Mike Gillespie

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Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Software

How to Do Indian Meditation

Meditation is when a person trains the mind to be more self-aware, to look inward, or to reach an altered state of consciousness. It’s an ancient …

EIFS / Dryvit Repair Monroe Michigan

EIFS / Dryvit Repair<br>EIFS / Dryvit Repair in Monroe Michigan<p>The metal copping at the radius’s is failing and causing some damage to the system. The</b> …

3 Reasons You Need Mentors to Succeed in Business and Life

You need many mentors in your life and in your career.<p>You need many mentors (or what I love to refer to as Yodas) in your life and in your career. You need mentors and you need to mentor others in order to reinforce what your core beliefs or critical career and life success factors are. Here are 3 …

Motivation

10 Ways a Life Coach Will Make Your Life Awesome

Life coaches are wonderful people. They dedicate their lives to helping other people reach their full potential. If you feel unmotivated, lost, or stuck in your life, then here are 10 ways your very own life coach can make your life awesome again.<p>1. Find Your True Purpose in Life<p>Life coaches know …

10 goals that will elevate your business and personal well-being

New Years has come and gone, but that doesn't mean you've missed your chance to set some goals for the year ahead. I personally like to set goals …

6 Steps for Using Social Media to Find a Job

Looking for a job in tech or marketing? Are you very active on social media but not sure about how to use them in your advantage to get a job? When …

Social Media

4 common misconceptions about money that could be holding you back from getting rich

According to self-made millionaire David Bach, you don't have to earn a lot of money to get rich. You don't even need remarkable willpower to build a fortune.<p>Bach exposes these misconceptions, and more, in his book "The Automatic Millionaire."<p>Before you write yourself off as an "average earner," …

This Is the Most Fun Way to Make Your Life Awesome

“Working on your goals” is usually not fun. It’s way too formal and serious. And that’s one of the reasons we quit.<p>So how can you build good habits, …

Happiness

30 Questions You Should Be Ready to Answer During a Job Interview

Interview prep 101 dictates that you should have your elevator pitch ready, a few stories polished, and a good sense of what you have to offer. So, …

Employment

9 Job-Finding Secrets From Headhunters

You’re on the prowl for a new job? Good luck with that. You can furiously send out resumes and cover letters all you want, but research suggests most …

Doing Is the Best Way of Thinking

A while ago I traveled to Nepal to trek in the Himalayas, and to learn a bit more about myself and about the world from Buddhist spiritual teachers. As the night embraced the highest peaks in the world, I walked through the gates of a modern Buddhist monastery. Pale yellow lights shimmered from the …

How To Answer The Five Dumbest Job Interview Questions

This story lays out five old-school, insulting job interview questions that have no business on any 21st-century interviewer’s agenda or lips.<p>Some people haven’t gotten the memo that the traditional, power-inequality-driven interview questions are embarrassing throwbacks. They brand an employer as …

Career Development

6 Ways to Grow Professionally in 2016

If you want more professionally you have to have a plan to get it.<p>Person A works for a company where, on your first day, you're thrown to wolves. You have to figure out where everything is, what to do, where the training coursework is, yadda yadda.<p>Person B works for a company where, from the start, …

Employment

How to get guaranteed retirement income for life

<i>I know that immediate annuities can provide lifetime retirement income, but I would like to understand more about how they work and how to choose one. Can you help? --K.T.</i><p>Given how the market's been misbehaving lately, it makes perfect sense that immediate annuities' lifetime payments would hold …

Retirement

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

10 Questions That Will Make You More Successful

The most successful people know themselves well and are adept at thoughtfully answering these ten common--but incredibly helpful--questions<p>It's the New Year and a fresh start. Is one of your goals to be more successful?<p>Even if 2015 was awesome, there is always a desire to up the ante. Maybe you …

Self-improvement

8 Business Leaders on How to Be More Productive and Successful in 2016

These experts have big plans for 2016 for productivity and success. Do you?<p>What if your 2016 was even more productive than last year? That's the goal for these business leaders, some of whom have big plans to get more work done, reduce distractions, and hit an even higher milestone.<p>1. Reduce the …

Time Management

12 Mind Tricks That Win People Over and Help You Get Ahead

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

With Artist Frank Stella, What You See Is What You See

Frank Stella does huge work — some of it 20 feet tall and twice as long — so he has a suitably supersized studio about an hour's drive north of New York City. With hundreds of artworks and tables strewn with ideas in progress, the studio is a museum in itself.<p>"This is a piece from 1970, that's a …

Why Moving on From Entrepreneurship Doesn’t Have To Be a Bad Thing.

<i>Quitting entrepreneurship and getting a job.</i><p>Every bone in my body felt tired.<p>I could barely keep my eyes open as yet another day began. I dreaded to …

Entrepreneurship

X-Carve machines custom 3D pieces from wood, metal or plastic

The X-Carve is produced by a Chicago-based company called Inventables, and although a multi-axis milling machine (which is essentially what the …

This Google Employee Has A Brilliant Time Management Strategy

Create and protect your Make Time, people.<p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response I got was unexpected, and I was urged to share it with more people—so here we are. Some of my fellow Googlers went so far as to make a video for those of us …

2 Morning Exercises That Will Help You Become More Productive

With your runway and money left in the bank account always in the back of your mind, productivity and the ability to improve are two subjects you need to master.<p>The ability to make the most out of your day is essential as an entrepreneur. With your runway and money left in the bank account always …

Time Management

Success Is at Your Fingertips if You Do These 9 Things

Training the best of our military around the world in strength and confidence, Tee Major knows what success requires and shares the secrets here.<p>Training the elite of the elite of our military, professional athletes, Olympians, executives, and celebrities, Tee Major knows success and is a force to …

personaldevelopment

5 Secrets to Managing Your Time, Backed by Research

It’s the problem we all face at the office: how to manage your time. You’re so overwhelmed with meetings and email that you always wonder if you’re …