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The Launch Strategies That Took Hotjar From 0 to 1 Million in 6 months

Stephanie Fiteni | Posted 07.21.2016 | Business
Stephanie Fiteni

I had the pleasure of interviewing the CEO of Hotjar about the online launch that propelled the product into an avalanche of organic growth taking the company from 0 to 1,000,000 dollars in turnover in 6 short months.

Grit: The Power of Passion and Perseverance

Michelle McQuaid | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Michelle McQuaid

Clearly the idea that grit is one of the keys to success has grabbed our curiosity. After all as Angela herself writes in the book after asking three hundred American adults to tell her how they felt about their grit scores: "In the entire sample, there wasn't a single person, who upon reflection, aspired to be less gritty."

Ignore The Statistics: There's Never Been A Better Time To Be An Entrepreneur

Steve Siebold | Posted 07.20.2016 | Business
Steve Siebold

Although fewer people are starting their own businesses, the fact is that becoming an entrepreneur is one of the best decisions you can make. In fact, don't even pay attention to this new report or any statistics about starting a business, because they're only going to discourage you.

Why It's So Important To Make Yourself A Priority

Rachael Yahne | Posted 07.20.2016 | Women
Rachael Yahne

Last week was a harrowing one, and with this Monday we begin again, facing a new week with a familiar sense of trepidation, of disharmony, of fear that we've come to expect if still not comfortable with. I'm certain as the national conventions kick off in both political parties this week, the unrest will continue. What I hope, sincerely but desperately, is that as conflict

What Success Really Means

Julie Lauren | Posted 07.20.2016 | Healthy Living
Julie Lauren

Go after your dreams, work hard, and believe in yourself. In the end, I truly think it comes down to achieving something you've wanted to achieve, even if it's something small. Those smaller accomplishments are just as important as the big ones. And we should all pat ourselves on the back from time to time to remind ourselves of that.

5 Tips for Entrepreneurial Success From Gen. David Petraeus

Deep Patel | Posted 07.19.2016 | Business
Deep Patel

In his long and distinguished career, Gen. Petraeus has come to recognize that leaders have to perform certain key tasks, whether it is in a military or an entrepreneurial context.

The Three Letters That Change Everything

Deirdre Maloney | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
Deirdre Maloney

See what happened there? Those three simple letters changed everything. All of a sudden it wasn't that I couldn't do something...but that I couldn't do it at this moment. And, if I wanted to, I could do it in the future.

Motivation is Overvalued. Environment Often Matters More.

James Clear | Posted 07.18.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It can be tempting to blame failure on a lack of willpower or a scarcity of talent, and to attribute success to hard work, effort, and grit. To be su...

Time To Stop Procrastination -- 6 Ways To Beat It

Atif Rashid | Posted 07.18.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Atif Rashid

We all are guilty of procrastination from time to time, putting off those important tasks and saying 'oh, I'll do it tomorrow." For many of us though, tomorrow never comes. So how do we defeat procrastination?

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.17.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

With summer in high gear, the high season for procrastination is upon us. It's even more difficult to get work done when you're stuck at the office, wishing you were enjoying time with family and friends.

Why Everyone Should Have Unlimited Vacation Days

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.16.2016 | Business
Dr. Travis Bradberry

We're now operating in a participation economy, where people are measured and paid for what they produce. Yet, when it comes to time off, we're still clinging to the vestiges of the industrial economy, where people were paid for the time they spent on the job. This is a huge demotivator.

When 'Good Enough' Just Isn't Enough

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 07.15.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

Are you happy where you are now, or do you feel the need for change? According to a Kelly Services' annual global survey, 48 percent of the respondents are unhappy in their current jobs.

The Four Burners Theory: The Downside Of Work-Life Balance

James Clear | Posted 08.30.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

One way to think about work-life balance issues is with a concept known as The Four Burners Theory. Here's how it was first explained to me: Imagin...

7 Career Success Lessons I've Learned In Life (Surprise: They're Not All What You Think)

Jennifer Lea Reynolds | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Jennifer Lea Reynolds

I'm sure of one thing: I've obtained more career successes than I did when I worked at large advertising agencies and public relations firms. Interestingly, though, my career success isn't necessarily "success" as most people would typically define the phrase.

The 5 Deadly Sins That Will Kill Your Business or Career

Lauren Goldstein | Posted 07.14.2016 | Business
Lauren Goldstein

Today we have instant access to just about everything at our fingertips. With Google Express, Amazon, Instacart, Facebook, etc. it almost seems possible to live a life without ever leaving your computer screen. While this life of convenience seems appealing, it comes with a price. The price? Higher levels of unhappiness stemming from comparing your "behind the scenes" to everyone else's "highlight reel."

11 Overlooked Elements To Goal-Setting

Tom Casano | Posted 07.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Tom Casano

Here are 11 overlooked elements to goal-setting that you will want to remember the next time you evaluate your goals.

The Goldilocks Rule: How to Stay Motivated in Life and Business

James Clear | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
James Clear

It was 1955 and Disneyland had just opened in Anaheim, California when a ten-year-old boy walked in and asked for a job. Labor laws were loose back th...

Finding Strength in Being Different

Nozomi Morgan | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Nozomi Morgan

One fear many of my clients face is the fear of being different. It might sound schoolgirl-ish, but it's something many of us carry around, even as adults. (I do, too!)

Tim Duncan: Five-and-a-Half Life Lessons of a Hall of Fame Career

Jack Stahlmann | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports
Jack Stahlmann

The incomparable Tim Duncan hung up his sneakers Monday in the only way Tim Duncan knows how: quietly. Never one to bring fanfare to himself, he didn'...

How Entrepreneurs Can Get Paid What They're Worth

Anita Heidema | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Anita Heidema

It's time to get comfortable talking about money. For most people, it's not easy to talk about money.

Urban People And Places 3: How To Become A Runner?

Milena Milićević | Posted 07.11.2016 | Healthy Living
Milena Milićević

How confident are you that you can improve your life and move from where you are to where you want to be? Let's face it: if you are not happy in this ...

8 Ways Smart People Act Stupid

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.10.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Intelligent people have a reputation for making dumb mistakes, especially in situations that require common sense. The simplicity of these situations and the abundant intelligence of those who tend to muck them up can be downright comical.

12 Habits Of Genuine People

Dr. Travis Bradberry | Posted 07.11.2016 | GPS for the Soul
Dr. Travis Bradberry

Genuine people know who they are. They are confident enough to be comfortable in their own skin. They are firmly grounded in reality, and they're truly present in each moment because they're not trying to figure out someone else's agenda or worrying about their own.

The Truth About Overnight Success And 5 Ways to Relax the Pressure For Success

Maru Iabichela | Posted 07.11.2016 | Business
Maru Iabichela

I don't often use the word "hate" because it's a waste of energy, but in 2013 something I read in The Answer, by John Assaraf caused me to pull that "...

Cognitive Distortion And A Myth About Success

Hope Perlman | Posted 07.08.2016 | Women
Hope Perlman

Here's the myth. The idea that successful people are somehow different from other people.