Big goals breed big results. To achieve massive success, you need both the foresight to plan ten years into the future and the tenacity to take action on those plans every single day.
You’ve had the appointment set for weeks. Your secretary even called yesterday to confirm it. But sure enough, within an hour of the meeting’s scheduled start time, your phone dings.
Can we reschedule?
I love a good discount. Nothing satisfies me more than whipping out a coupon I’ve had stashed in my wallet or getting up to the register to see my purchase ring up with a surprise 10% off. Discounts are the best!
…Except when it comes to your business.
Even if you have the greatest product in the world, it’s not going to sell itself. On the flip side, you might have a useless product but be able to sell it like hotcakes. Of course, that’s not what we advocate for, but it just goes to show that oftentimes, it’s not the product but the salesman that determines success.
It’s 2 p.m. when you start to feel it.
Your brain seems to shift into a lower gear and that empty corner of your office starts looking like an awfully tempting spot to stretch out for a five-minute snooze. But there’s work to be done, so you do what millions of professionals all over the world do every day: head to the break room for another cup of coffee.
But does having one more cup of the delicious caffeinated drink really help you out, or do more harm than good?
The other day I came across one of the most compelling TED Talks I've seen.
In it, researcher and author Brené Brown discusses vulnerability: specifically, how having a healthy relationship with it makes us better people.
As Mark Twain famously said, “there is no such thing as a new idea.”
Twain theorized that we simply take old ideas that have been around as long as humankind and rearrange them in new ways. The entrepreneurs you’ll meet below probably wouldn’t disagree.
Want to get over your fear of public speaking? I’m not going to tell you to picture the audience in their underwear.
These days it seems like every successful person seems to have a virtual assistant. Someone to manage your schedule, respond to emails and take the tedious work off your plate… it sounds like a dream come true!
Hiring a virtual assistant could be the best decision you’ll ever make—or the worst.