Why People Get Burned Out and How to Prevent It

Learn how to get out of a funk and stay motivated.

  At one point or another, all of us feel the effects of burnout. There have been times where I have been guilty of this as well. But sometimes people are suffering from burnout without even realizing it. A lot of times when you’re in a funk, you don’t know what it is. When you don’t… Read more »

How to Successfully Handle Toxic People

Winners know how to avoid toxic behavior and manage toxic people in their lives.

Toxic behavior has become an epidemic. It seems like everywhere I go, there are at least a handful of negative people in a room. You can spot them from a mile away because they all seem to have the same miserable look on their faces. They’re often sarcastic, rude, and closed-minded. They have a negative… Read more »

How Successful People Stay Calm

Learn how to stay calm by following the lead of people who are successful.

  We’re living in a world where everyone always seems to be uptight and stressed out. I know that you’d like to walk around with a carefree mindset, but the reality is that most of the time you have too many responsibilities to manage and too much on your mind. You can’t let this stress… Read more »

16 Things to Never Apologize for Again

Learn how to stop saying sorry for things that you didn’t do wrong.

  How many times a day do you apologize for something? The words, “I’m sorry” have become so natural to people that the real meaning has been lost. Again and again, we get caught up in the moment and apologize for something without thinking twice about it. Unless you’ve done something that’s truly wrong, you… Read more »

Why Grit Is More Important Than IQ on the Path to Success

You don’t need to have a high IQ score to be successful in life.

  How do you define success? This term has a different meaning for all of us. For some people, success is defined by career goals and accomplishments, like rising up the corporate ladder or adding zeros to their paychecks. Others see success as a state of mind. They believe that being happy and healthy is more… Read more »

Boundaries — Your Key to Success

Setting the right types of boundaries makes you more productive and brings you closer to your goals.

What does your typical day look like? Do you get to your desk, work through repetitive tasks, and then push through the remainder of your to-do list? Do you end the day with a clear desk and a sense of accomplishment? Or do you, spend the day desperately trying to get through your work, only… Read more »

Letting Go and Moving Forward

"Renew, release, let go. Yesterday is gone. There’s nothing you can do to bring it back. You can’t 'should’ve' done something. You can only DO something." -Steve Maraboli

Held Back By The Past Let me ask you something: How do you want to go through life? Do you want to live full of anger and resentment, or would you rather live life on your terms? Do you enjoy being dragged down by a toxic past, or even a challenging present? In your gut,… Read more »

Being Good Enough – Inspired to Succeed

"If you're waiting until you feel talented enough to make it, you'll never make it." -Criss Jami

What is the most frustrating thing for you on your personal journey to success? Is it seeing someone else who has achieved great things and wondering how they got there? They make it look so easy — they have a grip on every step, every trick, every nuance of their business, their life, their health…. Read more »

6 Ways to Train Your Mind for Success

Once you train your mind to think more powerfully, you can conquer anything!

There are plenty of books you can read that are supposed to help you focus or train your mind. But the reality is that this is something you can only learn by doing. Once you start putting mental training into practice, things start to get more clear about how you can set yourself up for… Read more »

10 Leadership Traits that Every Great Leader Needs

The best qualities you'll find in the best leaders and how you can use them in your own life.

When you sit back to think about widely known leaders, who comes to mind? Does Bill Gates or Oprah Winfrey pop in your head? From the past, what about Abraham Lincoln, Winston Churchill or Nelson Mandela? Does the current Pope Francis sneak in? Surely, Martin Luther King Jr. came to mind. What Great Leaders Have… Read more »

Maximum Motivation: How to Get It and Keep It

How to leverage success stories–the most powerful force for motivation

Everyone knows motivation is the key to success. When you are excited, motivated, staying positive, and looking forward to what you have to do, then you are setting yourself up for getting the results you want. But we all live in an imperfect world. Things pop up on a daily basis that get us off… Read more »