Yearly Archives: 2015

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Brain Rules Book Review

By | March 18th, 2015|Categories: Achievement, Books, Entrepreneurship, Personal Productivity, Tips & Tricks|

Brain rules by John Medina is a book about the modern scientific understanding of how the brain learns and performs, and what we might do to improve it. The basic take away is: we, as humans, have set up our schools and places of business in an way that's not in alignment with how the [...]

5 Distractions and How To Overcome Them

By | March 12th, 2015|Categories: Entrepreneurship, Featured, Personal Productivity, Time Management, Tips & Tricks|

Does this scenario sound familiar to anyone? You're a busy professional with multiple clients and/or projects. You consider yourself highly productive and able to multitask. You painstakingly plan out your day on a calendar. You've got the calendar synced with multiple mobile devices so that you can access your master plan at any moment. You [...]

Inspired To Start A Blog? Learn What Makes These Five Bloggers Successful

By | February 18th, 2015|Categories: Blogging|

For this post, I set out to find people who started a blog and went on to do well; and I asked them about their story.  What inspired them?  What traits helped them?  What circumstances helped them? The results of my search were interesting. Many common themes emerged among their stories, and it reminded me [...]

Five Strategies to Manage Your Self Control / Discipline Conundrum

By | February 11th, 2015|Categories: Achievement, Global, Personal Productivity|

One of the foundations of the self-improvement movement is self-determinism: the act of determining your future through your own efforts by exercising self-control and discipline. Inspiring stories of legendary self-determinists, such as athletes and successful entrepreneurs, are all around us; constantly reminding us of our own shortcomings. I can hear the scripts being read now: [...]

Did You Get Your #HDW Badge Today?

By | February 4th, 2015|Categories: Career, Philosophy, Society|

Imagine with me for a minute, that we live in the future where society's highest value is an honest day's work... ...not overachieving, or ingenuity, or intelligence, or finding loopholes... ...just the ability to sit at the end of your day and feel tired, but satisfied that you gave your best effort to make something [...]