“When building your team, don’t hire a skill set, instead choose people that you wouldn’t mind going for a hike with after work, and trust that most people will step up to the plate and learn the skills that they need.”
“Great entrepreneurs aren’t fearless. Instead, they acknowledge their fear (even if they feel scared of everything) and try new ideas anyway. It’s the best way to succeed on your own terms.”
“More usually, though, the reason for letting go of a goal is that we’ve evolved away from the goal, or we thought it sounded good at the time and it no longer does.”
"That’s fine," says Fast Company contributor Laura Vanderkam.
What you do at lunch can either make or break the rest of the day. So here’s what successful people do at lunch.
Still hungry? Here’s more:
Here is a basic run down of why you can’t stay focused…
- After 12 seconds of effort, your neurons are running on empty.
- They first look to glial cells for lactate, a readily used sugar.
- If glial cells can’t find lactate, they look for glycogen, which they store up at night and later convert to energy.
- If your neurons can’t find lactate or glycogen, they get exhausted—enabling other parts of your brain to call for attention.
Happy hump day! Here are a few tips to boost your productivity.
- Funkified new wave jams to boost your productivity
- The truth about sleep, science, and productivity
- What successful people do during lunch
Have a great day!
Here’s how one entrepreneur faced his biggest fears - clients, new work, scorpions! - and found hard fought success.
The author recently returned from a whirlwind seven-campus, three-state college tour with his oldest son. Here’s what he learned about how to stay in the moment, make connections, and be authentic…
Here is a bit of wisdom from Park and Recreation’s Ron Swanson, plus a few tips to help you be more happy and productive today.
- The simple 8-step process to make over your dream schedule-and transform your dream into goals
- The 20-minute exercise to eradicate negative thinking
- 5 tips to stay productive all day long
Have a great day!
“Exciting as it is to cross items off your list, accept this paradox: A good bucket list may grow rather than shrink over time. Because ideally you will grow, rather than shrink over time as well.”
Happy National Dog Day!
Bull Dog. The company bully; the manager or employee who gossips and demeans other employees for his or her own enjoyment and advancement.
Puppy. This is the overly enthusiastic intern or administrative assistant who continually pops out of nowhere to be of help. This person means well but occasionally needs to be crated.
Leg Humper. The sexual harasser who comes in many ages and forms but still does not realize his (or her) sexual come-ons and innuendos are not welcome. Or legal.
Do any of the people in your office who may have these dog-like qualities? Here are a few more that may sound familiar.
Happy National Dog Day! Here are a few tips for a productive week that will hopefully have you feeling as happy as this guy!
- The 30-minute strategy for creating a successful path to your goals
- 5, like, totally awesome public speaking lessons from college admissions guides to use at work
- 6 simple rituals to reach your potential every day
Have a great week!
Happy Sunday! Mondays are hard, but here are a few reads to help you be more productive this week:
- How to organize your day for success
- Borrow these 5 smart startup habits to maximize your productivity
- 6 tips for having productive conversations
Have a wonderful start to your week, everyone.
[Image: Huffington Post]