Determine Whether Working With a Friend is a Good Idea

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Business Tips, Startup

Wednesday, August 21st, 2019

Determine Whether Working With a Friend is a Good Idea

There’s no way to sugarcoat this; starting a business is no easy task. You wear multiple hats; you’re continually building clients, don’t forget networking. If you’ve built many businesses, as an entrepreneur — you understand the very real possibility of failure. But how do you determine whether working with a friend is a good idea? […]

The Science Behind Procrastination and How You’ll Beat It

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Productivity

Monday, August 12th, 2019

The Science Behind Procrastination and How You’ll Beat It

I had every intention to crank this article out immediately following my morning routine. Already had the material put together in an outline, and I’d put it in my calendar to-do-list. I kept dragging my feet on writing the piece all morning. Even worse, while I’m usually a pro at blocking out distractions, I was […]

Be Productive During Your Summer Slump

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Productivity, Time Management

Friday, August 9th, 2019

Be Productive During Your Summer Slump

It’s long been known as a fact, that productivity at work plummets during the summer — especially in July and August. A study by Captivate Office Pulse found that during the summer, productivity decreases by 20 percent. Additionally, attendance drops by 19 percent and work turnaround time increase by 13 percent. There are several reasons […]

Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive: 10 Ways to Get There

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Productivity

Thursday, August 1st, 2019

Positive Work Cultures Are More Productive: 10 Ways to Get There

It’s no secret that positive work cultures are more productive. That’s because these types of environments lead to more creative, happy, and collaborative employees. Research has even found that happy employees work harder and smarter. If positive work cultures are more productive, how can you establish a more positive work environment? Well, here are ten […]

The Pros and Cons of Using Multiple Planners and Calendars

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Tuesday, July 30th, 2019

The Pros and Cons of Using Multiple Planners and Calendars

There’s more to your life than just being an entrepreneur. You may be a parent, on a board of directors, a great friend, and an avid Marvel fan. As such, it’s a constant battle to juggle running your business and making the most out of your personal life. That’s why so many of us live […]

Rules of Time Management are Different for CEOs and Employees

Rules of Time Management are Different for CEOs and Employees

Leaders and their employees have different concepts of time. What’s important to one party is not always a priority to the other. Innocent miscommunications can lead to unnecessary strife, missed deadlines, and unintended insults. Varied time management is critical for CEOs to learn, so they respect the time of their employees without undervaluing their own. […]

7 Reasons Reminders Are Crucial Before Meetings

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Meetings, Productivity

Friday, July 12th, 2019

7 Reasons Reminders Are Crucial Before Meetings

Every time I book a trip, I receive a useful reminder, like when my flight departs or when to check in. Since I’m a planner, I already have this information down pat. It’s still nice to ensure everything’s in order. There have been times when life has gotten in the way. An appointment, event, essential […]

5 Ways to Make Your Webinars More Conversational

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Calendar

Thursday, July 11th, 2019

5 Ways to Make Your Webinars More Conversational

When done correctly, webinars are a tired and true way to engage, inform, and generate quality leads for your organization. And, while there are plenty of resources available that can guide you in creating an effective webinar, most gloss over an important detail; your webinar needs to be conversational to make it an unforgettable and […]

Stop Raising Capital

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Startup

Monday, July 1st, 2019

Stop Raising Capital

I’ve lived in Silicon Valley for quite some time. I’ve made my millions and bought and sold several different companies. What I’ve learned over the years, however, is that the most substantial companies I’ve built haven’t raised a penny. Because of this, I’d strongly encourage people to stop selling everything they own just to relocate […]

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