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8 Powerhouse Energy Secrets Every Nine-to-Fiver Should Know

It never works, does it? That one tactic you’re sure will finally energize you all the way from nine to five. Like sleeping. We’ve all heard the advice — sleep eight hours at night, and you’ll feel awake and energetic all day. So you set your alarm for 6:00 am. You got in bed at 10:00 pm. And you lay there worrying about that deadline you’d never meet. That argument you’d never win. That credit card you’d never pay off. Now it’s midnight. So much for your eight hours. Can you really get up and do it all again today? You pack your protein shake and energy bar. You tell yourself you should just be glad to have a job. But you’re really wondering if […]

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Facing the truth is hard but something you need to do to succeed

There are only two mistakes one can make along the road to truth; not going all the way, and not starting. Buddha It is sometimes very hard to hear the truth especially when it is not what you are hoping to hear. Nobody wants to be told that their lives are a mess because of their own doing? Nobody wants to feel judged, ridiculed and humiliated. Unfortunately, many times that is exactly what some of us need to make the necessary changes in our lives. If hearing the truth is harsh when coming from someone else, how about looking yourself in the mirror and speaking the truth to yourself? How about looking yourself in the eyes and admitting that: a) you are not doing the […]

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Ideas On How To Free Yourself From The Reality Trap

Have you ever been told before to be more realistic? I have spent so much of my life, being told this, especially by those closest to me, and it grates on me every time. It seems like such a harmless phrase, but that simple phrase can kill potential and creativity so quickly, especially to kids. Why do we constantly get told this anyway and especially by those closest to us? Simple, they want to protect us and take care of us; they want us to be safe and to not see us fail. It is often out of love that most people tell us to be more realistic. But despite the fact that this statement can often come from the best intentions, it is actually […]

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3 Keys to Staying Focused & Reaching Your Goals

It’s easy to drift. Life is hectic for all of us and if we’re not intentional about our direction in life we can easily wake up one day and wonder how we got where we are. A common complaint I hear from people, men in particular, is regret over not having done something in their life that they had always wanted or planned to do. It wasn’t their intention not to do it, but they also weren’t intentional enough to make sure it happened. Being able to stay focused on a goal or direction despite all of life’s curveballs is a necessity for success. It’s the people who develop the skill of staying focused no matter what’s happening in their life who are successful. Less […]

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How to be Seen as a Leader at Work and get Promoted Quick

Some people watch it happen. Some people say what happened. And some people make it happen. The world and more importantly your workplace is crying out for people who make it happen. One of the biggest mistakes people make is thinking that leadership is in a title. “I couldn’t do that, that is only for managers or senior people” people often think. I should know, I used to do that myself. Well in order to be seen as a leader or a potential leader, you must act like one. Not then, but now. There is actually a phenomenon called the bystander effect which looks at why people fail to take the lead in situations when others are also present. The research is fascinating. In one […]

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3 Things I Learned from Playing Big in Life

Chances are that most of us at one stage or another have found ourselves at a pivotal crossroad in our lives. Which way to turn? We have all been there. Over-thinking a decision into oblivion and flinging ourselves into a tailspin. The analytical mind whips us into a frenzy and we let our ego run wild off its leash. The human mind has a tendency to speed ahead with its I-Know-What’s-Best-For-Me-Thanks-Very-Much attitude. Yet when we think we know best, we dump the entire weight of the decision making process onto our shoulders. We get stuck on the How instead of the Why. I’m currently facing a huge decision with regards to my career. Having recently quit my job of 10 years I am dipping my […]

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The Theory of Scarcity and How It Can Change Your Life

There is a theory in economics called the theory of scarcity which basically discusses that there is limited availability of certain resources at any point in time. This basically dictates that due to the limited resource, it also means a limited number of goods can be created. This theory of scarcity exists for our lives as well. In any one moment of time, we have a limited amount of resources at our disposal: A limited amount of TIME A limited amount of MONEY A limited amount of KNOWLEDGE What we choose to do with these three resources ultimately dictates the success we have in our lives. To truly create a successful and wealthy life you need to focus your efforts on finding ways to get […]

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Haters Gonna Hate (And What you Can Do About It)

You’ve got a dream, and it’s a big one. Maybe you want to quit your job, get a promotion, get married, or conceive the next great paper cup innovation. Whatever it is, it’s so exciting you just have to share it with everyone. So you do. But along with smiles and nods come scowls and awkward looks. Turns out not everyone’s as excited as you are about your dream. Some people don’t like your idea, others don’t think you’ll succeed, and still more dish out advice you didn’t ask for. Congratulations, you’ve met the haters. Why Haters Hate Haters are the people you wish you’d never talked to, the ones who make you feel inadequate. They criticize your dreams and ideas. They erode your confidence. […]

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The 3 Sure Ways to Avoid Business Juggling

Being a Solopreneur, or having to run a Small Business by yourself, Without the help of employees or associates can be very hard on your time. You spend the whole day extinguishing fires and trying to get some money producing work in the mean time.  Certainly is a treat that almost every one person business faces. But it doesn’t have to be this way. I have been working for my own since 5 years ago, and sometimes it has been very overwhelming to do the work of 4 or 5 people every day. Especially when you start getting more clients and you need to deliver to them in time. Here, I’ll share with you what I do to avoid being caught in this constant juggling […]

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The One Trick That Will Help You Become Wealthy

Do you want to know how to become wealthy? Who doesn’t? I’ve done a little searching recently for just how to become wealthy. The results surprised even me. Some of the results I found were along the lines of live within your means, save and invest, etc. Basically all of the typical stuff you already know and hear. But one thing I learned but rarely ever hear about is the ultimate key to becoming wealthy: changing your viewpoint. What Does Changing Your Viewpoint Mean? What exactly do I mean by changing your viewpoint? I simply mean to stop looking for short-term solutions or answers and start looking at long-term solutions or answers. Here are two examples to help further explain this: When many people go […]

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