The Mental Game of Business

By Chris McNeil | Business Breakthrough Engineering with a focus on Marketing with NLP, Systems Thinking and other ways to tap into hidden potential

Want to boost your creativity and be a better collaborator? Think about why the sky is blue

<b>Stretch your mind and strengthen your relationships with this simple exercise borrowed from schoolkids. Education innovator Sugata Mitra shows …

Creativity

How to Decide If Your Idea Should Be an E-book or a Blog Post

We all like to feel affirmed, right? I certainly do. That’s partly why I like Nicola Brown’s article on the role of a content marketer so much. Her …

eBooks

How can a company stay relevant amid rapid changes?

One can’t win all the time in the business world. There are plenty of companies that faded away because they could not keep up with the changes.<p>The …

Hong Kong

Why Emotional Intelligence Is Crucial for Success (Infographic)

Having a high EQ is just as important as a high IQ.<p>While you might be smart and have all the right skills to succeed at your job, if you lack emotional intelligence (EQ), there’s a high chance you’ll struggle to fully succeed in the workplace.<p>The official definition of “emotional intelligence” is …

Emotional Intelligence

Want to Become More Creative? Start With This Simple Habit

If you know what types of inspiration you're a channel for, you can have the appropriate tools at hand.<p><i>How can people become more creative and innovative in their everyday lives? originally appeared on Quora: the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Creativity

5 easy ways to uncover your creative genius

How would you describe creativity? Is it an innate way of thinking, or is it more like a muscle that can be developed with regular activity? The …

Creativity

This Pioneering Entrepreneur Shares Why You Should Study Philosophy Rather Than Business

Matthew Sweeney is the co-founder and CEO of Flirtey, the first company to conduct an FAA-approved drone delivery on U.S. soil.<p><i>Editor's Note: Entrepreneur's</i> <i>"20 Questions"</i> <i>series features both established and up-and-coming entrepreneurs and asks them a number of questions about what makes them tick,</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The Realities Of How Emotional Intelligence Is Improved And Applied

Do entrepreneurs by nature struggle with the underlying emotional framework for good leadership? After all, we can be of singular vision and headstrong. And how well adjusted are we, really? Do we even have time to be in touch with our emotions? We’re talking about those soft, nebulous terms: …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Behaviors That Distinguish Effective Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship may be the purest form of leadership. If leadership adds value by going beyond what is, then entrepreneurs express this tendency at the most essential level. What makes an entrepreneur an effective one? And what do these most effective entrepreneurs have to teach corporate …

Leadership

Five simple tips to help you put down your phone and get back to your weekend

We all spend way too much time on our phones. Studies have shown that too much screen time is bad for your focus and mental health. CNBC reporter …

Mental Health

4 Psychological Reasons Entrepreneurs Should Embrace Procrastination

Do you struggle with procrastination at the office? If so, believe it or not, it might not be such a bad thing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's always something you'd rather be doing. Even right now, you might be reading this article in an attempt to avoid …

Procrastination

6 Ways to Be Awesome Even When You Think You're Just Average

If you have a growth mindset and believe that failure is part of learning, welcome to the new awesome.<p>If you've ever felt like you're just the average Joe or Jane, I have news for you. Anybody can be awesome.<p>Being awesome doesn't mean having off-the-chain leadership skills at work or killing it …

Self-improvement

How Famous Writers Awaken Their Creativity

A simple strategy that will help you spark your inspiration<p>A story idea suddenly appears in your head with a complete beginning, middle, and end. You …

Creativity

How To Live A Life Imbued With Inspiration, Creativity And Passion

Inspiration Is The Expression Of Creativity<p>“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.”―Vincent van Gogh<p>In his book, The Agony and the Ecstasy, Irving …

Creativity

Mirror Neurons: The neuro-Psychology of NLP Modelling

Psychological Research Supporting Elements of NLP<p>Traditional Psychology and Cognitive Science research in various fields, such as learning and …

Natural Language Processing

4 Ways Your Head Trash Is Stopping You From Making More Money

Are you your own worst enemy?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I had just finished speaking at an industry conference for 500 entrepreneurs in Los Angeles. As I was leaving the stage, a man from the audience rushed up and said that he wanted to hire me as his executive …

Self-improvement

10 Best Business Books for Professional Development and Higher Performance in Your Work

If you’re an entrepreneur or a creative professional interested in your development, you probably read (or listen to) business books.Here are my …

Self-improvement

5 Business Skills Every Entrepreneur Should Learn Online

How does a dedicated entrepreneur grow, adapt and stay successful in today's digital world? One way: online courses you can learn from anytime, anywhere.<p>Brought to you by Pressboard<p>There’s no denying it: Taking a risk on a new business venture or other enterprise can be extremely daunting. After …

Learning

Innovation drives disruption - and enables you to shape your own future

Read More<p>Provided by: <b>Fujitsu Corporation</b><p>Topic: <b>Digital Transformation</b><p>Format: <b>PDF</b><p>Disruption is scary, but you need to embrace it. Digitalization is …

Innovation

THE SCIENCE OF SLEEP, CREATIVITY AND INSOMNIA

SLEEP JUNKIES TAKES AN IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE COMPLEX RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SLEEP, CREATIVITY, AND INNOVATION.<p>What drives human progress? How did we …

Creativity

4 Lessons in Failure That Taught Me How to Be Successful

When I made a decision to step away from my business, I had already failed in other business attempts. I was certain what I was doing in the world of SEO (helping other businesses grow) was going to take off. I had big plans and was more confident than ever.<p>I put everything into making my SEO …

Business Strategy

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

19 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Do

Just a sample of how some are able to make emotions work for them, instead of against them.<p>For the past several years I've been addressing the following question through my writing:<p><i>What does emotional intelligence look like in everyday life?</i><p>I've endeavored to answer that question thoroughly in my …

Emotional Intelligence

How the traditional education system is killing spontaneity

Individuals during their early childhood are very curious and adaptable and possess a quick grasping power. Ever wondered why these attributes start …

Education Policy

5 Belief Shifts That Will Take You From Stagnating to Soaring

Don't let your negative beliefs hold you back.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Belief: It's a tiny word but a powerful force in determining whether entrepreneurs succeed or fail.<p>I see it all the time: Those who have unwavering belief in themselves, their worth and their …

Self-improvement

7 Things the Best Leaders Do to Get Business Back on Track During Hard Times | Inc.com

When the business is struggling, most business owners I know feel like anything but a leader. They start second-guessing their own vision, and are prone to making snap decisions suggested by someone else, in lieu of their carefully crafted processes and metrics.<p>Entrepreneurs who can keep their cool …

Entrepreneurship

1 Thing People Overlook When Trying to Cultivate a Positive Mindset | Inc.com

If you are a business leader who believes that mindset is a critical part of your success, you probably listen to motivational lectures, attend seminars and read mindset books. While these activities contribute to cultivating a positive mindset, the one thing almost everyone overlooks in working …

Self-improvement

From lab to leader: How consumer companies can drive growth at scale with disruptive innovation

In the era of “fast products” and digital disruption, delivering growth requires capabilities based on speed, agility, and scale.<p><b>Innovation is …

Innovation

10 Traits of Highly Creative Achievers – Page 4

9. Eccentric.<p>Creative achievers are akin to mad scientists. In reality they are creative geniuses. They are unique, emotionally intense and …

Creativity