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How’s Your Journey Going?

Published on September 29, 2015, by in News.

The life of the business owner is one of adventure and journey. Learning how to navigate that journey for the most positive experience possible is all part of the adventure. Learn more about that adventure and 4 ways you are living the life in today's article. 


Read the full article here: 4 ways entrepreneurs live the hero's journey


Helping Hand

Published on September 29, 2015, by in Commentary.

We all need a bit of a helping hand at leadership from time to time. We tend to go it alone and roll the dice to see what will happen next. But this is not a good way of doing things. Learn inspiration from the best and how to be awesome at everything you do…even leading your very first business.

This TED talk will help you do just that. And it will do more. It will truly inspire you to pursue the great things and to push on. Have a look and be inspired today.

Watch: Learning to be awesome


Translating Culture

Published on September 28, 2015, by in News.

With the internet as a viable source of business transactions, one thing you ought to be aware of more and more in your day to day operations is the necessity of understanding culture and international business dealings a bit more. Take a look at today's article to help orient yourself to all of these things. 


Read the full article here: When Culture Doesn't Translate


Set the Tone on the First Day

Published on September 28, 2015, by in Commentary.


Setting the tone for your business week each and every single Monday morning should be an essential aspect of your day. There is nothing better than coming in and settling your mind down to the task that is in front of you. How do you go about doing it? Do you have a ritual that prepares you for the week ahead. Whether it is getting a class in at your favorite gym or heading to that special coffee shop for just the right type of coffee.

Whatever that ritual is, you need to embrace it and use it for the sake of growing your business and your clientele. One thing you can do, if you find yourself hard pressed to figure out what that ritual really is, is to take a look at today's blog entry that will detail the morning rituals of Tim Ferriss. 

Tim Ferriss is an entrepreneur who has made it a habit to study ritual, what works and what does not, and how to get ahead in business. Learn from him today so that you can see what he does to get his mind in the game early on in the week. And after you are done here, begin considering how you can form your own work ritual. 


Read the full article here: 5 morning rituals that help you win the day



Published on September 28, 2015, by in News.

One way of expanding the reach of your business is through building a solid network. Networking is not dead, and it's one of the best and easiest ways to not only build your business, but also to branch out into unforeseen avenues of business. Learn to leverage the power of your network for the sake of your company's future.


Read the full article here: Why networking is still crucial


Doing it 4 Hours at a Time

Published on September 25, 2015, by in Commentary.

Tim Ferriss' book on the 4-Hour Work Week is famous. It really is known around the world as an innovative way of running a business and getting things done. 

At the heart of Ferriss' discussion is the issue of outsourcing one's life and work. This can be easily done by working with the many resources readily available via internet resources and overseas. Now, you may not be entirely comfortable with outsourcing, but things have progressed and changed quite a bit in recent times that this is now a viable option to get organized and even accomplish work. 

One of the great nuances of this book is that the more you are prepared and able to outsource work, the more productive you will be. How is this? By outsourcing materials, reports and graphics to overseas workers, you can continue working even when you sleep. By the time you awake the next day, ideally these things should be finished and wrapped up.

There really are a lot of great ideas to be mined from this book. However, if you don't have time to read through it, consider taking a look at this short recap video to help you understand in a concise manner the wealth contained therein. 


Watch: The 4-hour Workweek by Tim Ferriss


The Business Habits You Need

Published on September 25, 2015, by in News.

Running your own business can always be a bit of a daunting task. However, learning the disciplines that other business leaders have utilized in their own successful bids for career advancement and business success is always helpful. Take a look at these great habits from some of the most successful CEOs in the business landscape today.


Read the full article here: 30 CEOs reveal the daily habits


Converse Your Way to the Top

Published on September 25, 2015, by in News.

Building and striving for a stronger and better experience in the shaping of your business has much to do with what you think and converse about. The discussions you have in terms of direction and business path are essential to your growth as a business as well as a business owner. 


Read the full article here: 5 conversations that build successful businesses


Better Leadership Means Better Planning

Published on September 24, 2015, by in News.

Write it down. That's what you'll learn in today's article. Write it down and see how that will help you with your planning and forethought about the direction of your business. This is just one bit of advice you'll find in today's article on being a better leader and strategizer. So take a moment to peruse this great article and see how it can help you in your business today. 


Read the full article here: 4 principles for a better life


Keep it Simple

Published on September 24, 2015, by in News.

Learning to communicate with your employees efficiently is a key concept of your leadership. Effective leadership is speaking to people, and not over or beyond them. So take a moment to think through how you communicate and make sure that people are not tuning you out. Take a look at today's article for more help. 


Read the full article here: When overcommunicating can do more harm