Encouraging Ownership Drives Employee Motivation

Productivity

Saturday, March 3rd, 2018

Encouraging Ownership Drives Employee Motivation

As a business leader you already have a full-plate. It’s your responsibility to overcome challenges ranging from changing consumer tastes to remaining compliant. You also need to keep your talented team motivated on a daily basis. While there numerous ways for you to motivate your employees, nothing beats encouraging ownership. In fact, studies have found […]

How to Stay Motivated When No One is Watching

Business Tips

Monday, February 26th, 2018

How to Stay Motivated When No One is Watching

A while back I came across this fascinating video essay entitled “Painting in the Dark: The Struggle for Art in A World Obsessed with Popularity.” In it, Adam Westbrook of Delve focuses on the life and work of Vincent van Gogh. For me the video was intriguing not just because of the art (which is […]

How to Use Online Calendars to Increase Productivity

Productivity

Friday, February 23rd, 2018

How to Use Online Calendars to Increase Productivity

When it comes to productivity, there isn’t one surefire method. We all have our own tricks and hacks that work well for us. But, I have noticed that you can use online calendars to increase productivity. Use only one calendar. Before there were online calendars, it was uncommon for people to use multiple calendars to […]

Why Motivation is About Deciding What Really Matters

Business Tips

Monday, February 19th, 2018

Why Motivation is About Deciding What Really Matters

I remember the first real job I quit. Even though I was recently given a raise and enjoyed my co-workers, I was way too stressed. I was also spending too much time at work and not what really matters to me at the time. I gave everything to that company and I had bigger things […]

How to Maximize Your Efficiency Working From Home

Freelancer

Friday, February 16th, 2018

How to Maximize Your Efficiency Working From Home

Working from home is empowering. It allows you to wake up on your own time, avoid a commute and escape social pressures that might exist in the office. Working from home also provides challenges, though.  You might not be accustomed to working productively in that space. You are on your own more often. And you […]

Managing Projects Over Managing Time

Time Management

Saturday, February 10th, 2018

Managing Projects Over Managing Time

No matter how hard you may try, you can’t control time — but you can manage it a little better. Time passes whether you like it or not. Instead, when we discuss time management, we’re really talking about how we can make the most of the time we have. And, one effective way of doing […]

5 Tips to Improve Communication At Your Company

Business Tips

Friday, February 9th, 2018

5 Tips to Improve Communication At Your Company

One of the most important components of a successful and productive workplace environment is communication. Having well-established communication channels between employees to identify issues and share new ideas is imperative for future growth. Without frequent communication between employees, a company’s workflow can become inefficient, and problems can go unrecognized. As a manager, building a idea […]

Finding Your Motivation After Startup Failure

Startup

Tuesday, February 6th, 2018

Finding Your Motivation After Startup Failure

The journey that entrepreneurs embark on is full of twists and turns. Sometimes you become a success overnight. Other times you have to pivot into something completely different. And, there are times when you stumble along the way and fail. As someone who has experienced failure, I can honestly tell you that it sucks. Not […]

Factors to Determine the Best Calendar Tool for You

Calendar

Monday, January 29th, 2018

Factors to Determine the Best Calendar Tool for You

There’s no shortage of tools that can help you create, edit, and manage your calendar. Whether if it’s booking meetings, receiving event reminders, or keeping your to-do-lists manageable, you’ll need these tools to keep your life in order. But, with so many options out there, how can you find the best calendar tool for you? […]

15 Life Rules to Inspire Motivation

Business Tips

Monday, January 22nd, 2018

15 Life Rules to Inspire Motivation

Ability is what you’re capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it. – Lou Holtz Without motivation it’s kind of tough to reach your full potential. Of course, there are moments in your life where motivation is non-existent. When that happens, you should follow these 15 life rules […]

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