Motivation

Getting Ahead of the Game: Five Reasons to Finish Your Business Degree

Today, in America, students of all ages, races, and backgrounds, are dropping out of college at an alarming rate. Take a look at these numbers from just four years ago: in 2016 almost 50% of first time students dropped out of their four-year programs. With almost two thirds of students leaving colleges without any degree, there is no “time like the present” to finally finish … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Make Your Small Business More Environmentally Friendly

The environment is a topic on everyone’s minds these days. From climate change to reducing single use plastics and air pollution, we all know that it is important to live responsibly and protect the environment. If you’re like most people, you are probably are trying to live a more eco-friendly lifestyle by recycling, using reusable shopping bags, and so on. But what about your … [Read more...]

Jimmy John Liautaud’s Take on Passion in Charitable Work and Business

For Jimmy John Liautaud, being a billionaire comes with an obligation to give back. The founder of the Jimmy John’s sandwich empire recently sold a majority share of his 2,800-plus store operation to Atlanta-based Roark Capital Group in 2005. While Liautaud retains 35% of the company, the deal pushed his personal worth to an estimated $1.7 billion. Liautaud is now in his … [Read more...]

Matt Fleeger’s Solid Business Relationships Fuel the Growth of Gulf Coast Western

Matt Fleeger, CEO, President, and Director of Gulf Coast Western, LLC, has built a reputation for cultivating solid partnerships and business relationships built on integrity, trust, and respect.  With a focus on responsible growth and transparency with business partners, Fleeger has led Gulf Coast Western, a successful oil and gas company based in the Dallas/Ft. Worth area, … [Read more...]

How to Seamlessly Transition Your High-Fashion Workplace Style into Your Weekend Look

Are you the type that enjoys high-fashion, stays on top of all the current trends, and takes pride in looking sophisticated, professional, and well put-together at the office? Perhaps fashion is a way for you to express yourself in a creative way. Then again, maybe it helps to bolster your confidence in the workplace. Let’s face it, when you look the part of a high-powered … [Read more...]

9 Little-Known Success Quotes that Belong on Every Solopreneur’s Wall

As a solopreneur who is also a writer, a lot of people envision that my days are spent relentlessly tapping away at my keyboard, letting my words flow from my mind to my fingertips with amazing vigor before ultimately winding up a full-length manuscript that is proudly displayed on my once stark-white computer screen. While that’s a nice thought, there have been far more … [Read more...]

3 Things Attending a Tony Robbins Event Taught Me About Business

As a writer and speaker who specializes in personal development and health and wellness content, I’ve spent a lot of time reading the words of wisdom offered by one of the most well-known motivational speakers ever: Tony Robbins. In fact, I just finished one of his earliest books, Awaken the Giant Within, a few months ago, which happens to be right around the same time my … [Read more...]

8 Traits Every Successful Solopreneur Possesses

“I want to go into business to fail” said no solopreneur ever. In fact, it is the hope for great success that keeps many of us going day in and day out, even when it feels like things just aren’t going our way. While sometimes success is achieved, in part, by luck—such as by being in the right place at the right time—the reality is that having certain traits is by and large … [Read more...]

5 Reasons To Have An Office Christmas Party

Office Christmas parties are infamous for being full of mischief and alcohol, so are they worth it? Despite the bad reputation that these parties get, you’ll find that there are many benefits to throwing one of these events for your staff. To convince you of this, we have put together five reasons why we think that you should have an office Christmas party. Keep reading if … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Stay Motivated as You Build Your Business

Motivation is a limited resource, and you’ve probably figured that out by now. As an aspiring entrepreneur, you’re responsible for more than your motivation. Like it or not, you’re responsible for everything that’s happening around you and your business—your customers, your employees, your costs, your competition. It can get tough, I know. Nevertheless, your motivation is … [Read more...]