.” Another is bitter because one of his friends is extremely fit. “Oh yeah, I’d like to be […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Got stuff to do that you hate doing? You’re not alone. Procrastination kills productivity for millions of people. Follow these surprisingly enjoyable steps and you’ll actually look forward to tasks that were painfully avoided just last week. One of my biggest personal challenges has been planning–and all the time-consuming details that go with it. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
If you want to become more successful as an entrepreneur or in your career, you can start by making a habit of talking and thinking more like the people you know or read about who are already successful. Here are some phrases you’ll never hear a successful person say: 1. “We can’t do that.” One […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Have you ever stood before an audience, uncertain whether you are truly connecting with them? Or, have you spoken to an employee who appears to be getting the message–but whose actions later tell another story? To you, it’s simple: Communicate your thoughts and the facts quickly and concisely and anyone will understand. Not true. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.