Tahir Aziz

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10 things I learned about life from asking myself a single question

We're often told to live everyday like it's our last. I think that's bad advice.<p>Most of us still have a long way to go, and a good way to make it miserable is through shortsightedness. That said, I do think we can build on the idea.<p>When I'm unsure about how to move forward, I like to ask myself a …

Self-improvement

To Find Your Deeper Purpose, Listen

I’ve found that if we can create a connection between our daily actions and our deeper purpose in life, then each day will be incredibly …

Positive Thinking

In 5 years of studying rich people, I learned they make their own luck — here's how you can make yours

Fifty-six (24%) were born into it and 177 (76%) created it. The type of luck those 24% received was random good luck. The type of luck those 76% received was self-made. Luck, whether random or self-made, is a common denominator of all wealthy people.<p>If you want to be rich, you need luck.<p>While you …

Self-improvement

10 Fundamental Truths That Will Change Your Life

You can achieve amazing things if you stay focused on the right things.<p>It’s surprising how easy it is to lose sight of the important things in life. Busy schedules and regular routines have a tendency to put the brain on autopilot.<p>When things aren’t going quite the way you’d like them to, it’s …

Who You Are in Tough Times Reveals Your Strengths as Leader

Kidbox CEO Miki Berardelli says you can't enjoy success without having been on the other side.<p><i>In this series,</i> <i></i><i>Open Every Door</i><i>,</i> Entrepreneur <i>staff writer Nina Zipkin shares her conversations with leaders about understanding what you have to offer, navigating the obstacles that will block your path,</i> …

How to Reset a Bad Work Day

Five tips on how to come out on top when you're having a bad work day.<p>This story originally appeared on Personal Branding Blog<p>Most people don’t wake up ready to start the day like Snow White singing to her helpful little birds. Most days you get caught up in the hustle and bustle and have to push …

Management

How These Female Leaders Practice Resilience Every Day

In 2015, actress Reese Witherspoon gave a poignant speech upon accepting Glamour’s Woman of the Year Award; elegant in its simplicity, her speech drove home the point that American industries across the country are in crisis, and the reason for this crisis is both the utter lack of female …

Reese Witherspoon

Why It Matters That You Are Likable

I know that there are still voices suggesting that sales has changed, that relationships don’t matter, that you are being measured only by the value …

14 Strategies To Accelerate Your Personal Growth By 1,000%

First, personal evolution is a choice.<p>It’s not genetic.<p>It’s an overall approach to life.<p>It’s a mindful understanding of how the internal and external …

15 Things You Wish Your Younger Self Knew

Regret is a powerful force. It reminds you of mistakes that you’ve made, and information that you wish you’d known before you took a side path. While this learning process isn’t fun, it is valuable. The process teaches caution, as well as helps you develop the ability to foresee — and avoid — …

Entrepreneurship

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

If you want to know how to avoid procrastination, scheduling your task is more effective than putting it on your to-do list.<p>Upon researching the successful habits of over 200 billionaires, Olympic athletes, and entrepreneurs, Kevin Kruse reported that none of them mentioned a to-do list.<p>According …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

8 traits the world's most successful people share

For his book, "The 8 Traits Successful People Have in Common," author Richard St. John conducted interviews with more than 500 highly successful people, from the likes of Bill Gates and Richard Branson to Martha Stewart and Ben Cohen, the cofounder of Ben and Jerry's ice cream.<p>St. John entered …

Self-improvement

17 Beautiful Quotes on Success to Make You Turn New Page in Your Life

1. My success set me up for life, and it meant that I could retire from the music industry at 27 to spend time with my newborn daughter and my wife. …

How to be resilient: 8 steps to success when life gets hard

<i>“Stick with it!”</i><p><i>“Be resilient!”</i><p><i>“Never give up!”</i><p>I see a lot of stuff about resilience, persistence and grit. What I don’t see is a lot of legitimate …

Research: Why 70 Percent of Employees Aren't Working to Their Full Potential Comes Down to 1 Simple Reason

Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of those workers are basically sleepwalking through their day. What gives?<p>According to Gallup research, an astounding 70 percent of U.S. employees are not showing up to work fully committed to deliver their best performance. Adding insult to injury, 52 percent of …