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How to Keep Going as an Entrepreneur When Sh*t gets Tough

Entrepreneurs are a remarkable species: They jump far out of their comfort zone to follow their dreams — even if other people consider them crazy. They do things every day that others are not willing to do — even if nobody understands. They are faced with great uncertainty and sometimes

Personal Growth, Thought Leadership

8 Meta-Habits to Make 2020 Your Breakthrough Year

This is not a pointless collection of random habits. Most articles that start with phrases like: 10 habits 7 ways 99 things …are a completely random collection of tips that are — if you are lucky — somewhat associated with the thing you are trying to achieve. We love to

Personal Growth, Thought Leadership

How to Increase the Volume of Your Brain and Make Optimal Decisions

Perhaps the biggest myth in Western culture is that we are born with a fixed and intrinsic personality — that who we are when we’re born is who we’ll be when we die. This view is extremely dominant among Baby Boomers, who grew up in homes and with parents who

Personal Growth, Thought Leadership

How to Stop Fearing and Start Loving Criticism

Strategies for converting criticism into valuable lessons when you’re on the receiving end. “Re-examine all you have been told at school or church or in any book, dismiss whatever insults your own soul.” — Walt Whitman People who really make an effort — who put themselves out into the world,

Business, The Marketing Hub

Considering a New Hobby? It Might Help Your Career

Research has found that leisure activities have concrete professional benefits. Goldman Sachs CEO David Solomon spends evenings with the turntables. Adena Friedman, CEO of Nasdaq, swears by Tae Kwon Do and told the BBC it serves as a great reminder that success is in her control. Though time is a more precious resource

Personal Growth, Thought Leadership

Forget About Motivation. Here’s What You Need to Succeed

I’m not highly motivated. I don’t have amazing willpower or self-control. I don’t get up at 6 am to read, meditate, drink a green smoothie, and run 10K. That’s because I don’t believe in motivation. Instead, I’ve built systems and habits that remove my internal drive from the equation. So, whether

Personal Growth, Thought Leadership

Not All Stress Is Bad — How to Take Control of Yours

Exposure to some stress can make you more resilient and teach you how to react to future stressors I can’t walk downtown without passing a hole in the wall that’s being converted into a yoga studio. Every time I visit the app store on my phone, yet another new meditation app is

Personal Growth, Thought Leadership

Fakers are Everywhere: Here is What Should Really Impress You

We attract what we constantly think about. We live in a world that is focused on flash, and not fire. Focused on appearance and not substance. Focused on puffing our chests but not rolling up our sleeves and having guts. It is time for that to change. Now, we all

Personal Growth, Thought Leadership

2 Experiences You Need For Getting To The Next Level

If you’re struggling to be motivated, you need to have at least one of these two types of experiences. In the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, 1776, David McCullough tells the story of John Greenwood, a sixteen-year-old boy who in May of 1775 heard news of Lexington and Concord. The American Revolutionary War

Personal Growth, Thought Leadership

How to Help Hopeless People

Do what you are supposed to do One day a young man, desperate for a job, took a job cleaning out trailer parks. He worked for a temp agency that was staffing a liquidation company. As part of his cleaning duties, he found a CD in the trash. The CD

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