Your Words Are Powerful: 8 Positive Speaking Habits to Build Yourself Up

Have you ever heard yourself saying: “This situation (or person) is just impossible.” “I’m a total failure at…” or “I’m hopeless at…” “I’ll never be able to figure this out.” “I’ll try, but…” “It’s just such a nightmare.” If you answered “yes” to any of those, then it’s likely you’ve unconsciously been sabotaging your success […]

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How to Boost Self Motivation

Keep yourself out of the rut with these easy tips.      I find motivation in doing what I love every day, which is empowering people to take charge of their health. It drives me crazy that so many people are suffering unnecessarily. Over the years I have seen so many people get healthy with simple lifestyle […]

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How You Can Put Yourself on a New Career Path

Nobody wants to second-guess their career choice. Yet there I was, in my first “real” UX role designing the interface for a mobile game, wondering whether I’d made the right call. My worry? The flat visual mockups and addictive user flows that I was working on delivered value for the company, not necessarily the user. […]

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What Does Real Leadership Look Like?

I was at dinner recently with some friends and out of the blue, one of my dinner companions asked a compelling question: If something dangerous happened here in this restaurant, who do you think would step up and lead us out of here to safety? Companies all across the globe are asking a similar question […]

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Top 10 Russian Entrepreneurs

Russia is now the largest Internet market in Europe, with more than 55 million online users. Russian Internet market leaders, Yandex and London-listed Mail.ru Group, both reported a year-over-year revenue growth of 50% for the first quarter of 2012. The Russian market is growing at a supersonic rate and provides excellent exit opportunites for investors in Russian online ventures to create a brand-new breed of Russian Internet entrepreneur. So, who […]

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Strategy to improve business productivity

Technological advances, customer expectations and especially globalization have increased the need for higher productivity. After all, Canadian entrepreneurs must now compete with companies in countries such as China and India where labour costs are a fraction of what they are in North America. In a formal sense, productivity refers to how well an organization converts […]

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Women: “How to use Power language”

Ever find yourself using the phrase “Correct me if I’m wrong, but… ?” or talking down your achievements. It’s time to stop. Women often undermine their power by speaking in “out of power ways.” How you speak — from the words you use to how you string them together— makes a huge impact on how you’re […]

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How to Boost Motivation in the Office

To ensure and enhance the productivity in your workplace, it is important to have a team of motivated and hardworking employees. When people lose motivation, their job performance also suffers. Some become less creative, less productive, and become less an asset to the company. Subsequently, everyone faces a dip in motivation. This might be a […]

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‘Tutu’ painting by Ben Enwonwu sells for $1.6 million

A famous painting that went missing for decades before turning up in a London apartment has sold for over $1.6 million (£1,205,000). Often dubbed the “African Mona Lisa,” Ben Enwonwu’s “Tutu” smashed sale estimates at an auction in London on Wednesday. One of a triptych of artworks created by Enwonwu during the aftermath of Nigeria’s […]

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How to Fight Procrastination

Even when you have a mountain of work or a pages long to-do list, it can be hard to get started. It’s so much easier to procrastinate — even if it destroys your productivity. But whether you need to remove all distractions, take a walk, or revisit your daily goals, there’s bound to be a productivity hack to help […]

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