Side Effects of the Information Age

Side Effects of the Information Age

Demagogues or rabble rousers have always had a leg up in the political arena. If you can whip up a frenzy of prejudice and ignorance and raise the specter of looming threats or conspiratorial “elites”, while not being particularly beholden to facts, you’ll get a 

4 Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt

4 Ways to Overcome Self-Doubt

Image Credit – Lifehack.org Entrepreneurs have frequent opportunities to doubt themselves, their plans, ideas and abilities. Perhaps you’ve occasionally asked yourself, “Am I really cut out for this job?” or “Am I on the right track?” In 1998, I was laid off from a prominent 

5 Ways to Improve the Performance of Your Greatest Asset: You

5 Ways to Improve the Performance of Your Greatest Asset: You

Image credit: Snapwire Snaps We are constantly looking for ways to enhance, grow and improve our assets, but we often overlook the most important one of them all. Your greatest asset is not your bank account, stock portfolio, 401(k) or real estate holdings — it’s you. What 

The Most Successful Achievers, What They Do Differently

The Most Successful Achievers, What They Do Differently

Image credit: Mike Fernwood | Flickr Something that has always fascinated me over the years is what are some of the things that the best of the best do differently than everyone else. While there are many different qualities and habits that the best possess, here are 10 

The Power of Aromatherapy

The Power of Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy. You may not know exactly what it is, but you can’t escape it. Everywhere you turn, there is a plethora of scented candles, oils, sprays and incense all claiming to be good for your health and well-being. “Smell this and feel calm!” “Light this, 

7 Ways to Increase Your Charisma

7 Ways to Increase Your Charisma

Image credit: Shutterstock.com When you are able to leave a positive and lasting impression on anyone you come across, the world will become your oyster. The good news is that this charming talent is learnable and yours for the taking. This talent is widely knows 

10 Skills That Are Hard to Learn But Pay Off Forever

10 Skills That Are Hard to Learn But Pay Off Forever

Image credit: Jan Vašek | StockSnap.io The best things in life may be free, but that doesn’t mean they won’t take time, sweat, and perseverance to acquire. That’s especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills. In an effort to ascertain which talents are 

20 Signs It’s Time To Let Go & Move On

20 Signs It’s Time To Let Go & Move On

We find out how strong we are in the moments of uncertainty life inevitably gives us. The unplanned events – layoffs, death, disease or divorce – can come crashing into our world at any moment. Then the questionable life changes crop up. Should I stay 

5 Ways to Build the Resilience You Need to Succeed

5 Ways to Build the Resilience You Need to Succeed

Image credit: Iron Man | Marvel Studios The Boston Red Sox. Robert Downey Jr. Martha Stewart. Everyone loves a good comeback story. Perhaps the most famous example in the business world is Steve Jobs, who was forced out of Apple — the company he founded — in