Category: Personal Development

Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make – Hire Right

Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make – Hire Right

| March 2, 2010 | Reply

Here's a good article from Neil Patel (co-founder of KISSMetrics). He interviewed a few successful entrepreneurs that had built businesses worth at least $50 million to learn what some of their biggest mistakes were. By far, the reply that kept coming up is hiring the wrong people. It seems that just about everything else falls […]

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Congrats on the great job. Now, back to work.

Congrats on the great job. Now, back to work.

| February 22, 2010 | 1 Reply

…As we continue to expand, I encourage you to master your current position and begin to prepare yourself – at work and on your own watch – for the position you want to grow into. It will be those who continue to require more of themselves who will be the ones that naturally rise up. Will it be you?

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Need help with your writing? 50 sites to give you the edge.

Need help with your writing? 50 sites to give you the edge.

| July 1, 2009 | Reply

I’m always looking to improve my writing skills. Here’s a list of 50 free writing resources to help you bring out your inner journal god (or goddess):

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55 Ways to Get More Energy Into Your Life

55 Ways to Get More Energy Into Your Life

| May 21, 2009 | Reply

Steven’s note: The original post is from a great site called Zen Habits and is edited by Leo Babauta. This is a guest post from Greg Go, co-author of Wise Bread’s new book, 10,001 Ways to Live Large on a Small Budget.  If you’re tired all the time, a change in what you eat (diet) […]

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Quote From Stephen King

Quote From Stephen King

| February 7, 2009 | Reply

“Talent is cheaper than table salt. What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work.

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How to Set Goals : My 2009 Goals

How to Set Goals : My 2009 Goals

| February 1, 2009 | 2 Replies

I'm a big goal-setter. My junior year of high school, I got sick of being fat, never going on dates, and being cut from the baseball team. So, I wrote down "10 things I want to do" on a piece of paper, made copies, and hung them up everywhere I could – in my bedroom, […]

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Self Growth

Self Growth

| December 21, 2008 | Reply

Working on yourself like clay should be one of your greatest and most pleasurable life tasks. It makes you, in essence, an artist. An artist creating and shaping yourself. – Robert Green

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The Reason We Form Companies

The Reason We Form Companies

| December 18, 2008 | Reply

"The reason that a group of people get together and exist as an institution that we call a company is so that they are able to accomplish something collectively that they could not accomplish separately – they make a contribution to society as a group that is greater than the individual contribution.” David Packard, FounderHP […]

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A Tired Bull…

A Tired Bull…

| December 15, 2008 | Reply

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Staying Motivated

Staying Motivated

| December 15, 2008 | Reply

I keep track of all of my goals and look at them daily. At the bottom of my goal sheet, I have the following reminders and hints taken from Tony Robbins, Brian Tracy, Steven Cox, and others. Sometimes, I'll be reading them and one will jump out at me, and be just the thing I […]

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Learning from Citigroup

Learning from Citigroup

| November 24, 2008 | Reply

This post is from Michael Yoshikami, President and Chief Investment Strategist of YCMNET Advisors, a wealth management firm, as quoted by CNBC With the announcement that Citigroup is being rescued by the U.S. Treasury, the FDIC, and the Federal Reserve, a long journey has ended for this fabled financier.  Citi has now agreed to government […]

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Transcript of Obama’s Election Night Speech

Transcript of Obama’s Election Night Speech

| November 5, 2008 | Reply

Remarks of President-Elect Barack Obama-as prepared for deliveryElection NightTuesday, November 4th, 2008Chicago, Illinois If there is anyone out there who still doubts that America is a place where all things are possible; who still wonders if the dream of our founders is alive in our time; who still questions the power of our democracy, tonight […]

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The 100 Year View

The 100 Year View

| November 5, 2008 | Reply

Last night, I felt pride in America that I haven't felt in a long time. A our new President-Elect spoke to the crowd in Chicago, I didn't hear the standard political rhetoric of the past. Instead, I heard about the future. Every few minutes, I caught myself amazed that Obama was thinking so far in […]

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The Journey…

The Journey…

| August 2, 2007 | Reply

Here’s an opening quote from Steven Gary Blank, taken from his book, “The Four Steps to the Epiphany“: “All new companies and new products begin with an almost mythological vision – a hope of what could be, with a goal that few others can see. It’s this bright and burning vision that differentiates the entrepreneur […]

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