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Cultivate Presence

Sometimes, it can feel like our days are pushing us further and further away from being fully present. Many people live in a chronically busy state, and the average person likely has a lengthy to-do list when thinking about work, family, social, and personal commitments. We’re often so focused on future goals and past numbers…

6 Things You Can Do Right Now to Be Happier at Work

Your happiness at work matters. It’s connected to your energy levels and motivation, your ability to prevent burnout, your productivity, and many other areas. There’s no doubt that most of us can have stressful days, but when that becomes chronic, it can really start to impact your success. The good news is that there are…

Simplicity

A concept that has interested me lately is simplicity. I keep coming back to this idea in numerous aspects of my work and realizing what real value it holds. In a world where it’s so easy to feel information-overload, simplicity can almost feel like a luxury. Rather than a luxury though, I’ve started thinking of…

Can Getting Out in Nature Help You Be Better at Your Job?

For many of us, our workdays include a hefty amount of screen time. Whether you’re crunching numbers, building a website, or reading emails, most professionals find themselves sitting in front of a screen for at least a portion of their day. So, if most of your work takes place inside, how can spending time in…

How Clear is Your Vision for Success?

Whether you’re a team manager, small business owner, remote worker, or nine-to-fiver, having a clear vision of success is important. It’s understandable that we can sometimes get caught up in the day-to-day stresses of work, and our focus narrows to getting through the week. But if we want real success, we need to stay connected…

What Intentions Will You Set for 2020?

Recently, we took a look back over the last year with the idea of highlighting the things that weren’t so helpful to us, so that we didn’t bring them with us into 2020. This week, I wanted to take a forward look at the year ahead. What are the things you do want to cultivate…

What Will You Leave Behind as You Head Into 2020?

In many situations, a change in perspective can open up new opportunities. When it comes to planning for the new year, one of the most traditional perspectives is ‘what resolutions will I make for the year ahead?’. It’s a forward-looking perspective that’s often focused on major change. While I’m not suggesting you abandon this perspective…

Why Staying in Survival Mode Might Sink Your Ship

It’s easy for busy professionals to switch into survival mode without fully realizing it. Your plate starts overflowing, and your focus shifts from growing your business to getting through the day. While we all have days like this from time to time, when survival mode becomes your norm, it can create a cycle that not…

Harnessing the Power of Habits

As we approach the new year, there’s often a lot of discussion around large goals. Don’t get me wrong, ambitious goals are valuable, but those goals alone won’t necessarily get us where we want to go. Instead, it’s usually our much smaller repetitive daily actions that make an impact over time. Our habits can really…