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7 Tips On How To Overcome Procrastination Everyday

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Are you finding out that you need to learn how to overcome procrastination? Procrastination is as bad as it sounds. Do you always put off what you have to do until the last minute, panic right before the deadline, or put yourself in an emotional rollercoaster almost every week? The causes for this kind of behaviour are many and they can be very private. They can range from fear of failure to simple laziness. The good news is that you can overcome this behavior if you decide to. It might feel hard in the beginning but you can succeed if you really work on it. You just need to decide that those days of procrastination are over and that you are going to take a week […]

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How to Set Personal SMART Goals To Succeed

You might have already heard about personal SMART goals. This mnemonic acronym stands for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, and Time-sensitive (with some variations being used), and is considered to be based on Peter Drucker’s management by objectives. Drucker defended that a company can only achieve its goals if their objectives are clear and possible to be monitored. Despite the fact that this method has been first published in 1981 by George T. Doran, many companies have yet to come to understand how to put it into practice. But it isn’t only companies which can improve themselves with it. SMART can also be used to set personal goals in a way that will keep us motivated and able to find out how much time, money and […]

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How to Get Ready Faster in the Morning (and Stay Organized)

We all have those days where we simply cannot get out of bed in the morning. But the alarm clock still sounds no matter how tired we may be. And although playing hooky from work sounds fun in theory, eating Ramen for the next two weeks does not. If you crave a few extra minutes to sleep in, shave some time off of your morning routine. These helpful tips will make getting ready in the morning a little bit faster and a lot less stressful. Be Prepared Cutting down on your morning routine means starting ahead. Remember when you were in elementary school and your mom would lay out your outfit the night before? Yes, mom was right (as usual); having little things like that […]

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8 Things You Didn’t Know There Was an App For

We live in a strange world. With technology evolving at a rate never before seen in human history, we now carry pieces of metal, plastic and glass in our pocket that can connect us to friends, family and loved ones all across the world. With the click of a few buttons, we can access information on almost any topic without the need of a book, a library or even a computer. Yes, the smartphone has made our lives much easier, but there are many things that your phone can do that you might not be aware of. From monetizing various aspects of your daily routine to helping you find fish on the lake, there is an app for almost everything. Take a look at these […]

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4 Things Experts Do to Learn Faster Than You

Let’s learn how to play Bizaroo. The fictional game invented by me, five minutes ago. How would you start? Your first attempt would naturally be followed by immediate failure and maybe amused laughter from experienced onlookers. We would then probably say,”Wow! It’s hard”, followed by a healthy dose of self deprecation. From there we would seek some help, and it would definitely be useful. As long as you don’t have some serious mental handicap, most people would experience a lot of initial growth. Then eventually a plateau. More than likely a plateau that lasts most of their lives. Quick basic skill acquisition and than long period of plateaus are the norm for most people learning anything. Plateaus are where dreams of mastery go to die. […]

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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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Does Working From Home Really Work?

Every side has its own arguments when it comes to working or not working from home. But if the boss and the employee alike take a look at this issue from the eyes of the other person, they can sooner find a suitable and pleasing outcome for both sides. More and more people demand flexibility in their lives or look for a work-life balance. Companies started to listen, allowing staff to work from home either permanently or a few days per week. But there is still some tension between employees and their bosses, when speaking about home office. Employees: The bright side to “home office” I feel comfortable and relaxed: You generally feel best while at home so doing work from home can make you […]

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9 simple steps to becoming an assassin

There you are, sitting at your computer, cranking out a great report or blog post. Then suddenly it hits you, the dreaded distraction. Now you can’t seem to concentrate. That YouTube video of fighting ninja cats becomes more important than finishing your work. You fight to stay on course, but the struggle is just too much. Unfocused and scattered thoughts are perhaps the most annoying type of distraction. They pop into your mind without warning. Leaving low production in their wake. Sometimes these thoughts can constantly invade your mind. That’s when you have to become an assassin, a distraction assassin that is. You don’t have to be Jason Bourne or Le Femme Nikka to accomplish this. No guns or fancy hand-to-hand combat required. All you […]

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5 Secrets For Becoming More Productive

Our lives are filled with stress. Spending long hours at work, in traffic, never having enough time to eat properly and then coming home exhausted to drop on the couch and turn on the television. This is the daily routine for a large percentage of the people on this planet. It sometimes feels as if there is not enough time to do anything. People want to accomplish many things, but the general perception is that there is a lack of time. It is as if the 24 hours in a day weren’t sufficient, but 30 or even 40 hours in a day would be more appropriate. Despite living in an era, which is more prosperous than any in history, people seem to keep on getting […]

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5 Easy Ways to Improve your Mental Clarity

You turn on the TV and you are bombarded with images and stories of disaster and tragedy from around the world, you are getting 100 emails a day, your finances need attention and you still haven’t fixed the leak in your bathroom. With modern life pulling us in so many different directions, coupled with a connection to so many people across so many platforms it is becoming increasingly challenging to keep our mental faculties working at their absolute best. With that in mind, it is essential that we give our brain a fighting chance. If you had a beautiful Lamborghini, would you drive it for hundreds of miles before it finally died on you? Of course you wouldn’t, you would refuel it, check the oil […]

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