I ride my bike to work because it's great exercise and a very calming way to start and end the workday. However, what I see drivers doing as they race past me has me terrified. They drive while looking at their cell phones!
Everyone thinks they're an excellent driver, but the reality is most people are not. Including you (maybe, especially you.) That's even without the distraction of their Instagram feed while driving. Recently, co-workers and I were driving to lunch...
Stress is difficult to avoid if you work for yourself or run your own company or just live life on Earth. However, it can be minimized. There is always more to do. You finish a project and there's always another one. It's an endless list of tasks, projects and improvements, which can be overwhelming and anxiety-inducing.
How you deal with stress can affect both your company and your personal life, so it's important to think about and work on continually.
For some time I've tried to answer the question, "What is the best human diet?" When I say "diet," I'm not referring to a temporary way of eating that usually starts on Monday or January 1st and quickly fades by the next weekend when you're back to eating Oreos for breakfast. I'm talking about the other less popular definition, "The kinds of foods a person habitually eats."
I searched to find the kinds of lifetime habits I needed to create in...
Lies We Tell Startups : You should always be hustling. If you're not always hustling, you're a loser and you'll never be successful. This is one of the lies we tell startups and entrepreneurs. I completely disagree with this sentiment because it focuses on the wrong thing - it focuses on time spent instead of productivity and output.
Focusing on putting in the time also creates a bad work environment that leads to lower productivity, burnout and employee turnover. In addition,...
This popular quote poses grave danger to the success and happiness of entrepreneurs:
“A quitter never wins and a winner never quits.”
― Napoleon Hill
I prefer this more useful quote:
"Quitters never win, winners never quit, but those who never win AND never quit are idiots."
If you're not winning, it's time to look at why and change things up. How can you objectively even know if you're winning? What does quitting look like and what are the benefits?
Listen below to find out.