How Stressed Entrepreneurs Can Learn To Rewire Their Brains For Success

in Entrepreneurial Mindset, Helpful Insights Feb 7, 2018

I’ve always tried to be very open in my writing, and I’ve never shied away from the fact that stress is the cross I’m destined to bear in this life. I’d like to say that my stress is the direct result of being an entrepreneur, but that would be disingenuous.

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How Entrepreneurs Can Make The Most Of Agonizing Waits

in Helpful Insights Feb 6, 2018

From the outside looking in, we think of running a business as a steady and exciting endeavor, but in reality, much of it comes down to waiting for others. In fact, entrepreneurship, like war, is perhaps best described as “interminable boredom punctuated by moments of terror.”

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Three Things Every Entrepreneur Needs To Remember When Dealing With Depression

in Entrepreneurial Mindset Feb 5, 2018

The dawn of the new year offers the chance to start fresh, explore exciting opportunities, and improve on past performance. Despite the underlying optimism that accompanies a new beginning, however, many people can’t help but feel anxious and depressed during this time of year.

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Three Tips For Staying Focused And Productive When You're Feeling Overwhelmed

in Helpful Insights Feb 4, 2018

It’s the beginning of a new year, and if you’re anything like me, that means that you’re dealing with a host of new opportunities, challenges, and initiatives. It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when you’re forced to juggle multiple projects, and these feelings often lead to a sort of productivity paralysis that feeds on itself.

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The Three Biggest Leadership Mistakes I Made In 2017, And How I'll Fix Them In 2018

in Leadership Essentials Feb 2, 2018

For years, I’ve preached the value of self-awareness to anyone who will listen. Whether in your personal or professional life, the ability to confront your strengths and weaknesses head-on is essential for personal growth.

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Three Things Every Leader Needs To Do Before 2017 Draws To A Close

in Helpful Insights Feb 2, 2018

Now that Christmas is over, we find ourselves in the strange no-man’s-land that exists between the excitement of the Holidays and the start of the new year.

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Four Things To Keep In Mind When Navigating A Merger Or Acquisition

in Entrepreneurial Mindset Feb 1, 2018

Before founding BodeTree, my co-founder and I spent the bulk of our careers in finance. The world of mergers and acquisitions was all-too-familiar, but we always viewed it through the lens of large corporations.

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Why Leaders Must Defend The Soul Of Their Organization Above All Else

in Leadership Essentials Feb 1, 2018

Leadership is difficult, there’s no question about it. It requires you to make difficult decisions, choose between the lesser of two evils, and ultimately try to balance short-term results with long-term implications.

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Three Tips For Finding Your Way Out Of A Personal Or Professional Rut

in Helpful Insights Jan 31, 2018

There are few things as frustrating and draining as a rut that you can’t get out of. We’ve all been there before, unable to break a pattern of inertia that harms us, both personally and professionally.

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How I Learned To Stop Taking Things Personally In Business

in Entrepreneurial Mindset Jan 30, 2018

It’s easy to quote Michael Corelone and claim that “It isn’t personal...It’s strictly business,” but few actually believe it. No matter how you slice it, entrepreneurship is incredibly personal. How could it be anything else when you pour your heart and soul into building something from nothing?

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