Productivity

A Diverse Team is More Productive

Everyone knows the saying “if you build it, they will come.” The same rule applies to the type of work environment you create. Diversity doesn’t happen overnight. And a more...

Focus Hacks

It happens to us all. We are working away, and then that email chime goes off. Two hours later we finally realize that we drifted off from the work we...

Don’t Listen To Non-Consumers

I went to the mall this past weekend to pick-up a few new shirts. At least... that was my intention. My fashion consultant (my wife, Krista) had other plans. Our...

6 Tips And One Escape Plan to Overcome Burnout

Feeling a little burned out in your job or career? Perhaps you are feeling it and don’t even realize that’s what it is! Whether you already recognize burnout or not,...

7 Actions to Reduce Stress In Seconds

Life is stressful, especially if you’re in a startup or are an entrepreneur. That’s why sugar, caffeine, high fat snacks and comfort food are so popular. The thing is, that...

How To "Un-Gruntle" Disgruntled Employees

So you have an employee or two and they are disgruntled. That is a problem for lots of reasons but especially the function of your business. So how do you...

The Lessons My Dog Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

I’m a bit of a business lit junkie: I love reading stories and advice from fellow authors and entrepreneurs. I dig tales of overcoming adversity, and I enjoy getting fresh...

The Dirty Truth About Success

I’m tired of people who say success isn’t about money. Success is absolutely about money. You do need to be rich to be successful. The truth may be dirty, it...

Five Frogs Sit On A Log

The riddle has been around for ages: “Five frogs sit on a log. Four decide to jump in. How many are left?” If you respond the same way I did,...

Make Your Business Money While You Sleep In 7 Ways

Think about the way your business runs:  you attract prospective clients, convert them to customers, collect the money, cultivate repeat business, and encourage customers to refer other prospective clients.  Each...

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