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5 Acts of Mental Discipline to Maintain A Positive Mindset

Entrepreneurship will knock you off kilter once in awhile. You need a plan for dealing with it

As entrepreneurs, we’re constantly pushing the envelope, growing and developing ourselves, and creating new ideas and work. It's a fun and exciting ride, but there’s also a major downside to this way of life: The inevitable discomfort that comes with the expansion ...

by Jolie Dawn  | May 06, 2018 02:00:00
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5 Ways to Rewire Your Brain to Be Positive

How to train yourself to be happier

Whether you realize it or not, the negative experiences you have lived through often influence your decisions. Your brain learns from difficult situations and painful memories, and these experiences get sealed into your brain.Your brain naturally wants to do whatever it can ...

by Deep Patel  | July 11, 2017 12:00:00
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Here's How You Can Train Your Mind to Be More Positive

There's a big difference between the "doers" and "thinkers" of the world

When we talk about positivity, a lot of  times that concept can be quickly written off as “pseudoscience” or “high-minded conversation.” However, while some skepticism of the powers of positive thinking may be valid, positive thinking is no snake oil cure, but rather a genuine approach ...

by AJ Agrawal  | May 30, 2017 06:00:00
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8 Ways to Train Your Brain to Become More Positive

When our brains go negative that can eat away at our productivity, creativity and decision-making skills

(By Angela Ruth)It’s been said that humans on average can have anywhere from 12,000 to 60,000 thoughts per day -- if not more. Pretty fascinating, right?Here’s the issue. Some speculate that an astounding 80 percent of our thoughts are negative and you train your brain to have more negative ...

by Due  | May 10, 2017 08:00:00
Startup Tips

9 skills you should learn that pay dividends forever

The moment we think that we are who we are, is the moment we give away our unrealized potential.

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you have made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on ...

by Travis Bradberry  | May 10, 2016 08:00:00
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5 ways to act like a millionaire

Seek opportunity, go against the grain, and do imperfect things.

The way you think shapes the world you will create. Successful people (aka millionaires) think differently than most people. I am not saying that you are not a success if you are not a millionaire, but looking at those who are struggling to ...

by Gene Hammett  | March 11, 2016 09:00:00
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10 troubling habits of unhappy people

When people are unhappy, it is much more difficult to be around them, let alone work with them.

Happiness comes in so many different forms that it can be hard to define. Unhappiness, on the other hand, is easy to identify; you know it when you see it, and you definitely know when it is taken ahold of you. When people ...

by Travis Bradberry  | February 24, 2016 09:00:00
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8 ways to not only survive but prosper around negative people

Learn to swim with the tides and keep the negative current away.

To be an entrepreneur, you have to have a thick skin and not be defensive to customer feedback and constructive criticism.On the other hand, no entrepreneur should tolerate negative vibes and complainers on their own team. The challenge is to understand the difference ...

by Martin Zwilling  | February 16, 2016 08:00:00
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7 easy ways for entrepreneurs to boost motivation every day

Because staying motivated is a daily choice.

In my years as an entrepreneur, author, and business adviser, I have seen others fail and had countless failures of my own. I have stayed up endless late nights working on a new project, only to rip it apart and start all over ...

by Murray Newlands  | February 03, 2016 08:00:00
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5 negative ways of thinking you need to stop today

Dealing with these negative thoughts can only make you worse.

Whether you’re an entrepreneur, freelancer, in management or climbing up the corporate ladder, by being negative, your worst enemy becomes yourself.Sadly, most people say worse things about themselves, to themselves, than they would ever say about a friend or even a stranger. It's ...

by Anna Johansson  | September 16, 2015 11:00:00
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The 5 benefits of being optimistic

Know the benefits of optimism and positivity even in the face of adversity.

When running a business, as we all know, there will be difficult days, hard times and stressful periods. Although it’s not easy to spot the silver linings, having a positive attitude can help us push through rough patches.Here are a few benefits optimism ...

by Zach Cutler  | September 15, 2015 02:00:00
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3 ways to turn negative experiences around

Master the ability of converting negative things into positive by following these tips.

Do you feel that you struggle with the negative experiences that have occurred up to this point in your life? Maybe you got fired from your job, failed at achieving an important goal or even could be battling something in your personal life ...

by Matt Mayberry  | September 15, 2015 01:00:00
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15 habits of mentally tough people

Mental toughness is not an innate quality bestowed upon a chosen few. It can be achieved and enjoyed.

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, ...

by Travis Bradberry  | July 17, 2015 08:00:00