Pokémon Go is a mobile app that has launched itself all the way to the number one spot in the app store in very little time. With over 70 million daily users already, this augmented reality game that allows players to walk around in real life and catch Pokémon characters has caught the attention of… More Could Pokémon Go Be The App Marketers Have Been Waiting For?
Kelly Newsome went to law school at the University of Virginia. She was a straight-A student, with big career goals and graduated at the top of her class. After graduation, Kelly went on to a high-paying job as a lawyer, which had been her dream for six years. But soon, Kelly discovered that checking company filings day… More Why Working Toward Your Goals Makes You Happier Than Actually Reaching Them
In the book “The Art of War,” Sun Tzu says one weakness that leads to failure is having “A delicacy of honor which is sensitive to shame.” A sense of honor is a good thing, but it can be dangerous when the thought of shame leads to losing actions, such as entering a battle that… More Don’t Care About What Others Think
Gary Keller, founder of the largest real estate company in the world, says that if you ask people what they want in life, they’ll probably tell you that they want happiness. Happiness seems to be what most people demand and strive for in life, but it’s also what most people understand the least. Ultimately, most of… More You’re Not Meant To Always Be Happy
When it comes to writing and blogging, less is always more, but only to a point. Short blog posts, which are posts that are under 1,000 words, seem to work best in most circumstances. This is because posts that are longer than 1,000 words are typically too long to keep the reader’s attention. However, posts… More Respect Your Reader’s Time
If you’re a writer, an entrepreneur, or a receptionist, ask yourself this question: Does your work bring people closer together? If the answer is yes, then you’re an artist. What people typically misunderstand about this idea is that you don’t have to be a Picasso in order to consider yourself an artist. Because what art is, is essentially… More What Makes Your Work Art?
In the age of television and radio, it was all about push advertising. If you had a product or an idea you wanted to share with the world then you had to take that product and push it onto as many people as you could through commercial and radio advertising. Instead of pull marketing, which is trying… More Find Your 1,000 ‘True’ Fans
In both life and business, you can never plan for guaranteed success. Luck does play a factor in who becomes successful and who doesn’t, but being persistent can definitely increase your odds. Staying motivated enough to persist toward your dreams therefore becomes a huge factor in whether or not you become a success. This means the goals you… More Don’t Set Your Goals Too Low, Or Too High
I wrote this post originally for LinkedIn’s customer experience section — As a result of so many businesses nowadays trying to battle for a place in consumers wallets, consumers are having to deal with more choices than they can handle. Because there are so many options to choose from now, consumers aren’t going to analyze… More Who’s The Best Sales Person In Your Company? Hands Down, It Should Be Your Cashier
On an average day, the average person has about 60,000 thoughts run through their mind. 95% of those thoughts were the same thoughts they had the day before. In the book “The Monk Who Sold His Ferrari,” Robin S. Sharma says, “This is the tyranny of impoverished thinking. Those people who think the same thoughts… More In The End, We Are Our Habits