10 Invaluable Books for Moving Hearts and Minds

The Roman philosopher Epictetus once said, “Books are the training weights of the mind.” Seneca, Roman statesman and philosopher, opined that, “The most important knowledge is that which guides the way you lead your life.” Combine these two pieces of wisdom and you have an undeniable truth: Reading is an exercise that enriches our minds and our lives and the way we think, feel, and behave. It allows us to gather an assortment of dots, but more importantly, to connect … Read More

Become Productive by Eliminating These 5 Time-Wasting Habits

The amount of time we have available every day is limited. Not every entrepreneur can put in 18-hour days — personal obligations and family life take up time, making it important that we maximize the time we do have allocated for business. Here are five time-wasting habits that many entrepreneurs are guilty of. Eliminate these and watch your productivity increase. 1. Trying to do everything yourself. You have to learn to delegate if you are ever going to be productive. … Read More

9 Mantras That Will Keep You Mentally Strong in Tough Times

While it’s often easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a health problem, relationship issues, and financial troubles are just a few of the hardships most people face at one time or another. The way you think about life’s inevitable obstacles affects your ability to cope with tough times. Developing a productive inner dialogue is one of the most productive ways mentally strong people … Read More

3 Better Ways to Organize Your To-Do List

Ever heard that some productivity gurus say to scrap the traditional to-do list? Yeah, that’s just not an option for the vast majority of the working world. In fact, most of us take the opposite approach, putting all of our to-dos onto one massive list, which then just serves as a reminder of how much we’re not getting done. The good news is that there are many other options for structuring your to-do list in a way that maximizes your efficiency. Whether you’re … Read More