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5 Habits of Successful People Before 8 a.m.


By Richard Lorenzen

The difference between successful people and everyone else is the way they utilize time. With only so many hours in a day, you need to maximize those hours. The best of the best are up early and getting to work before their peers have rolled out of bed. So, what are the top five habits of successful people before 8 am? Read more

5 Ways to Turn an Unproductive Day Around

By Thanh Pham

The way you start your morning sets the tone for the rest day. Waking up and starting the day productively, most likely results in a productive day. But…start a day with a bad mood and it can spiral out of control and you’ll get nothing done at all.

We’ve all been there.

I used to believe that it was impossible to turn an unproductive day into a productive day until I discovered these 5 techniques. Read more

5 Things Successful People Do That Others Don’t

By Grant Cardone

Because I never trusted my talents, my looks or my luck, and I had no connections, I studied what successful people did and tried to mimic that. Then I studied what unsuccessful people did and tried to avoid that.

While there are many things that seem to differentiate those who are successful from those who aren’t, I’ve noticed one simple difference that stands out the most—successful people are often more willing. Read more

7 Scientifically-Proven Habits To Boost Success

By Nile Bijoux

With how easy it is get distracted by the Internet these days, even Microsoft have said humans’ attention span has dropped from 12 seconds to 8, a second lower than a goldfish. That’s right, we’ve been outclassed by fish. Inevitably a lower attention span leads to lower productivity and thus a lower rate of success. In light of this, here are seven scientifically-proven habits to help you put that goldfish in its place. Read more

12 Things Successful People Do During Their Lunch Break

By Jacquelyn Smith

Do you typically spend your lunch hour scarfing down an unhealthy meal at your desk? Maybe you run out for a quick bite but keep your eyes glued to your smartphone. Or perhaps you just skip lunch altogether.

Experts say your lunch hour is critical for keeping your productivity and energy levels up. Working or rushing through it can be detrimental to your success. Read more

How To Refocus Naturally

By Krista Hillis

We’re living in a world that is both overwhelming and distracting. Think about your average day — from morning until night, we’re bombarded with information and stimuli. In turn, each decision you make and every distraction you’re exposed to takes its toll on your ability to focus.

We need to learn how to tune out irrelevant information so that we can maintain greater attention, helping us achieve more as we live a more fulfilling life. Easier said than done, right? If you struggle to focus, you will most certainly benefit from the following list of suggestions. Read more

Taking Steps toward Goals: What Does Research Tell Us?

By Senia Maymin

Over the last 5 years, I studied motivation and incremental steps toward goals for my Ph.D. research. During the same time period, I used incremental steps myself, publishing Profit from the Positive with Margaret Greenberg. Based on both experiences, here are my research-based suggestions for taking incremental steps to reach important goals. Read more

How To Get Back On Track After Losing Sight Of A Goal

By Diane Gottsman

Whether it’s achieving a certain level of professional success or maintaining healthy eating habits, we set goals with the best intentions and start by pursuing them with enthusiasm. But it’s easy for those big ideas to fall by the wayside when our schedules get disrupted or we have an emotional setback.

Under stress, it’s often difficult to sustain the energy we had at the beginning. Whatever the reason for getting off track, it can be even harder to resume our efforts than it was to start them in the first place. Even those with the most steely resolve lose steam once in a while.

Here are five ways to refocus on your objective and maintain your momentum when you stray off the path.
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10 Positive Thoughts To Help You Achieve Your Goals

By Lyndsay Reyes

The road to success is not smooth. Making something out of yourself in our high rising society can be intimidating. With all of the stress that the world puts on becoming successful (interlocking with happy), we can often get discouraged. Keeping a positive mind will set you down the right track to obtain the goals you aspire to achieve. Keeping these 10 thoughts in your mind daily will simultaneously intertwine subtle excitement for the future into your daily life and add confidence into to your future. Read more

5 Ways to Drastically Increase Your Productivity

By Matt Mayberry

Regardless of how successful they already are, most entrepreneurs and business leaders would like to become more productive and efficient. Of course, the busy-ness of running a company and managing others can create a great amount of stress, which leads to exactly what we don’t want: decreasing productivity levels.

Here are 5 proven ideas and strategies for increasing your productivity that have tremendously benefited my life as well as the hundreds of thousands of people that I speak to each and every year. Read more

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