Great Friendships That Started Great Businesses

Dynamic duos, twice as nice, two peas in a pod – there are a lot of positive connotations connected to twosomes. But in the business world many people look at entrepreneurship as a lone wolf venture. Sure, individuals find startups on their own everyday, but when you find a like-minded
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New years 2015

Using the 6 Lies for Your New Year’s Resolutions

All this month we’ve been discussing the six big lies that mislead and derail us on our path to achieving big results. If you’ve been following along you may have noticed that these lessons apply to all types of goal setting in both your work and personal life. Now that
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Regain Focus, Avoid Overload

You’re sitting at your desk when loud chirps from your cellphone make you jump – some app is sending notifications. The noise rattles against the cacophony of your coworkers talking over one another during your Zoom meeting. You can smell your coworker’s lunch heating in the common microwave and you
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How to be Productive in the Office

We often think of the office as a safe haven when it comes to productivity, but that’s not always the case. Just because you’re in the office doesn’t mean you’re going to be productive, especially in today’s world. Open office environments, offices that resemble broom closets, and shared desks are
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Five Relaxation Techniques You Can Use to Squash the Worry Habit

Experiencing small amounts of stress is like getting the green light to jumpstart productivity. But if the stress continues to build, you’ll be stopped in your tracks by a big, bright red light sent by your brain. This idea is known as the Yerkes-Dodson Law. Every day stressors prompt us
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5 Productivity Mistakes You Make Every Day

We would all love to have more hours in the day, but, since that just isn’t possible, the next best thing is increasing productivity. Being more productive is one of the top goals for any professional. We invest in people and technology to help us become more productive, we make
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The ONE Thing willpower

Lie #4: Willpower is Always on Will-Call

Willpower is a critical component of success in most circumstances, but many people misjudge the part it plays. Understanding how willpower actually works and when to use it is crucial for those who want to reach big goals. For starters, willpower isn’t on-demand, and there isn’t an endless supply at
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Time Block Your Way Out of the 9 to 5 Grind

As technology continues to allow us to expand the office much further than the physical confines of a building,the traditional 9-to-5 workplace is beginning to become a thing of the past. At the Keller Williams Realty International headquarters we’ve toyed around with telecommuting for years, testing it out here and
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How to Open Yourself Up to Learning and Growth

Whether we’re in the midst of perpetual failure or on the precipice of achieving our goal, finding an extra piece of information or knowledge that can give us an edge is paramount to our success. But like the old G.I. Joe public service announcements said, “Knowing is half the battle.”
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What Makes a Great Spiritual Mentor?

Human spirituality transcends the barriers of religion and affiliations. It’s built on beliefs that are somehow innate in all of us – regardless of age, sex or cultural background. This is most evident when we examine the lives and teachings of spiritual leaders throughout history. Take a look at the
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