7 Traits of Happy People

Our mind is not on an autopilot towards happy thoughts, serenity or enjoyment. Our autopilot is set on: be safe, be careful, pay attention to all the things that might go wrong, where is the lion, and “can you run fast enough?” Therefore, if you find yourself worrying about the future, searching for reasons why things might not go the way you expect, know that is not your fault, but it can be your merit to change your mind toward positivity and being happy.…

Why Online Degrees Are Perfect for Business Owners

Business owners who wish to gain a higher level of education may be reluctant to do so because they’re too busy actually running their companies every day. But this is where online degree programs can come in handy. Continue reading to learn more about how online degrees can help business owners have the best of both worlds: a career that they love and a great education that will help them achieve more than they thought possible. Online Degree Programs Are Flexible One of the biggest perks of online degree programs is the fact that they’re more flexible than degree programs at brick and mortar colleges.…

10 Tips to Tackle Procrastination

For many people, the number one killer of productivity is procrastination. Putting off projects until the 11th hour is not only bad from a productivity standpoint, but it can also impact the overall quality of your work and set the tone for future work. Here are a few ideas that can help you kick your procrastination habit to the curb. #1: Reevaluate Your Goals Consider what you’re setting out to achieve and the methods you’re using to achieve those goals. If the project isn’t going the way you envisioned it, then it may be time to take a step back and reconsider how you’re achieving your goals and perhaps even the goal itself.…

5 Tips to Earn Respect in the Workplace through Assertiveness

Not being assertive makes it easy for someone to be ignored, taken advantage of—even bullied. However, most people default to passive aggression instead of clear and concise communication. Simply put, being passive-aggressive means we say yes when we want to say no. But this can snowball into indirect expression of hostility toward your coworkers. If you’re after a higher position, antagonizing your peers is the last thing you want to do. Being Assertive When used properly, the right amount of assertiveness can positively impact your career.…

Qualifications and Courses to Invest in This Year

If you’re looking for quick and simple ways to improve your business this year, then one way to go about this could be to invest in some training courses for your employees. With so many different courses and qualifications available, we’ve outlined some of the one’s we think are key to helping you succeed this year. Managerial Training – CMI Courses In order to properly succeed within your organisation, getting your managerial skills up to scratch can be hugely beneficial for your business’ success.…

Why a Business Failure is only the Beginning

It is safe to say that the Western culture as we know it (or at least the generalization of it) revolves around success as the only measure of life. As long as the ultimate result is success, it does not matter how it was achieved, how many people got steamrolled in the process or whether the world became a worse place. You might even say that the modern western culture nurtures a view of the world that might be called psychopathic, or at least sociopathic.…

Never Stop Learning Attitude Leads to the Road to Success

With the increased population on earth, competition in all spheres is also proportionally increasing. People find it more difficult to earn and struggle hard to succeed. Mere survival has become a Himalayan task for many. Even in this challenging scenario, there are people who achieved incredible success in their life; people who started from scratch and became millionaire; people who fulfilled all their dreams and returned significantly to the growth of humanity. Jason Camper, Serial Entrepreneur – photo credit: YouTube.com When you go through their biographies and learn about their story of success, you cannot but wonder about the similarities in their way they have travelled for attaining their final goal.…

Bettering yourself by Learning from the Best

In order to achieve any kind of success, especially business success, one needs to expand their knowledge constantly, acquire new skills on regular basis and do everything in their power to stay on top of their game. A good place to go for advice and insights into how you can better yourself are the most successful business people and entrepreneurs in history. There have been quite a few and while some of them might not have been the best people in the world always, studying what they did and hearing (reading would be the more precise term) what they have to say is always a good idea.…

6 Traits That Make an Efficient Leader

Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington and celebrated British general once said that 50 000 men plus Napoleon equals 100 000 men. What this military mastermind meant by that is that a great leader can make his men significantly more effective. The rule is applicable to the world of modern business. Regardless of your line of work there is nothing that can improve your business as a proper leadership can. However, one question remains unresolved: what is it that makes an efficient leader.…

Morning Rituals for Entrepreneurs to Enjoy Super Productive Days

You may or may not be a morning person, but you do realize the importance of morning rituals; after all, they do set the tone for the rest of your day. For entrepreneurs who would rather plan than stumble and rush away, hoping for yet another less-stressful more-productive day, this is what Steve Liefschultz has to offer in terms of advice. No More “Snooze” Wouldn’t the whole system kind of collapse if everyone, from government officials and CEOs to entrepreneurs, continued to sleep in?…