John Coleman — October 29, 2019 How to measure success? Is it even possible? Just to set the scene, I haven’t figured this out yet. I can tell you my story, in all its ugliness. It’s based on a real story, but it’s changed significantly from reality to protect the innocent. I hope you still … Continue reading How to Measure Success: Is it Even Possible?
Liesha Petrovich — September 27, 2019 Follow @lieshapetrovich Photo by Nathan Dumlao on Unsplash We pour our heart and soul into our businesses. We spend endless hours coming up with a strategy to sell our amazing product. We rewrite copy over and over. We practice our sales pitch a million times in the mirror. And … Continue reading Embracing Epic Failures on Our Path to Success
Kyle Weber — September 4, 2019 — September 4, 2019 I recently started a new chapter in my life. I’m newly engaged, I bought a house last winter, my nephew’s started using the potty… I’m looking down the barrel at 29 and I needed to make a change — literally. For the last decade, I’ve … Continue reading Impostor Syndrome and Faking It Till You Make It
Ines Temple — August 5, 2019 Follow @inestemple — August 5, 2019 In the changing world of work, you can futureproof your employability by banishing complacency and re-inventing yourself. Whether you like it or not, the simple fact is that you won’t be part of your company’s staffing plans forever. Since no one is exempt … Continue reading News Flash: You’re Accountable For Your Success
Sarah Deane — May 1, 2019 Follow @effectUX — May 1, 2019 Having extensively studied the behaviors and thought processes of high-performance, positive people at EffectUX, there are many key competencies (in fact, we found 74 in the creation of EMQ, a model for feeling and performing your best). However, one stands out that all … Continue reading The Thing That All Successful People Do and How You Can Too
Brian Basilico — April 25, 2019 Follow @bbasilico — April 25, 2019 One of the things in business that people are always looking for is an easier way to do things. The better way to do things. They’re always looking for something new, but what they really what most is an easy button. Well guess … Continue reading There is an Easy Button to Success, but Can You Afford It?
Andrew Heikkila — March 30, 2018 Follow @AndyO_TheHammer— March 30, 2018 According to Bill Gross, the founder of Idealab, there’s one factor that successful startups have all seem to have in common. “I tried to look at what factors actually accounted the most for success and failure across all of these companies, and the results … Continue reading Timing is Everything: How to Succeed and Fail Properly
Gee Ranasinha — March 24, 2018 Follow @KEXINO — March 24, 2018 It’s never been easier to start a business than it is right now. And that’s the problem. 25 years ago all most businesses had was a phone. Since no-one knew who you were or what you sold, you had to ring people up … Continue reading A Question of Trust: The Secret to Building a Successful Business
Margarita Hakobyan — March 22, 2018 Follow @margahakobyan — March 22, 2018 Some people are happy spending their lives working for a company or business, and that’s fine. For others, the idea of always working for someone else feels wrong. They may believe they can bring something new and exciting to the business market, or … Continue reading Estimating the Cost of Starting a Successful Business From Zero
Choncé Maddox — January 12, 2018 — January 12, 2018 When I first got interested in freelance writing, I thought the role sounded too good to be true. Get paid to write and do what you love? Set your own rates and choose your own hours? Awesome! For anyone who has a marketable skill they … Continue reading 3 Myths About Freelancing That Can Derail Your Success