How to Balance Helping Others With Getting Stuff Done

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Productivity

Saturday, May 25th, 2019

How to Balance Helping Others With Getting Stuff Done

Whether you’re helping a co-worker, volunteering, or lending your best friend a hand, helping others with their projects feels pretty amazing. That’s because when you donate to a charity, for example, the mesolimbic system of the brain — which is responsible for feelings of reward — is triggered. Your brain also releases feel-good chemicals that […]

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Guide to a Distraction Free Workplace as a Freelancer

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Productivity

Friday, May 10th, 2019

Guide to a Distraction Free Workplace as a Freelancer

As a freelancer, you need copious amounts of discipline and focus. But as someone who naturally finds it challenging to stay on-task, is it possible to develop the right rhythms and processes to carve out a successful career? Having a distraction free workplace as a freelancer may seem impossible. Today we will teach you how […]

Practical Ideas for Increasing Exposure in Crowded Niches

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Marketing

Thursday, April 25th, 2019

Practical Ideas for Increasing Exposure in Crowded Niches

The internet has lowered the threshold for entrepreneurship and removed many of the barriers to entry that previously existed in certain markets. This has led to an influx of new ventures in certain industries, leaving crowded spaces with lots of unique challenges. Chief among them is the challenge of increasing exposure for your brand. Why […]

8 Ways You Can Reduce Wasted Time in Meetings

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Meetings

Wednesday, April 24th, 2019

8 Ways You Can Reduce Wasted Time in Meetings

Several years ago I remember reading that Lorraine Twohill, the head of marketing at Google, has 20 meetings a day. If I was drinking something I would have spit it out like a clichéd cartoon character. After all, that just sounds impossible. However, I’ve learned since then that this is feasible as long as stop […]

How Wasting Time Will Make You More Productive

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Time Management

Friday, April 12th, 2019

How Wasting Time Will Make You More Productive

I’ve been staring at this screen for what seems like an hour. Instead of cranking out this article, I check the lineup for my fantasy baseball team, started reading a Teddy Roosevelt biography, watched a couple of Ted Ed videos, and now, I’m looking out the window. Yeah. I’m wasting a lot of time right […]

How to Ensure Social Media Mistakes Don’t Ruin Your Startup

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Marketing

Monday, April 8th, 2019

How to Ensure Social Media Mistakes Don’t Ruin Your Startup

Since the beginning of my entrepreneurial pursuits, I’ve used social media to gain a following for both my personal brand and the startups I’ve developed. The investment of time in developing your social media presence can be all-consuming, even with great tools and automation. However, the return is well worth it in the form of […]

Don’t Make These 8 Disastrous Leadership Mistakes

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Business Tips

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Don’t Make These 8 Disastrous Leadership Mistakes

Regardless if you’ve been in a leadership role for decades or just recently become a leader, you have what seems like the weight of the world on your shoulders. Whether it’s putting out fires, motivating your team, or achieving positive outcomes — the only way you’ll be successful is by avoiding these eight disastrous leadership […]

How You’re Wasting Time in Excel (and What to Do About It)

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Business Tips

Tuesday, February 26th, 2019

How You’re Wasting Time in Excel (and What to Do About It)

Most of us use Excel for at least one purpose in our jobs or our daily lives. It originated the idea of digital spreadsheets and remained one of the best spreadsheet apps available to the public. With it, you can keep track of data, look up relevant information, make quick calculations, and even produce charts […]

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