Are You Feeling Lucky? How Successful Entrepreneurs View Luck

What is luck anyway? Timing? Good fortune? Opportunity, seasoned with hard work and preparation? A form a self-delusion that absolves us of responsibility? Ask a successful entrepreneur and you’re likely to hear any and all of the above. This year, I’ve been following the NPR podcast, How I Built This
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Are You on Hugging Terms with Your Employees?

Today is Hug Your Boss Day. While it is a wonderful gesture, the unofficial holiday may feel like more of a good idea than a practical one for some employers and supervisors. The employee/employer relationship is extremely complex. There’s the personal aspect, which is present in any relationship, but there’s
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Focus on Dad This Father’s Day by Sharing The ONE Thing

Fathers are busy guys, who typically wear more than just the “Dad” hat. Yet every year, one of the most important recognitions they get comes on a special day just for them, Father’s Day. This year in honor of the men, who work, play, lead, create, inspire and educate us
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Borrow These Brainstorming Techniques from the Brightest Minds in Silicon Valley

To say Silicon Valley is an innovative place is an understatement. Some of the brightest minds and biggest ideas flourish in this small San Francisco Bay area community. It’s home to the likes of Google, Apple and Facebook along with hundreds of other cutting-edge companies. In our lightening paced, interconnected
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5 Ways to Manage Your Stress

5 Ways to Manage Your Stress in Seconds Stress can strike at any moment. Sometimes it’s expected, like during a traffic-jammed morning commute. Other times it can come out of nowhere and completely derail you. Our stress responses used to be a necessity that helped us survive, but that isn’t
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5 Ways to Keep your Stress in Check

We’ve all felt it before. Pushed to the brink at work. Pulled in a million different directions. Stressed. And what we crave is the ability to unplug from it all. We need a way to de-compress. It’s true that on our path to achieving extraordinary things, our lives can go
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Plan Your Vacation with These Useful Apps

The whole point of a vacation is to relax and reenergize yourself, which is important not just for your own sanity, but to make you more productive when you’re back on the clock. For many people the act of planning a vacation can be a time-consuming endeavor that leads to
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Four Habits Every Boss Should Build in Their First Year

Being a good manager is no easy feat. Not only do you have directives from above to follow, but you have a team of people who are depending on you to make good decisions and guide them. We may sometimes picture Steve Carrell’s role as the bumbling boss of Dunder
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October Webinar’s Special Guest – James Clear

Geoff Woods is continuing our free webinar series this month with special guest and productivity mega-mind James Clear. An author, podcaster and blogger, James has made a name for himself as a thought leader in the realms of habit building, behavior and focus. Living the greatest life possible isn’t a
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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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