Life would be grand if we only did what our fleeting hearts wanted to do, each moment of the day. Unfortunately, the laundry, taxes and difficult conversations would never get done.
Following your passion can be a tough thing… but figuring out what that passion is can be even more elusive.
One of the keys to happiness — as well as productivity and effectiveness at work — is finding work you love, that you’re passionate about. Work you want to do, instead of just have to do.
There are a lot of people who read self-improvement blogs and books, but never put them into action. Are you one?
To truly tap into your creative nature, you only have to realize one thing…
What an extremely tough thing for teens to figure out: What should you do with your future?
When people consider a particular goal, they often worry about the time commitment: ‘If I start a business now, it could take years to make it profitable.’ Such thoughts reveal a total misunderstanding of the nature of time.
When a problem is large or complex and the optimal solution is unclear, here’s how to begin making progress towards a solution even though you can’t visualize the entire path.
Let’s say you are sitting at your desk, with something to write, and you notice some anxiety… and an urge to go instead to one of your...
Timeboxing is a simple time management technique you can use to take control of your time.
Let’s say you have an agenda, and every time one of you wandered off the agenda, you forced yourself to get back on it. Would the conversation be better or worse, with a set outcome?
Often we’re discouraged because of some tough challenge or obstacle in our way. But a shift in mindset, courtesy of a Zen proverb, can change everything: The obstacle is the path.
The problem isn’t capturing our creativity, as individual inspiration is a steady pulse that beats within us all. The problem is keeping those embers hot once we have them in our grasp.
Reading teaches us a lot, but it’s in the actual doing of things that we do our real learning.
Keep refreshing your goals in your mind, so you think about them often. Here are some ways to do just that.
I’ve been stuck in a job I hate, and I felt imprisoned, trapped doing work that bored me while following orders of others and helping them achieve their goals.
I’ve been working online full time for almost 10 years, since age 19. I’ve had a lot of failures and a lot of successes. There is no better way to learn how to succeed than to learn from someone who has already done it.
It’s the lack of starting that kills most tasks and projects.
When I wrote the first words of my blog, more than five years ago, I had no idea those few keystrokes would change my life.
This advice is geared towards small business owners, particularly people who are just starting (or about to start) their own business.