Staying Calm in the Midst of Chaos

Chaos. Everything is crashing down around you. Your life feels like the second half of Titanic when the ship is sinking but also on fire. What do you do? How do you stay calm? Try Grounding In mindfulness circles, “grounding” is the process of “getting back to what’s real.” Ask yourself, realistically, ‘What’s the worst […]

Do You Feel Powerless Over Yourself and Your Life?

When you can acknowledge how powerful you are, you will finally have power over your life. When you are feeling powerless, it is because you have lost sight of your power, you have given away to others, or you lack the confidence to embrace your own strength and capacity. If you are feeling powerless in […]

Financial Concerns for New Entrepreneurs

One of the biggest reasons people talk themselves out of being an entrepreneur is money, or lack thereof.  And then there are those who go all in but with limited resources.  They immediately feel the pressures to succeed, and succeed fast, because time and money are in short supply.  Especially in the beginning phase of […]

Are You Overthinking Too Much in Your Life?

Have there been times in your life where you’ve felt like the simplest decisions and tasks become high-pressure situations? Many people feel like absolutely every decision they face is a high-pressure situation; they overthink everything they do, are filled with anxiety, and find it incredibly difficult to make even the simplest decisions, like what to […]

Creating a Personal Development Plan

You’ve probably heard the saying before, “If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail.” However, even understanding that comment, we often forget about it in our personal lives. Most of the time, we apply that type of rational thought to our work life while sadly forgetting that planning our personal development is also […]

Boost Your Productivity with These Essential Time Management Skills

If you’re looking to become more productive with your time, then you have to understand that you need to make constant and never-ending improvements to the way that you work. Fortunately, there are many time management skills that you can improve that will help you become more productive. Here are several essential time management skills […]

Achieving Self-Awareness and Its Benefits

What Is Self-Awareness? Essentially, it’s knowing the state of your internal self, your intuitions, preferences, resources, and skills. Really, it’s about knowing that there is one thing you control in this life and it’s your perception of your world. It’s much easier to navigate difficult and unexpected situations when you are in tune with your […]

Emotional Maturity

Without a doubt, emotions are one of the most powerful responses that any person can have. Emotions influence our thought processes, hence affecting our overall wellbeing. Emotional maturity is the ability to understand and effectively manage your full range of emotional responses in a manner that sustains good health. In the quest for self-improvement, having […]

Do You Need Dedication or Direction to Be a Successful Entrepreneur?

The short answer is you need both.  You are going to need a bottomless supply of both dedication and direction if you are planning on being a successful solo entrepreneur.  The problem is, we tend to confuse the two and end up relying on one more than the other and this can have disastrous results. […]

Focus and Endurance for Your Career

In any activity or endeavor, it is important to build endurance. Endurance can be defined as the ability to remain dedicated to the task at hand and bring it successfully to conclusion. Some call it fortitude, others call it strength or stamina. No matter what you call it, though, endurance is the ability to persevere […]

Increase Your Productivity with These Daily Habits

Everybody wants to get more done and feel like they accomplished something at the end of the day. While there are millions of different tips for productivity out there, you can increase your productivity levels by changing a few daily habits. Here’s how you can improve your productivity by changing the following daily habits. Arrive […]

Being Grateful for Your Successes

It is easy to expect success, as if being successful was a right instead of a privilege and a gift. The problem with expecting to succeed is that, without more, the self-absorption of that expectation can slowly and subtly poison everything around you. True success is earned, and when it arrives it should be, and […]

Do You Keep Expectations Low So You Won’t Suffer Disappointment?

There’s a certain amount of fear that coexists with owning a business, or even just running the daily business of life. Typically, an entrepreneur sets goals for their business – their individual expectations for growth and income. That’s great! As an entrepreneur, you’ll need a way to measure your progress and make adjustments along the […]

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 […]

Your 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. […]

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 […]

Overcoming Negative Beliefs that Limit Your Achievements

Do you ever feel like something is holding you back from accomplishing a dream or goal that you have? That little voice in your head that makes you question what you want to do and you end up talking yourself out of doing it? And in the end, you justify why you can’t or shouldn’t […]

Cultivate Your Creativity

Creativity can be elusive. It’s not something that you can summon at will. When it happens, it strikes like lightning. Yet, like lightning, it can be maddeningly unpredictable. However, because creativity is an essential element of a successful business mindset, it is necessary to understand the creative process and how you, the business owner, can […]

Styles of Leadership

Any effective leader will create an inspiring vision that their team or followers can share, motivate their team or followers to work toward that vision, bring together team members with varying skill sets to effectively work together, and deliver on their vision through the cooperation of their follow-ship. Understanding your style of leadership, what kind […]

Success in Business Requires Flexibility

There is nothing more stifling to success than rigid thinking. Rigid thinking leads to rigid behaviors, and rigid behaviors lead to dead ends, blind alleys, and creative cul de sacs. In other words, while there is a certain amount of comfort to routine, too much routine can choke off all chances that you will be […]

A Growth Mindset and Business Success

So, you may be asking yourself “What exactly is a growth mindset?” Well, a growth mindset is an actual, demonstrable psychological phenomenon. It turns out that many long-term successful individuals possess certain characteristics that they share with other long-term successful individuals. This set of characteristics has been termed a “growth mindset”. Now, some people, who […]

Constructive Ways To Deal With A Challenge

Life would be boring without challenges, even if you wish for just a day without some type of complication. However, just because you face difficult times doesn’t mean you won’t overcome them. It doesn’t matter whether you face challenges in your personal life, relationships, or career, it’s common to plunge into fight-or-flight mode and run […]

Having A Vision For Your Professional Success

When it comes to survival, we are visual animals. As a species, our eyesight is our most developed sense. We have stereoscopic sight that can detect a wide variety of colors and shading. This, in turn, lets us see easily see patterns and movement. These combined abilities allowed us to avoid becoming dinner while trying […]

6 Key Steps to Develop Your Personal Power

Gaining personal power is something you must want and work for, not something that will magically happen because you want it. Your personal power comes from inside you, not from external sources, jobs, or titles. Learning how to generate and keep your personal power, then, is a lifelong process. Learning to cultivate and own your […]

Find Your Strengths And Choose Your Success

Everyone gets to various points in their life where they must do an evaluation to determine which direction to go. If you really want to be successful, you’ll need to take some time to really consider each choice and how it will affect you, not only today, but in the future, even 10 years from […]

Constructive Ways to Deal with Failure

What do you do when things just don’t work in your favor? You may have tried something or many things, but for whatever reason failure has plagued you. It’s ok to fail at something. We all do and have at some point. Everyone is different, and not everything is meant for everyone. However, this doesn’t […]





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