31 03, 2016

Make this the turning point of your life

“Big doors swing on small hinges.” Sometimes, it’s the small things in life that can result in the biggest changes in life’s direction. One of the most effective things you can do for your life is to uncover your mission. It’s a small thing that consistently produces big results. With the world constantly changing and [...]

9 02, 2016

The habits of highly inefficient adults

When I was little, mom said she knew I was lying because a red dot would appear on my forehead. It took years before I realized it wasn’t the red dot, but my attempts to hide my forehead, that clued-in my mother. Maybe when you were young, you were told things like: Don’t play in [...]

30 09, 2014

The Difference Between Principles and Values

In his influential book, The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen R. Covey outlined the difference between principles and values. In Covey’s view, principles are rules or laws that are permanent, unchanging, and universal in nature. Values are internal and subjective, and they may change over time. What are principles? For Covey, principles are [...]

22 01, 2014

Creating A Great Company Culture

Company culture is the term used to describe the values and practices of a company and its employees.  Although each company has unique qualities, in general, company culture is about creating a positive and productive work environment for its employees. Hiring people who compliment your company’s culture, having a strong and well-known mission statement and [...]

7 01, 2014

How to Be More Persuasive: The Benefit Exchange Principle

The principle of benefit exchange is a key concept that you need to focus on to become more persuasive. This concept revolves around making the the person who you are trying to convince, influence, or persuade understand where you’re coming from and showing them what they will get out of taking your […]

23 09, 2013

How to Define Your Company Values

Company culture starts with company values. Not every company makes an intentional effort identify or to mold their company values, but they should. Company values are reflected in the beliefs and behaviors of the business. […]