Salvador M. Ramirez

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5 Techniques You Should Practice Every Morning For A Productive Day

We often find ourselves trying to figure out ways to be successful; initiating ideas that could be stepping stones towards the goals we set out. …

Time Management

How to beat procrastination – 6 simple tips

Procrastination is a habit common to many people. Surely you have catch yourself postpone important tasks again and again! Many people are shifting …

Procrastination

4 Lessons on Surviving and Thriving When Times Are Tough

<b>“Every day may not be good, but there's something good in every day.” ~Unknown</b><p>Five months ago, I was sitting outside with a friend when a mosquito …

Breast Cancer

6 Career-Killing Phrases to Quit Using Now

Whether making an important presentation to potential clients or trying to motivate a room full of entry-level employees, your words carry weight at …

How to Lead When You’re Not in Charge

For all of the books (thousands) written on leadership, individuals (millions) who have participated in leadership seminars and dollars (billions) invested in leadership development, too many leadership experts still fail to distinguish between the practice of leadership and the exercise of …

25 Ways To Live Differently

If your goal is to live a boring life and be like everyone else, you are probably well on your way. However, if your life goal is to make your own …

The No. 1 Way to Kill Productivity

You don't mean to do it, but in most offices it's hard to avoid. Bosses, don't give in to this time-suck.<p>Here's my nightmare scenario: I pull out my phone to call up my calendar for the next day, only to find that the entire day--we're talking 8 a.m. to 6p.m. (or later)--is booked solid with …

3 Reasons To Go For That Risky Dream Career | Work It Daily

All too often, people are forced to choose between a career that offers stability and one that they actually find meaning and passion in – the risky …

Leadership is Not Title or Position

Many see leaders as those with power and position. This view of leadership assumes that leaders are the few people at the top of an organisation. …

Copyright

Stop Work Overload By Setting These Boundaries

Why is it that when your friends, your significant other, and especially your mom tell you, <i>You need to stop working so much!</i> — you hesitate? On the one hand, you know they have a point. It’s unsustainable to pull 12- to 14-hour days on a consistent basis, and you feel burnt-out and cranky. But when …

5 Ways to Keep Employees Motivated

Step one? Be a good boss. Here are five things to start doing now.<p>A motivated employee is a valuable employee--and also among the toughest to find. According to a study conducted by Dale Carnegie Training, disengaged workers outnumber engaged workers by a pretty significant margin. Only 45 percent …

7 Steps To Developing Career Capital -- And Achieving Success

In 2007, Steve Martin was on the Charlie Rose show to talk about his memoir <i>Born Standing Up</i>. He talked about his rise in comedy, and Rose asked him for his advice to aspiring performers.<p>His response? “Nobody ever takes note of [my advice], because it’s not the answer they wanted to hear. What they …

8 Ways to Be Re-Inspired at Work

After a while, some people get complacent or dissatisfied with their company. Here are eight ways to find that magic again.<p>Doing the same thing day in and day out can grow tedious and make you feel stagnant. Often you may feel in a rut. Even entrepreneurs get bored and lose the spark they had with …

How to Get Over Your Fear of Public Speaking

According to psychologists, most people have a greater fear of public speaking than of death. As someone who trains speakers professionally, I can …

5 Productivity Tips From Incredibly Busy People

What Distinguishes Successful People? Less Than You Think

Robert Browning said, "a man's reach should exceed his grasp." That, more than anything, separates successful people from the pack.<p>A lot happens between the day you come into this world and the day you leave it. If that sounds like one big understatement, then tell me this: Why do so many people …

Success

#059: What I Learned About Leadership from a Fight with My Wife

My wife, Gail, and I have been married for thirty-five years. She is my lover, my best friend, and my coach. But a few months ago we had a doozy of a …

Where to eat in Chicago: A guide for visiting Bruins fans

By Michell Eloy, Chicago Tribune<br>Originally published: 06/13/2013<p>The National Hockey League Stanley Cup Finals kicked off last night in Chicago, …

What to see in Chicago

By Chicago Tribune staff<br>Originally published: 06/13/2013<p>Overhead trains, river-touring boats, legendary dinosaurs and American Girls: Chicago's best …

Tours With Drinks

2018-06-18<p>Morgan was our guide, she was excellent! Very well informed, she had answers to all questions and gave us extras along the way.<p>Sebastian …

Where to Eat in the Chicago Pedway

GalleryWhere to Eat in the Chicago Pedway<p>Ever tell someone you live in Chicago, and he or she makes some obnoxious comment about it being unbelievably cold all the time, as if we lived in the Arctic? Well, for most of the year, we can stuff those words back in their lying faces. But come January …