Change is hard. It can be messy, challenging, stressful, and worrisome. Despite these hurdles, trying to ignore change is always worse than facing it head on. In our world, a place where technological innovation occurs at an exponential rate, we can try to put our head in the sand pretending things will go back to the way they were, but that’s just not how life works. Embracing change is the only way to carve out a better future for yourself, both professionally and personally.Read More
Giving gratitude is the right thing to do no matter what, but from a business perspective it's simply good business. If you make your employees happy then your customers will be happy and that makes your business happy. It also can cut down on expensive turnover and improve morale and productivity.Read More
Throughout your day when you catch yourself feeling stressed (or worried about how you’re going to deal with the inevitable stress), take a moment to breath and come back to your relaxed state. Remember the feeling of relaxation you were able to achieve when meditating when you need to throughout the day.Read More
When I was a child, my mother placed a plaque above my bed that read, “Don’t tell your daughter to marry a doctor or lawyer. Tell her to be one.”Read More
The same foods that cause obesity and heart disease are equally bad for your brain.Read More
Trying to balance everything in our lives just stresses us out more. The key to happiness is more about creating work-life harmony.Read More
These three lessons from those who have been there can show you the best way out.Read More
Do you see the person that you are to the outside world or do you see your inner self? Many times we go through life separating who we are in our professional and personal life. We can find ourselves being one type of person at work, a different person with our family, with our friends or even maybe when we are by ourselves.Read More
These four tips can help keep your customers happy and loyal.Read More
Channel your inner wild animal for greater focus at work.
Followers--not only leaders--are the foundation for success in every business.Read More
Research confirms that monotasking--and not multitasking--is the secret to getting things done.Read More
Whether I’m painting, writing, or playing a new song on the guitar, I’ve always found peace and solace in the arts. But like most creative people, there have often been times where I simply can’t find the inspiration to put paint to paper, or pick to strings. As someone who values work-life harmony and building bliss in all spheres of my life, it can be particularly difficult when my creative outlets feel less accessible.Read More
The New York Times recently reported how many companies, brand ambassadors, celebrities, and even journalists purchased "fake" Twitter followers as a means to inflate their social media numbers. Many claimed to be pressured by social media firms, but the results were a PR black-eye that could possibly damage their public reputation.Read More
Placing principle over profits can lead to dedicated employees and customer loyalty.Read More
Greek philosophers taught valuable lessons on how to live that are still powerful today to keep us motivated in our business.
Here are my five favorite ancient words of wisdom and how you could utilize them for today:Read More
Have you ever found yourself feeding off of someone else’s negative energy? Or, have you found yourself avoiding a person because of the negativity they bring into every conversation.
As humans, we often hold on to negative thoughts and experiences more than the positive ones? Why is that?
No matter what industry or profession you’re in, there will come a time when simply doing the work won’t cut it. If you’re truly in search of professional growth, you have to put yourself in a position where others can see you and hear what you have to offer in the way you want them to. Now more than ever, we have the opportunity to become visible to a large audience by way of the internet and connections we make therein, and it would be unfortunate to miss the opportunity for lack of branding expertise.Read More