July 5, 2019
Such is life, where heartbreak, setbacks, and utter failures materialize when we least expect them. Our principles can either aid or impede on our ability to push through complications to find success. It takes a positive mindset to dust ourselves off, regroup, and pick up the broken pieces. But there is beauty in the mess, and it’s up to us to find our passion in the struggle. Nothing is more precious to us than that which we create through hard work and struggle. While we know life often surprises us, it’s imperative that we create value in the battles and grow in the process.  There are several keys to prosperity, many of which link directly to our personal principles: •Positive ThinkingAlways finding the good in any situation is crucial to growth ...
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Jenny Weinhardt

Make the Most Out of a Difficult Situation

June 28, 2019
On occasion, you may find yourself in a scenario where - all things considered - it seems no good is able to come from it. Whether an obstacle is preventing you from accomplishing a goal, or you feel that a group consultation would be of no help, the ...
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Rob de Medeiros

How Emotional Intelligence was Defined in One Season

April 16, 2019
"If you learn to use it right, the adversity, it will buy you a ticket to a place you couldn't have gone any other way.” - Virginia Basketball head coach, Tony Bennett Watching March Madness, I was struck by what it can teach us to pay attention and see ...
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Common Sense in Arguments is Not So Common

March 26, 2019
When arguments erupt, especially in business, common sense usually disappears and emotions fly. It's important to remember that when in a discussion with a colleague, the two most important things are your words and your intent. Unfortunately, those are the 2 hardest things to control when a discussion ...
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The Slippery Slope That Is Social Media

February 15, 2019
If you are truly making your personal and business decisions based on your core values, then you are more likely instilled with the need to act for social justice where you see a wrong. However, the way in which you use your voice should remain in alignment with ...
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Entrepreneurship and Professionalism Go Hand-in-Hand

January 29, 2019
One of the benefits of being an entrepreneur is the ability to define the culture you want in your business. If you want creativity to thrive you may look to hire and foster those that bring a certain joy to their work and environment. If you are in ...
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Pay Yourself First Explained

January 24, 2019
Take a minute to think about the instructions you are given when you board a plane and are readying for take-off… in the event of loss of cabin air pressure, place your oxygen mask on yourself before helping others. The logical side of my brain understands the rationale ...
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Success Starts and Ends with a Business Plan

December 6, 2018
“By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail.” -Benjamin Franklin At an early age, I was able to see opportunity where others didn’t. This led to the creation of my first successful venture when I was still in high school. To others, the opportunity I saw didn’t look ...
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Work Smarter, Not Harder

November 9, 2018
I would hazard a guess that at least 80 per cent of entrepreneurs finish the day not having accomplished everything that they had set out to do. Does that mean that they need to work longer hours? Or does it mean that they need to change their routines ...
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Vacation Doesn’t Mean Working by the Beach

August 21, 2018
“A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.” -Earl Wilson, Journalist Why do we tend to judge those who take vacation? We’ve all heard it before: “is now the right time to take vacation?”, “he can’t be that dedicated if he ...
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