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Doing After Planning: Making Your Dreams a Reality

Doing After Planning: Making Your Dreams a Reality

“She’s all talk, no action.” “He’s all bark and no bite.” “They can talk the talk, but they don’t walk the walk.” We have all heard these words about one person or another. If you don’t want yourself and your actions to be defined by these popular phrases, then it’s...

5 Ways to Fight Adversity

5 Ways to Fight Adversity

People face adversity in various dimensions and different ways.  To be successful in life, one needs to positively face hurdles and overcome them.  Maintaining the right attitude during such times of adversity is perhaps the most important quality in life. Fighting...

Thinking of Your ‘Why’ When Lacking Motivation

Thinking of Your ‘Why’ When Lacking Motivation

Motivation is the driving force that gets everyone going in the morning. It's what keeps people busy instead of lazy and focused instead of apathetic. That is why a lack of motivation is devastating and affects every aspect of life in a negative way. It's important to...

Polishing Your LinkedIn Profile

Polishing Your LinkedIn Profile

LinkedIn is an established social network which many online entrepreneurs overlook. Once it is seen as a cross between Facebook and a virtual business card, its usefulness becomes clearer. But to use it effectively, you have to treat it differently than other social...

Building a Successful Business Team

Building a Successful Business Team

The mark of a great business centers around how strong its team is. If you're not sure about that, then think about your personal life. How many of your friends in your circle have the same level of success? After all, like the saying goes, “You are the sum of your...

The Benefits of the Long Shot in Business

The Benefits of the Long Shot in Business

Operating a business is requires consistent diligence and hard work. Those who have adequate gumption can run a successful business because it takes failing continuously and learning from those failures. The level of success people achieve depends on their ability to...

NOLA Ghost Tours for Halloween

NOLA Ghost Tours for Halloween

New Orleans is a city is steeped in history, lore, charm, an abundance of culture and paranormal tales, leading many to call New Orleans the most haunted city in the United States. A great way to experience the city and its spirits is to go on one of the many famed...

Building a Business with Meaning

Building a Business with Meaning

Entrepreneurs today are working hard to combine profit and meaning so they can make a living, and use their businesses to give back to their communities. Money is air in business, but people need more than air to survive. When people do something strictly for the...

New Orleans’ Greatest Tourist Spots

New Orleans’ Greatest Tourist Spots

When touring some of the most entertaining and culturally unique cities in the United States, the Big Easy is one of the most popular and fascinating. Though New Orleans has certainly had its share of difficult times since Hurricane Katrina, the tenacious spirit of...

Questions to Ask Yourself for Emotional Intelligence

Questions to Ask Yourself for Emotional Intelligence

Having good emotional intelligence is important in all aspects of life. Emotional intelligence means recognizing, understanding, and responding to our own feelings as well as those of others. Understanding the way people feel and how they're motivated is great for...