A Mentor Moment with Nick Alter

With the fourth quarter rolling along, there’s no question that how to thrive in business is at the forefront of many of our minds. Because of this collective concern, we’ve focused our attention this month on succeeding in business. When we stop to think about the ONE Thing that we
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Counterbalancing the 7 Circles of Your Life

When it comes to our lives, we always hear about achieving balance. In fact, if we Google the term “work-life” balance, we get about 693 million hits in return. That’s a lot of talk about a topic. For comparison purposes, we Googled Tom Hanks. Turns out this famous actor and
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7 Ways the Digital Revolution Will Save You Time

Time is the most precious resource we have because it is finite. It’s the ONE Thing we absolutely can’t make more of or replicate no matter how hard we try. The closest we’ve come to time manipulation is the digital revolution. It hasn’t given us more hours in the day,
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Why We’re Terrible at Building New Habits, and What You Can Do About It

Building new, life-changing habits isn’t easy. Even if we’re successful in the short-term, old habits always seem to lurk around the corner, waiting for a chance to creep back into our lives.  While it’d be easy to write-off that kind of experience as being “just the way it is,” the
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Drop the ‘s’ and Stick to One Resolution

Since the creation of the calendar, people have been celebrating the end of one year and the beginning of another. As early back as the Babylonians, this tradition has included greeting each new year with a promise for the twelve months to come. Despite its long history, keeping New Year’s
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Fine Tune Your Productivity with Music

Music is something that taps into our most primal being. Archaeologists have discovered signs of music in the form of artwork and instruments that date back 40,000 years. Long before the cubicle was conceived humans were whistling while they worked. Often music is associated with leisure or exercise, but what
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The ONE Thing guiding famous explorers

Discovering Success: The ONE Thing of World Famous Explorers

America is a maritime nation that was founded on exploration. National Maritime Day honors that history and the personnel of the Merchant Marines who circumvent the globe supporting our troops wherever they may be. It’s also a time to recognize all the explorers that have opened up the world for the rest
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Groundhog tips for the work environment

Groundhog Day Inspiration for Improving Your Work Environment

Yesterday the under-appreciated groundhog got its annual 15 minutes of fame. These little guys are best known for shadow spotting and wreaking havoc with their burrows, but groundhogs can also teach us a lot about creating a favorable work environment. Four Work Environment Lessons from the Groundhog There are some
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The Fourth of July’s ONE Thing

Lib·er·ty (ˈli-bər-tē): the state of being free within society from oppressive restrictions imposed by authority on one’s way of life, behavior or political views. From the onset of the American Revolution all the way to the Treaty of Paris of 1783, the desire for liberty is what you can say
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Give and Get This Holiday Season

Give and Get This Holiday Season What’s both more stressful and rewarding than the holiday season? Between traveling, cooking, cleaning, gift buying, gift giving and deadlines, it’s easy to get wrapped up in our own problems. So why not just throw out all of that stress and focus on the
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