3 Hacks To Make Your Mornings More Productive

3 Hacks To Make Your Mornings More Productive

How would you like to start your day off with a burst of productivity? If you can buckle down and get stuff done first thing in the morning, no matter what happens the rest of the day you will have made progress in your business. Having highly productive mornings 5 days a week is easier…

Failure is Your Friend

Failure is Your Friend

There is a lot of talk out there about success. Do a quick search about any business related subject and you’re sure to come up with a slew of content that, in some way, talks about or discusses success. Search Amazon using the word “success”. What are your search results going to be? Hundreds and…

A Visualization For Your Success

A Visualization For Your Success

You’ve heard of visualization, right? However, the odds are that because of what you’ve heard you probably don’t have a very good opinion of the entire visualization process. You’re likely lumping visualization into the same category as crystals and dream catchers. That’s a shame. Visualization doesn’t deserve the bad rap it’s received. The first thing…

Do You Need To Love Your Work?

Do You Need To Love Your Work?

We’ve all heard that one of the keys to success and happiness is to follow your passion. The idea here is that if you do something that you love to do as a means to make a living, your enthusiasm will inevitably rub off on others. They will then begin to see what you do…

Being Mindful Of Your Professional Worth

Being Mindful Of Your Professional Worth

Experience is a great teacher. Each day, all of our lives are jam packed with numerous experiences. A lot of these experiences are everyday occurrences. Others are less common. Occasionally, some are so unique that they are literally life changing. However, whether the experience is mundane or out of this world, it offers us a…

Professional Success Requires Personal Confidence

Professional Success Requires Personal Confidence

Nothing succeeds like success, right? Sure. However, true success comes from confidence and confidence, in turn, comes from success. They each revolve around the other in the ultimate symbiotic relationship. However, this is not a “what came first, the chicken or the egg?” kind of proposition. Confidence definitely precedes success in the order of appearance….

Use Competition To Your Advantage

Use Competition To Your Advantage

The world is built, to some extent, on the concept of competition. Everything living competes for specific resources that are needed to grow, thrive and outperform ecological rivals. Sunlight, space, water and nutrients are utilized to fullest extent by the smallest to largest creatures wherever they are found and in whatever quantities. As human beings,…

The Risk-Taking Business Person Wins In The End

The Risk-Taking Business Person Wins In The End

We’ve all heard the old saying “nothing ventured, nothing gained”. Like most old sayings, there’s a strong element of truth in those words. At the risk of following one old saying with another, without risk there is not, and cannot be, any reward. There is an element of chance inherent in every venture and unless…

Taking Responsibility For Both The Good And Bad

Taking Responsibility For Both The Good And Bad

This one is fairly straightforward. President Harry Truman had a sign on his desk that said “The buck stops here”. What he meant by that was, as President, he did not have the option to pass the buck when it came to mistakes or failure. He was the boss and the buck stopped getting passed…

Professional Success Requires Persistence

Professional Success Requires Persistence

Ok, let’s talk about persistence. For starters, how many old sayings, aphorisms and clichés are there about persistence? The early bird gets the worm. Slow and steady wins the race. If at first you don’t succeed, try again. If life gives you lemons make lemonade. The list goes on and on. The reason that there…

Be Accepting Of Yourself While Striving For Greatness

Be Accepting Of Yourself While Striving For Greatness

There is absolutely no way for you to be successful and reach your goals until you accept who you are as an individual. You have to like yourself and what you do before anyone else will like you. The world detects how you feel about yourself and often simply shares the opinion you have about…