Business Psychology

Find Your Pace

If you’re like me (and you must be at least a little, if you’re walking the path to PIE), you are a highly motivated, self-starting individual. You have an unending drive for success. You are tenacious. You have a tendency to go-go-go, until you attain your goals. The word stop just isn’t in your vocabulary. […]
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Finding Your Inspiration

I want to tell you all a story. A long, long time ago there was a man. This man was, much like all of us, a very highly motivated and driven individual. He worked unbelievably hard at everything he did. His goal was simple: to push the boundaries in everything he did. More than that. […]
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Staying Organized

I want you all to think about a hypothetical situation. For some reason, the government has decided they want to audit your business. They want to see sales reports, payroll, the whole nine yards. There’s just one problem. All these necessary reports are scattered about your home office, strewn haphazardly across multiple areas on multiple […]
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Think Outside The Box? Get Rid of The Box Entirely!

It’s been a while since I’ve started a post with this, so here’s one for nostalgia’s sake. There’s an old saying that goes “think outside the box.” You’ll hear this one a lot in life. Work, school, social interactions, this particular phrase pops up literally everywhere. I’m sure I’ve even said it on this blog […]
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Don’t Work – Build

You might think  you’re getting into business for yourself to pursue your dreams. Finally, you think, you’ll be doing what you love and working for yourself, and you’ll be happy. You might even be right. Unfortunately, odds are good that you’re not. Even if you’re getting into a business that you’re passionate about – which […]
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To Do Lists Are Handy, But Consider A Done List

I’ve got a to-do list that’s a mile long, it sometimes feels, and I’m sure you can relate. My list is important, and it helps me focus on what I need to accomplish and prioritize my tasks – both essential undertakings. But man, can it be a drag! What’s more, it’s not as useful as […]
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Take A Cue From France

France, like much of Europe, takes a much more relaxed view of work and its place in life. The nation is known for a supportive labour regulatory framework and the 35 hour work-week (Germany also has a 35 hour work week, which doesn’t prevent it from being one of the most industrious nations in the […]
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Maximizing Your Brain Power Through Habituation

The brain is tricky thing. It’s the most important organ in the body, yet also the least well understood. However, scientists have spent years unlocking its complexity, and although they have not yet mastered the brain, they’ve learned a great deal about it. One of the most important lessons thus far has been on the […]
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Root For Everyone

The heart of our economy is competition. By competing with one another, businesses are forced to find greater efficiencies and deliver results that better match what the market demands. This is the great strength of capitalism, and the results speak for themselves. However, it is also a weakness. Competition can become so great that businesses […]
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Deferred Gratification

We live in fast-paced world with plenty to keep you distracted. What’s more, we evolved to crave the instant, the immediate response or sensation. It’s an instinct to which society now caters nearly absolutely. The internet presents you with information at the click of a button, TV delivers on-demand content to your screen, and modern […]
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