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The Personal Branding Process in Relation to Self Esteem

It is important to note that having high self-esteem is not about being arrogant or bragging about what you have ...
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How to Make Money with Micro Niche Site?

A micro-niche is a small group of people that are sometimes referred to as a community. The people do not ...
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Forget What You’ve Heard: 8 Ways to Get R Done

As promised, I am giving you my 8 ways to funding, developing, marketing & operating your new business without going ...
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7 Habits of Successful Construction Project Managers

Choosing the right project manager for your construction plan can save you time, energy and money. But how do you ...
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7-eleven Do’s & Don’ts of Starting Your Own Business

Using Your Passion to Change the World via Business Answer these questions, and get started on the right foot The ...
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Niklas Zennström, Cool People: About His Adventures

We all use Skype, right? But why did Niklas succeed with Skype? I was lucky enough to get a chance ...
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Lars Tvede, Cool People: Have Fun

Lars Tvede has always focused on having fun – if he did not feel that he was engaged in whatever ...
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Guide to finding your passion – What are you passionate about?

I don’t know how you feel about coaching. Personally, I’m one of the skeptical types. However, my father has always ...
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Thoughts on becoming Successful – 3/3: The TOP model

The last post on becoming successful. Enjoy reading Let me start with a question: Have you ever felt that you ...
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Thoughts on Becoming Successful – Eight To Be Great

In my last post I shared with you the McKinsey study on why some corporate hot-shots had made it big ...
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Thoughts on becoming Successful – 1/3: The McKinsey Way

Many people have over the years analyzed, discussed and conceptualized what it takes to become successful as CEO, housewife, entrepreneur ...
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“Tech Co” Manifesto

Having worked in the technology industry for quite a while, I’ve noticed there are some key drivers that make a tech ...
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How ‘Walking Dead’ can solve your biggest Sales problem?

We have been around in an era where TV series are the most talked about topics in Weddings, Parties and ...
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5 Bloggers Give their Top 3 Tips on Productivity

For today’s post I’ve compiled a list of productivity tips from 5 of my favourite bloggers. They are all successful ...
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7 Terrific Tips That Will Help Turn You Into a Total Business Loser

After reading a plethora of articles on positive helpful business tips, my partner Goyan Goads decided to write something that ...
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6 Things You Need To Concentrate And Succeed

Concentration delivers the most consistent results in the most productive way possible, time after time. Ironically the more you think ...
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Entrepreneurship Decline – Is It Removing One Rung From Your Ladder?

A recent set of studies show entrepreneurship on the decline. Most of the analyses of these studies attribute the decline ...
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Providing Value to Your Niche Market

Your business will achieve success to the direct proportion that you deliver value according to the marketplace. As an entrepreneur, ...
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3 Keys to Safeguard Your Energy

As a solo-entrepreneur I stand by the quote, “how you spend your energy is how you measure your success.” However, ...
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Millionaires Vs. The Middle Class

I just finished the book, “The Top 10 Distinctions Between Millionaires and The Middle Class”. Here’s how I think I ...
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How a Entrepreneur Turned $200 Into a Successful Business

Have you ever wanted to start a business and had very little money? I have. Zack Cutler did it, with ...
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5 Marketing Lessons to Learn From Surfing

When I was 10, I bought my first surfboard for $60.  Actually, a friend of my dad’s gave it to ...
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Pause. Because Patience is the Key to Success In Life

So. This is a topic that is incredibly close to my heart for a variety of reasons, but I’ll spare ...
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How I Go About Getting Tons of Things Done By Making Lists

My To Do List is massive. In fact, I have a few items left over from last week that have ...
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Finding Time for Side Projects: How to Get The Enthusiasm Back

Many of us - those who graduated and got a job - started losing the enthusiasm and energy we once ...
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Be The Best Loser You Can Be

We didn’t even declare to each other that we were racing home from my parents’ house, but when I took ...
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Introducing the Pyramid of Awesomeness.

How many of you are in the same situation:  you’re settled in life, you have a full-time job, you have ...
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Growing Up Too Fast? Grow DOWN Instead.

While my wife and I were getting ready to go to bed the other night, we were lamenting the fact ...
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Step into Uncertainty : Trade Fear for Growth

I’ve planned some long-term travel throughout SE Asia for the better part of a year, which will leave me without a ...
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Read. Write. Exercise.

Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body.” — Joseph Addison Many articles prescribe daily word counts; ...
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How to Find The “Right” Motivation

“Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more ...
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Forget Plan B : It’s the Ugly Cousin of Success

“It’s good to do uncomfortable things. It’s weight training for life.” — Anne Lamott Why do we feel the need ...
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Don’t Hit the Snooze Button on your Passion

“I’ll sleep when I’m dead.” — Warren Ze Throughout most of my life, I lived for the night. The thought ...
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How to Tame the Chaos of Starting a Business While at Work

Ignoring my friends’ warnings of my impending insanity, I decided to start a startup while in a startup. I had ...
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Where Do Good Ideas Come From?

Literally I get ideas every single day and this has been going on since Grade School. When I say ideas, ...
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How to Master the Art of Self Leadership

I never saw myself starting my own business. It was real hard to look ahead and see where things were ...
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The Inspiration of a Successful Man

The greatest thief of productivity is a negative mindset which leads to a becoming uninspired. This may seem obvious and ...
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Why You Need to Prioritize your Tasks

When I’m planning my day, I make a point of prioritizing the tasks I have. I usually plan out my ...
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Ditch the Notebook – Pick up your Notepad

Today’s post is one that will hopefully help you to clear your mind and improve your focus. The simple plan ...
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The Power of Routine : Creating Habits

One of the toughest things I battled the past few years is developing a routine.  I wanted so badly to ...
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Reality Check: 7 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Quitting Your Day Job

Before I launched my freelance copywriting business, I spent three full months planning my escape from corporate America. (Four months ...
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3 Simple Ways to Increase Focus and Productivity

I’ve been on a mission lately: to get more focus and discipline in my life. I’ve never really been disciplined ...
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Here’s Why Taking A Break From Work Improves Your Clarity And Productivity

One of the biggest secrets in life is that the universe doesn’t like empty space. Have you ever noticed that ...
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Undecided About College, Career, Life? When is it too late to decide?

So you have graduated from high school, you are not enrolled in college for whatever reason, or you are working ...
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Want to be Exclusive? Try Being Inclusive!

Kind of sounds like a riddle huh? If you want to be exclusive, then try being inclusive.  Too often I ...
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How To Choose The Best Employee Benefits

Think employee benefits, and what immediately leaps to mind are the pricey extras, like 401k plans and health care. But ...
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So You Want To Start a Business: The Importance of Effective Marketing, Pt 1

You may be working in the corporate world, working for a small company or maybe you are unemployed or taking ...
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Entrepreneurship Is Tough – Here’s Why

I thought I would write an article on what I’ve found to be tough in being an entrepreneur. To balance ...
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Rich Dad Poor Dad – Book Review

As I’m writing this there is a special on Georgia Public Television featuring Robert K. Robert K is an investor ...
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Fifty Shades Of Entrepreneurial, Pt 1/3

Where can the pieces of the puzzle be found? In lots of different guises and venues, it seems... I’ve shared ...
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Quote: “People, events, ideas”

This is one of my favorite quotes: “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people” - ...
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Sprinkles Of Inspiration: Shared Business Ideas Pt. 2

How could a lucrative social network be built around book recommendations within specific niches? In this post you can read ...
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Sprinkles Of Creativity: Shared Business Idea, Pt 1

What happens if you take awesome but struggling entrepreneurs and put them in the corporate board rooms to share their ...
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Fifty Shades Of Entrepreneurial, Pt 2/3

Following up on the previous post, here continues the journey through the various faces of entrepreneurship throughout my “un-career”. Read ...
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Fifty Shades Of Entrepreneurial, Pt 3/3

This is the conclusion of my narrative through various types of entrepreneurial roles and environments during fifteen years up until ...
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Authenticity And Entrepreneurship

To be authentic means letting your true voice be heard. By definition it entails going out on a limb, exposing ...
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Making The Box Bigger

Funny things happen in dialogue. I was interviewed by a student in entrepreneurship for her thesis, and when asked the ...
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Everything Must Start Small…

… and some things are better off if they stay small, too. Scalability is the hottest thing you can say ...
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Martial Arts Lessons – Be Water, Be Fire

Balance In Duality Bruce Lee is in full-on-master mode when he describes the state of being water. His words and ...
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The Integral Entrepreneur Manifesto

Why watch the competition? What it says up there. Think about it. Why look anxiously at what other players on ...
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Time Is (Of) The Essence.

Funny thing happened. Two years ago my laptop got stolen. It was just after I had spent a semester in ...
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Language Shapes How We Think (TED Video)

If you’ve ever stayed abroad for a longer period, it’s probably an experience you treasure. Different cultures shape their people ...
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The Best Definition Of Entrepreneurship I’ve Ever Seen

This quote captures the essence of entrepreneurship closer than anything I can think of: Entrepreneurship is the pursuit of opportunity ...
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5 Most Inspiring TED Talks!

If you find yourself needing a bit of motivation to achieve a new goal or get over a hump, here ...
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5 Ways to Beat Burnout

Anyone who finds themselves being a workaholic, or simply a woman juggling a professional career while running a family–you understand ...
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7 Reasons Why English Speakers Should Learn Conversational Spanish

Many native English speakers are reluctant to learn other languages because they feel that English is the universal language and ...
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The Act Of Conversation Has Purpose

Having attended Conversation Cafés and World Cafés, and more recently Coffee Party meetings as an observer and guest, a question ...
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Do You Think It’s Time To Blog?

If you have a hobby or profession that you want to share with other likeminded individuals, but you are not ...
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Analyze Handwriting: Do You Really Know Yourself?

Did You Know That Handwriting Mirrors Character? Would You Like To Learn How To See People As They Really Are? ...
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What Causes Popularity? Why Luck May Be More Important than You Think

The Experiment: What Causes Popularity Consider an experiment where 100 people, each in their own cubicle, are asked to rank ...
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Search Inside Yourself

Earlier today I was reading the book Search Inside Yourself by Chade-Meng Tan. Chade was one of the early engineers at ...
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Why Setbacks Are Inevitable: Regression to the Mean

Recently I set myself the goal of loosing about five pounds of weight. In order to measure my progress one ...
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Questions Are Necessary, But Not Sufficient

One of the first things you need to do when learning new material is to ask tonnes of questions. How ...
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When Your Friends Know You Better Than You Do

Earlier today I listened to a RadioLab podcast in which the neurologist Oliver Sacks talked about one of his patients ...
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What are Your Constraints?

At Cornell I’m currently taking an engineering course called Optimization I. The basic format of the class is to define ...
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Is Meditation Scientific?

In recent years a body of research has developed highlighting the mental and physiological benefits of meditation. Neuroscientists have discovered ...
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Be Consistent!

One of the best pieces of advice I have heard for achieving your goals is this: make sure to be ...
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One thing at a time (a.k.a. Focus 101)

I’ve been posting about focus and systems a lot lately, but I thought I’d use today to get back to ...
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Motivation Monday: Writer Q and A

Alyse Chirello has been a full-time freelance writer for eight years. She proudly works from home where she lives with ...
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Where Does Courage Come From?

This is one of my most powerful moments, yet a short, concise post sharing the Gratitude we feel today. There ...
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How to Become A Doer And Take Action

Now That You Know Become a Doer – Take Action! As the summer seasons winds down to an end here ...
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Inspirational Business Quotes – Blair Singer on Being Real

You want inspirational business quotes?  Well, here you all go!  Ask and you will receive! Today’s quote is about "being ...
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How to Master the Mind – Importance of Controlling Your Thoughts

Figuring out how to master the mind is one of the most important concepts in the entire world.  If we’re ...
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Motivation for Business – What is Yours?

So I’ve always kinda wondered to myself, what are people’s motivation for business?  This thought is always running through my ...
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The Importance of Masterminds

So I just finished up a long grueling week of travel and meetings.  To say the least, it was a ...
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