Technology Builds A Fire Under Teamwork

Technology Helps Teamwork Produce Teamwork can supercharge productivity, when the team has the right tools and technology to work with. Here’s a guy who found the existing tools inadequate. So he built his own, made it adaptable to other businesses, and sells it to them. Good teamwork requires good tools. Be sure to give them […]

Opioid Addiction Leads to Cannabis

Cannabis (marijuana) is becoming a mainstream industry. Entrepreneurs are finding new wrinkles in the business. My grandson is pursuing a career in medical marijuana, so. stories like this fascinate me. Read about the wrinkles Ryan Ansin, Keith Cooper and Jayne Vining are bringing to the marijuana business. Here’s a company that capitalized on space made […]

Making Your Brain Younger!

Think the brain damage from a serious drug addiction is permanent?  Here’s a guy who not only kicked the addiction. He became a neuroscientist. He has some valuable advice for us to help us improve our brain health, as he did. Brian Pennie kicked a heroin addiction and made his brain 10 years younger! From […]

Find New Joy in Relationships!

In this issue, we return to one of my favorite themes… Relationships. Why do I keep doing that? I believe relationships define our lives. There is no more important ingredient in life than joy in relationships. Here are some ideas for improving this important aspect of your life. Sean Kernan describes three key ways of […]

Is That Guy Complaining? What’s Your Reaction?

Suppose you’re the agent on an airline ticket counter.  A flight is delayed. It’ll cause some passengers to miss connections. Get ready! You know you’ll soon be faced with at least a few irate passengers. How to handle them? HINT: Being defensive just to win the argument is probably not the best response! Read on […]

How Do You Start Your Day?

If you follow any self-help advice, you’ve surely found lots of suggestions for morning routines. How you start your day has a huge effect on how you feel for the entire day. And how productive you are.  Ideally for most people, preparation for this morning began last night! Much of what’s been said about morning […]

Are You Poisoning Your Brain?

Think your IQ is a number you’re born with and that stays with you? In fact, there are many ways you can improve your brain health, or damage or destroy it. And your IQ increases or decreases with the health of your brain. We’ve often talked about ways you can improve your intelligence, such as […]

Should You Tell People About Your Goals?

This week we again visit Dr. Benjamin Hardy, discussing how to make your goals more compelling for you. Tell people about them! Not to encourage their comments, but to inspire you to strive harder to achieve them. In keeping with his advice, mine are listed in this article. Benjamin Hardy holds a Ph.D. in organizational […]

What’s the Best Investment You Can Make?

Want to have a better life? Who doesn’t? Maybe a masochist, but most of us strive to improve our lives. I hope you’re among those who do. The pastimes that occupy many people’s leisure time, and probably some of their ideally productive time, produce nothing more than momentary highs or, when the communication is negative, […]

Do Less To Accomplish More!

Want to improve your self-esteem? What better way to do that than to feel productive? When you feel like you’re accomplishing something valuable, you feel worthy. When you feel worthy, you’re inspired to create more worth. A true sense of self-worth comes from how valuable you feel. Not what someone else thinks of you. Not […]