A healthier you is a happier you. And a happier you is a more motivated, confident and successful you. Several studies have proven that physical health and mental health are heavily interconnected. Depression and chronic diseases are linked, heart disease and anger problems are linked, and memory capacity and physical fitness are linked. The research

Mistakes are a part of life and a part of business.  You can’t avoid them all together; however, you can avoid some.  There is a reason we study history.  As we learn from those who went before us, we can prevent ourselves from making the same blunders and poor judgments as them. Take the time

Importance of Personal Motives

Thursday, 17 January 2013 by

You may have many reasons for wanting to start a business right now.  Taking this challenge on at this point in your life won’t be easy.  You have to make sure your motives for wanting to do this are yours and no one else’s.  If you are doing this for someone else, you most likely

Planning VS Implementing

Friday, 09 November 2012 by

You should always be striving to improve yourself and your business.  One way of accomplishing that is through setting goals.  Goals force you to reach farther and farther.  They push your limits and test your resolve.  They keep you moving and prevent you from becoming content with where you are. Most people have goals.  What

Innovation Begins from Within

Wednesday, 03 October 2012 by

  You could be causing your company to flop without realizing it.  Think about your management technique.  Do you go strictly by the book?  Do you enforce specific procedures only because they seem to be doing alright for now?  When was the last time you tried something new?  You may know a lot about business,

Five Points for Team Building

Tuesday, 25 September 2012 by

Five Points for Team Building Success in any company comes through the hard work and determination of its employees.  Having a team that can work together to achieve your goals is irreplaceable.  Whether you are creating a new team or strengthening one that you already have, using these tips will help to enforce good behavior and

When you’re deciding whether to wear jeans to work, you weigh the advantages of being comfortable throughout the day with the disadvantages of looking less professional. When you decide whether to take a sick day, you weigh the advantages of taking a day off to get better against the disadvantages of falling behind at work.

Expanding Your Education

Friday, 21 January 2011 by

Too often, we associate getting an education with attending a formal school or academy. While many great educational experiences occur in places like this, they are hardly exclusive domain. Well-educated individuals know that there are always daily opportunities to learn. Unlike a rigid classroom experience, where assignments are mandated, these real world lessons are left

Developing Skills

Friday, 14 January 2011 by

Developing new skills is a process. Too often, we see the abilities of others and bemoan the fact that we aren’t innately talented like them. This is a fallacy, however, because that person likely had to work hard to master each skill they possess. Though they may make it look effortless, their confidence comes through

Play to Your Strengths

Friday, 12 November 2010 by

The type of people that start businesses are usually the kind of people that like to be in control. They want to control the quality of their products, how the money is budgeted, the way they market, how they sell, and all of the logistics in between. Not only is all of this work impossible

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The Most Important Ingredient of Success

Friday, 08 October 2010 by

“The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.” –Theodore Roosevelt   Just as the best communicators are usually the best listeners, the most successful individuals are those who know how to get along with others. The road to high success is a bumpy one, so it

Wisdom vs. Knowledge

Friday, 10 September 2010 by

When most people think of wise individuals, they think of older folks who have lived full lives. It’s no surprise that we associate wisdom with these individuals, because the hallmark of wisdom is application. Knowledge is information gleaned through study and observation, but it doesn’t necessarily denote a direct benefit to the holder. Wisdom, on

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