We’re Using our Planners the Wrong Way

Taking control of our time and using it effectively is not a novel concept. From Stonehenge, to Roman sundials and calendars, and even Einstein’s theory of general relativity, we’ve worked hard to understand what time is and find different ways to get it to work for us instead of against
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Nine Novels That Will Make You a Better Human

Everything is insane. The news teaches us things we never wanted to know — and Facebook? Forget about it. We hide behind screens and argue with friends and family about tax hikes and who gets to do what where. We used to not do that. We used to be better,
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Business Success Series, Part 1: Sara Blakely – Spanx

Sara Blakely is a poster child for “do it yourself” problem solving. Like many entrepreneurs, she found success by focusing on a need that was common and not being addressed. She didn’t have a degree or any experience in business. She only had a problem that needed solving. The solution
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The Vital Choices Every Exceptional Entrepreneur Makes

One of the most important skills an entrepreneur needs to possess is the ability to make sound decisions. Every choice has an impact that can change the course of a business. Some choices propel you forward while others hold you back from achievement. We’ve all heard the saying, “hindsight is
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Which of these Pets Best Fits Your Personal Life?

If your ONE Thing is your personal life, there are few things in the world that can benefit you as much as a furry companion. More than just a responsibility, pets have been shown to improve our overall well-being by decreasing our stress and ridding us of our anxiety. But
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Taking Personal Days to Become a Better Team Player

A frazzled employee is a stressed out employee. A stressed out employee is an unhappy employee. And an unhappy employee is unlikely to be very excited to take on a new project or be very productive in the process. The cure? Research suggests employees should take more time off of
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Find Your ONE Thing for Physical Health (Part 2 of 2)

You’ve found your inspiration, arrived at your big goals and got real clear on what steps you’ll take to get there! Now, wouldn’t it be nice to have a little wisdom along the way? As our friend Scott Agnew shared in “Find Your ONE Thing for Physical Health (Part 1),”
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Business Success Series: PayPal Founders

The PayPal Mafia. It sounds much more ominous than it actually is. In Silicon Valley the name is synonymous with the success of PayPal’s six core founders and exemplifies how unconventional the company’s founding was after the dot com bust. The experience that each founder gained in their involvement with
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Raising the bar when it comes to standards

Raising the Bar When it Comes to Standards

When it comes to running a business, planning for success can be tricky. In addition to holding the keys and the compass, oftentimes, we’re charting out our own road map for success as we go along. In a world full of answers, casting out a vision and figuring out what
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Name Your Fear and Use It to Your Benefit

Fear, anxiety, worry—these things produce negative energy and can prevent us from accomplishing our goals. All too often when we are faced with things that cause us unease, we allow our minds to get mired down, dwelling on the “what ifs”. But it doesn’t have to be this way. There
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