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6 Hacks to Keep You Productive When Building Your Business From Home

When you’re at the office, you constantly have the beady eyes of your boss and coworkers burning holes through your back, reminding you to be productive. When you work from home, however, you have nothing to keep your focused. Nobody. Zilch. Nada. You are surrounded by distractions and will likely find it difficult to get anything accomplished. I have struggled with this, and so has every other entrepreneur. However, with a few hacks, you can become mo...

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Rohn: A Good Life Contains These 6 Essentials

The ultimate expression of life is not a paycheck. The ultimate expression of life is not a Mercedes. The ultimate expression of life is not a million dollars or a bank account or a home. The ultimate expression of life is living a good life. Here's what we must ask constantly, "What, for me, would be a good life?" And you have to keep going over and over the list—a list including areas such as spirituality, economics, health, relationships and recreation. So, what woul...

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The 5 Essential Skills Everyone--Especially Leaders and Entrepreneurs--Should Cultivate ASAP

Five essential skills are needed to create and build a great business. Leaders need these skills if their business is to have the size, the scale, the magnitude, the power, and the ecstatic quality needed to enter the race and stay in it for the long haul. Beyond being essential for a business to succeed, these skills help everyone, leader or not, to excel and get fulfillment from their work, their play, their relationships--their lives. To the extent that the people within a business p...

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The Future of Work is 'Remote.' How You Can Build a Killer Remote Team.

Each year more companies are choosing to leave the office behind and create a remote team. Trello and Github are just two examples of businesses, creating virtual offices that allow workers from all over the world to join. For an early-stage startup, a remote team can be especially beneficial. It drastically reduces company overhead, maintains a flexible schedule and helps recruit the best talent possible. Remote teams are also cheaper and faster to get started a...

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Tiny Offices: Success in Remote Work Begins With Defining Your Space

Recent trends in work/life balance are transforming the modern office. Sitting in a neighbor's barn during August may not seem like the ideal working conditions for you.  In fact - depending on the barn - it could be downright unbearable.  But many barns are comfortable buildings with clean wood finish and natural ventilation, potentially perfect for any type of office work.   New waves of companies are repurposing buildings and converting them to off...