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Success

What is success? This is a question that is often asked and everybody generally has a different definition of success. Today however I read an excellent description of success and I shared it on my Facebook wall. "There is only one success – to be able to spend your...

Physical Energy and How to Master It

The 4 Elements of Physical Energy and How to Master Them “Manage your energy, not your time” – Tony Schwartz This is the quote that made Tony Schwartzfamous. And it is one, that I believe best represents a truly efficient lifestyle in the 21stcentury the best. And...

The Journey

“Not all those who wander are lost.” ? J.R.R. Tolkien “It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end.” ? Ernest Hemingway We have all heard that no two snowflakes are alike. Each snowflake takes the perfect form for the...

8 Habits to Improve Work Life

We’ve got eight tips of the latter variety to help you easily improve your work life. 1. Meet with your boss regularly. If your boss isn’t the hands-on type, make sure you take the initiative to meet with him/her regularly. A boss who doesn’t know who you are won’t...

The 12 Pillars of Innovation

Articulate Vision and Inspire: Organizations cannot move in a new direction unless that vision is conceived, articulated and motivating. People, customers and employees, they need something to believe in…something to follow. That starts with communicating where we...

Never Forget Names

How to Never Forget the Name of Someone You Know: The Science of Memory How would you like to be able to recall the name of a client or associate you just met? How would you like to go to the bank and not fumble for your account number every stinking time? Everyday...

Unusual Things

All the successful people I know have at least one thing they make sure to do every day; one thing they feel contributes greatly to their success. Some of the following are tech entrepreneurs, while others run more conventional businesses. For variety, I've also...

Einstein’s Secret

Einstein is quoted as having said that if he had one hour to save the world he would spend fifty-five minutes defining the problem and only five minutes finding the solution. This quote does illustrate an important point: before jumping right into solving a problem,...

Star Wars Lessons

7 Things “Star Wars” Taught Me About Productivity 1) Rest when you have nothing to do. When Jedi Qui-Gon Jinn is fighting Darth Maul in The Phantom Menace, a transparent door closes, dividing them (see in video above). Darth Maul paces back and forth ready to continue...

30 Must Do’s

30 Must Do's Starting From Today Here are 30 must-do’s you can start working on today: Accept every unique piece of yourself. – The secret to happiness and success is the acceptance of yourself.  You will never become who you want to be if you rely on everyone else to...

Reach Your Goals

Reach Your Goals by Make a Mental Movie Warren Bennis, one of the most respected authorities on leadership in the world, said: “Leadership is the capacity to translate vision into reality.” On the surface, this sounds perfunctory. But when we examine this more deeply,...

The Country Club

The Country Club of Sapphire Valley The Country Club of Sapphire Valley, a photo by Concert_Photos_Magazine on Flickr. What Does Success Mean To You? “Dare to Be When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully. When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a...

Measure

Photo, a photo by alexis_johnson_nz on Flickr. The following is a great piece I found and wanted to share. It makes great sense and I hope you enjoy it. The science of measuring progress towards personal goals Firstly, I found a couple of studies that found that...

imagination

IMG_8374, a photo by julsvinfild on Flickr.“I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And...

Rising Sun

Rising Sun, a photo by Mike (Living the Life) on Flickr.“Make a pact with yourself today to not be defined by your past. Sometimes the greatest thing to come out of all your hard work isn't what you get for it, but what you become for it. Shake things up today! Be...

On Top

35-24-35, a photo by alexis_johnson_nz on Flickr.“It had long since come to my attention that people of accomplishment rarely sat back and let things happen to them. They went out and happened to things.” ? Leonardo da...