Stop It All.

Sometimes to go fast you need to stop — and go slow. Creativity comes from the quietness of observation. Inspiration comes from noticing what could be done better.So much of getting successful results is being deliberate about noticing the small parts of life that easily getting overlooked in the stressfulness of everyday life.

3 Valuable Lessons I Learned From Top Sales World Going Bad.

It’s easy to get discouraged when you see people doing bad things and appearing to be successful in spite of their poor behavior. You should never forget that time has a wonderful way of putting things back in their right place. People who do bad things get what is coming to them and your continued focus and hard work will yield you the results that you want for yourself

Manage Your Head Game From Your Back Pocket.

It’s impossible to be mentally fit when your personal finances are all out of whack. You can’t focus on being successful when you’re stressed out about money and the poor financial choices you have made in the past. Which is why a big part of being mentally fit is making smart financial decisions being financially fit.

The Only Fair Chance You Have.

The only fair chance you have is the one you give yourself. There are no magic formulas or secret processes that will force life to treat you fairly.There is nothing you can do to guarantee that you’ll get enough time or respect from those around you to accomplish your dream.

If You Don’t Plan Smart, You’ll Just Do Something Stupid.

A big part of getting things done is having a system — a plan — to get things done. If you don’t have a process for cataloguing what needs to be done, scheduling out when you’re going to do those things, and filtering distractions that get in the way of that process, then you will find yourself struggling to get things done consistently.

307 EDGY Ideas For Aspiring High Achievers.

Accept responsibility for your actions, attitude, and influence. Care about others, yourself, and big dreams. Enjoy the journey. Make sure each step matters. Lead by example. Lead when no one is following. Open your mind to the possibility that there is an option you haven’t considered.

Get Your Check Together.

There are very few things that will distract you more from being successful than having financial troubles. Make no mistake —  a lousy marriage or personal health problems can be challenging, but “being broke” is a whole new level of stress. Especially if it’s a condition you brought on yourself.

21 Apps To Help You Run An Edgily Awesome Life.

When it comes to task tracking, I keep changing my mind as apps evolve. I like Any.do but the desktop integration just doesn’t support getting things done efficiently. Wunderlist is reliable and available everywhere, but can be inflexible when you create a lot of recurring events. Flow is sweet and silky smooth — but mainly focused on the Apple crowd. Asana and Producteev and Remember The Milk and Toodledo are all functional for getting things done  — but are slightly annoying in their own particular ways.

4 Reasons You Might Be A Fauxpreneur.

The fauxpreneur sees the success of being an entrepreneur and decides he wants a piece of it. That he deserves a piece of it. He has enough education to argue eloquently for that success. And so he builds the SWOT analysis and the perfect 9-slide deck he thinks you want. And you’re made to believe that you’re talking to the next founders of Facebook. But you’re not. It’s “Flake Book”.

Why Busy People Get More Done And How You Can Too.

When you don’t have a plan for how you are going to spend your day, you’ll usually find yourself wasting the moments you have to make a difference.That’s the secret of being busy. That’s why busy people get more done.  Because they are already moving.When you already have things to do it’s easy to see what is a priority and what can wait until later. When you’re on the go, your brain and body are focused on one primary thing, getting things done.

24 Edgy Beliefs Of Successful Business Leaders Everywhere.

Never expect your customers to be as excited about what you were selling as you are.Give more value than people pay for and customers will keep paying you long after it seems reasonable.A smile or remembering a customer’s name are better sales strategies than offering discounts or flash sales.You exist because customers allow you to exist. Never forget that.The best customer retention strategy is a great customer service plan.