Tagged success

8 Things You Should Do After 8 P.M.

Here are some great tips on how to unplug and recharge. These suggestions are from a column written by Elle Kaplan in Thrive Global of LinkedIn:  “8 Things You Should Do After 8 P.M. If You Want to Be Happy and Successful — Wake up on the right side of the bed tomorrow.”   Elle Kaplan tells you hows you how to set yourself up to have a more productive day.   Strolls by the moonlight Adopt a routine of nighttime walks to decompress.   Unplug. Literally. Unplug everything besides your alarm clock, and watch the tension recede. Unplugging is also…

Harold S. Geneen sharing good business sense

Here are a dozen quotes on a decent approach to the world of business from the legendary, American corporate leader Harold S. Geneen. The worst disease which can afflict executives in their work is not, as popularly supposed, alcoholism; it’s egotism. You can’t run a business or anything else on a theory. In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality. Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions. Leadership cannot really be taught, it can only be learned. Better a good decision quickly than the best…

Henry Ford on work and life

Here are wonderfully insightful quotes on work and life from American business tycoon Henry Ford. You can’t build a reputation on what you are going to do. There is no man living that can not do more than he thinks he can. Anyone who stops learning is old, whether at twenty or eighty. Anyone who keeps learning stays young. The greatest thing in life is to keep your mind young. As we advance in life we learn the limits of our abilities. I am looking for a lot of men who have an infinite capacity to not know what can’t…

30 Behaviors That Will Make You Unstoppable

This is an excerpt from blogger and writer Benjamin Hardy’s list of suggestions for “what it takes to succeed.” It was first posted in Thrive Global on LinkedIn.   Don’t think — know and act. “Don’t think. You already know what you have to do, and you know how to do it. What’s stopping you?” — Tim Grover Rather than analyzing and thinking, act.   Always be prepared so you have the freedom to act on instinct. Become a master of your craft. Learn the left-brained rules in and out so your right brain can have limitless freedom to break the rules and create.   Don’t…

10 Simple Truths Smart People Will Forget

#1 – Education and intelligence accomplish nothing without action.  There’s a huge difference between knowing how to do something and actually doing it.  Knowledge and intelligence are both useless without action. #2 – Happiness and success are two different things.  “What will make me happy?” and “What will make me successful?” are two of the most important questions you can ask yourself.  But they are two different questions. #3 – Everyone runs their own business.  No matter how you make a living or who you think you work for, you only work for one person, yourself.  The big question is:  What…

Albert Einstein: 10 Life Lessons

More of Einstein’s thoughtful quotes are found in an earlier By George Journal post, entitled “The empowering wisdom of Albert Einstein.”   Chris George, providing reliable PR & GR counsel and effective advocacy. Need a go-to writer and experienced communicator? 613-983-0801 @ CG&A COMMUNICATIONS.

8 Things Every Person Should Do Before 8 A.M.

Benjamin Hardy has nailed what might be every productive person’s perfect morning routine.   He states that although life is busy, You are the designer of your destiny. You are responsible. You get to decide. You must decide — because if you don’t, someone else will. Indecision is a bad decision.   Hardy has provided his insights into a short morning routine that has the potential to quickly change your life. Wake up Get in the zone Get moving Put the right food in your body Get ready Get inspired Get perspective Do something to move you forward   Here is a Readers Digest…

Modern Business Wisdom

“In today’s business environment, a company’s website is the key to their entire business.” – Marcus Sheridan “In the digital space, attention is a currency. We earn it. We spend it.” – Brian Solis “Content is fire; social media is gasoline.” – Jay Baer “Mass marketing is turning into a mass of niches.” – Chris Anderson “The customer’s perception is your reality.” – Kate Zabriskie “Content marketing is no longer a numbers game. It’s a game of relevance.” – Jason Miller “Content is the fuel for your lead generation efforts.” – Dayna Rothman “Marketing is telling the world you’re a…

Colin Powell: 13 Rules

In his memoir It Worked for Me: In Life and Leadership, Colin Powell provided a valuable list of life lessons accompanied by a collection of personal anecdotes. For this great man, there are 13 Rules to how to live life. Rule 1. It ain’t as bad as you think. It will look better in the morning. Keep all things in perspective when having to make a tough decision. Give the matter the perspective of some time. Rule 2. Get mad, then get over it. Do not carry anger for any time. Instead of letting anger destroy you, use it to…

More of Napoleon’s bons mots

More insight from Napoleon Bonaparte: He who fears being conquered is sure of defeat. A man will fight harder for his interests than for his rights. The torment of precautions often exceeds the dangers to be avoided. It is sometimes better to abandon one’s self to destiny. Men take only their needs into consideration, never their abilities. To do all that one is able to do is to be a man; to do all that one would like to do is to be a god. Courage is like love, it must have hope for nourishment. As to moral courage, I…