They say it takes 21 days to break a habit. Three weeks to stop a behavior that you may have been doing your whole life. But if there's any time to break a habit, it's now. Habits to break to be more productive vary from putting down your phone, avoiding procrastinating and adjusting from a multi-tasking machine to a more focused person. Working smarter can help you accomplish more in a day, both inside and outside of the office. Stop sabotaging your work day and personal life with bad habits and
Sellers often come to us with a simple question: How can I increase my margins? This is an important question for anyone looking to be successful in the world of e-commerce. Higher margins are the key to greater sustained success.
Millennials are "lazy, entitled narcissists," according to Baby Boomers. Hold on Millennials, before you make this about yourselves you should know that Baby Boomers contemplated and made midlife career changes long before you felt the need to take a semester off to find yourselves in Europe. When workers make the critical decision to leave one career for another, where do they end up?
Children and successful business men have more in common than you may think. One of the first few things they learn in their formative years of life as a child or a businessman are their ABCs. "A-B-C. A-Always, B-Be, C-Closing. Always be closing, always be closing." These words, spoken by the character played by Alec Baldwin in the 1992 film Glengarry Glen Ross, based off of the play of the same name written by David Mamet, was hardly a new idea when it was quoted in the movie. Always Be Closing is a mantra that is commonly used to teach those who are new to sales. But the repetition of this ideal doesn't stop at the learning process. Always Be Closing is a business rule that is used over and over for the duration of a salesman's career. The phrase has been used for decades when instructing salespeople to build careers and maintaining a goal when in a business setting and is one of many terms in the business lingo.
In a world where there are no politicians left to look up to, there are few places to turn to for leadership. CEOs of successful companies have guided my thought process and belief systems as far back as I can remember. From the time I was 13, my father would regularly buy me books on famous CEOs. Till this day I continue to consume their wisdom. These are the best CEO quotes that have given me continual inspiration and wisdom.
I have always asked myself what separates great leaders from those who aren't titled the same. When great leaders do things right, they inspire people working with them, but great leadership does not just come on a platter. A true leader is noteworthy and someone to be observed in action. They have exemplary characteristics that stand out. Not everyone is a natural born leader but everyone has the capacity to be a great leader. There is no one formula for great leadership but there are some things that great leaders do differently that clearly place them in a category all their own.