5 Courses That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur in 2019

Being a successful entrepreneur in today’s competitive and volatile business environment takes more than being innovative.

Entrepreneurs of today need to possess various business-related skill sets to stay competitive.

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This article is meant to give the reader an idea of a few courses they should take to boost their success at business.

1. Marketing

Entrepreneurs are inherently deeply involved in marketing activities.

From trying to sell their ideas to investors to selling their products or services to consumers, an entrepreneur is always in sales mode.

Having a background in marketing is hugely beneficial for this reason.

A marketing course will help one gain valuable insights as they research how to develop products and services that people want or need.…

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5 Surprising Ways to Deal with Difficult People

It is not very easy to deal with difficult people, that’s for sure. Let’s imagine the next situation. Your boss instructed you to head your team of four, organize a meeting, plan a product launch, and “ensure that it is 100% successful.” You and two of the team members are easygoing, but the other one is problematic. In fact, they’re such difficult people that they are hard to deal with.

tips to deal with difficult people

For one thing, in fact, they do not have any ideas on how to make this project flawless. For another, they do not agree with your options and are ready to contest everything that you offer.…

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How to Combat Loneliness As a Solopreneur

When you first decide to strike it out on your own in the small business world, the excitement of starting your business can quickly fizzle into burnout. Everyone talks about the joys of maintaining your own schedule as an entrepreneur, but not many discuss the loneliness that can settle in fast. And if you’re a solopreneur dealing with the everyday loneliness of working alone, you’re not the only one.

How to combat loneliness as a solopreneur

To help you get through those days where being on your own doesn’t feel as exciting as it used to, we talked to entrepreneurs, freelancers, and therapists about the strategies you can use to avoid loneliness in your solopreneur career.…

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Improving Your Potential: Here’s How CEOs can Reroute Their Life Toward Fulfillment

Most of us aren’t living life to the fullest – and While for many, the phrase “living life to the fullest” conjures images of enjoyment and happiness, in this article we’re going to explore ways to live life to the fullest–when it comes to your potential.

Studies show that individuals who make the most of their intellect, time, and bodies are often healthier, happier, and more content. It’s easy to start rerouting your life towards fulfillment, and it starts with unlocking your potential.

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Professional potential

Many of us wish for a better salary and a better position in our current field.…

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The Power of Anticipation

As a professional you experience a multitude of problems on daily basis.  If you don’t know how to handle all the pressure, then you’ll break. So, what should a professional do? Read on.

Thinking businesswoman

“Just try and be present” is something people with anxiety and stress hear an awful lot. It’s not bad advice, but it’s also a little vague. No one really says what “being present” means. If it means moving forward with your life even in the face of adversity, then that’s a good thing to tell people.

We all want to be able to close our eyes and just experience life as it is in that particular instant, but it’s so much easier said than done.…

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An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Whole Person Development

The idea of separation between one’s home and work life is not only an archaic way of thinking but a complete myth when it comes to life as an entrepreneur. That’s why there has been a paradigm shift toward Whole Person Development amongst entrepreneurs, executives, and coaches across the world.

Adopting whole person development paradigm

What is Whole Person Development?

Whole Person Development is a psychologically-based theory that in order to be successful, one must optimize the key components of life. The six components include emotional intelligence, physical, psychological, professional, social, and spiritual.

Most people are strong in some aspects and lacking in others. This disbalance can be caused by putting too much focus on one area and not enough on others, or simply by not recognizing how each aspect can impact the bigger picture.…

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Arnold Siegel’s 7 Ideas for Staying Productive When You’re Dealing With Anxiety

Anxiety is a universal fact of life. We all feel it.

“We put pressure on ourselves to be successful,” says Arnold Siegel, contemporary American philosopher and founder of Autonomy and Life, “and we feel it from others too.”

Siegel literally wrote the book on sublimating anxiety in the service of a productive, self-actualized life.

Anxiety attack

Siegel has developed a philosophy of life for practical living. He directs his students in the following ways.

1. Take Responsibility for the Consequences of Your Actions

First, remember that the cavalry is not coming. The buck stops with each one of us; only we can take ultimate responsibility for our actions.…

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Does Mindfulness Training Have Business Benefits?

Buzzwords come and go in the corporate world. Many are short-lived fads championed and then dropped in a matter of weeks, but occasionally a workplace trend comes along that stands the test of time. Mindfulness is the latest buzzword to infiltrate the corporate world, and this one is here to stay.

Mindfulness

Mindfulness is a type of meditation that focuses attention on breathing as it flows in and out of your body, allowing you to think and feel sensation more clearly. This method of mental training is growing in the West, and is following in yoga’s footsteps to become a billion dollar industry.…

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Habits Of Highly Effective Small Business Owners

It is easy to see that some people in the world of business stand out among all the others. A successful small business owner requires a particular skill set and disposition. People often wonder what makes those “high rollers” so successful in business.

Success habit

It does not take much to understand that success is earned, and those who are successful in small business instill a certain set of behaviors that allow them to be focused and purposeful in life and work. Take a look at a few winning habits of highly effective small business owners.

Effective leaders take care of themselves

Effective leadership takes focus and consistency.…

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Top 5 Habits of The Best World Leaders in History

The idea of being “successful” is indeed a matter of personal judgment. There are timeless truths and habits that helps one achieve success, regardless of one’s personality or industry he/she works in, or a point in history.

The world’s top leaders and professionals employ unique ways to boost their productivity. Then be it Steve Jobs or Mark Zuckerberg, Mahatma Gandhi or Barack Obama there are 5 simple habits that sets them apart from the crowd and makes them the best in their craft. Many of these can be easily integrated into our daily lives.

Here’s how:

1. They have their priorities clearly defined

Instead of gossiping with people, successful world leaders tend to invest heavily on learning new concepts or grooming a new skill.…

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