Motivation

Inspiring Business Quotes from Fortune’s “The World’s 50 Greatest Leaders” 2016

Do you ever have one of those days (or weeks) where you don’t feel all that motivated to keep doing what you’re doing? Nothing seems to be going smoothly, everyone wants what you don’t have to give, and you feel tired, worn down, and almost ready to give up, causing you to look for some sort of inspiration…some reason to continue to push yourself forward? If you’re a small … [Read more...]

Top 20 Lesser-Known But Extremely Motivational Business Quotes

When I used to look at small business owners, I used to think about how they had it made. Here they were, running their own company, setting their own schedule, calling their own shots. They had it all and weren’t even breaking a sweat! It wasn’t until I started my own business that I learned that what I thought I saw and reality were two very different things. These top … [Read more...]

How to Keep Pushing When You’ve Got No Push Left

As entrepreneurs, we know what it’s like to spend a majority of our days doing things in an effort to push our businesses forward. Whether it’s coming up with ways to get new customers, creating new services and products to offer, or any other task that requires high energy and a lot of drive, the reality is that going this way day in and day out can be exhausting. And it can … [Read more...]

Do You Have “Burnout Syndrome”?

Some days I wake up and literally bound out of bed and down the stairs because I can’t wait to get in front of my computer and work on a particular project. Other days it’s all I can do to roll over, pull the covers off my body, and put two feet on the floor. While I think this is normal (I hope?), what happens when the fire inside you for your small business fizzles out and … [Read more...]

7 Thought-Provoking Reasons to Mentor Others

Within a year of graduating from college, I was extremely happy to land a job working as a caseworker for the local domestic relations section of the court. And while I was fairly confident in my abilities, overall proud of the work that I put out and the accomplishments I made (such as resolving over $3 million in back-due child support), the reality is that a great deal of my … [Read more...]

10 Success Quotes that Can Reenergize Your Body, Mind, and Soul

Every once in a while I have one of those days where there’s not much pep in my step, I’m filled with more doubts than reassurances, and life seems more uphill than I’d like. Even simple things are kind of a struggle and I’m in need of some motivation or inspiration to help me move beyond my hurdles and achieve the great things that I know I can achieve—if I just had the energy … [Read more...]