Just like toxins in your air, water, or food, toxins in the people around you can cause serious harm–but they don’t come with a warning label. Here’s a rundown of what to look out for so you can keep yourself safe. Toxic people are everywhere, and most of us know at least one or two. […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Do you have what it takes to get through hard times? Here are the traits that help home-based business owners thrive. Regardless of your definition of success, there are, oddly enough, a great number of common characteristics that are shared by successful business people. You can place a check beside each characteristic that you […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
The latest neuroscience research explains exactly how to inspire people to follow where you lead. Almost theories of leadership boil down to a single question: “How can I get people to willingly follow me?” The question is almost always answered: “Use this combination of carrots and sticks.” But what if that basic reward/threat formula […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
Making a habit of pausing and checking in on your performance every Monday can be an invaluable tool that will help you improve your work experience. We live in a society that dreads Mondays. For those in dead-end jobs and feeling a complete lack of engagement, well, Monday mornings can be a sad reminder […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
You don’t have to be born able to execute at a high level. Here’s how you can develop that vital skill. There’s a huge biggest difference between being efficient and being effective. Efficient people are well organized and competent. They check things off their to-do list. They complete projects. They get stuff done. Effective people […]Continue Reading... No Comments.
On a beautiful summer evening, treading water about 500 yards from shore as the sun sank toward the horizon, I realized I was going to drown. It started innocently enough. I was drafted onto a cornhole team without realizing the losers had agreed to swim out to a red crab pot float and back. Of […]Continue Reading... No Comments.