“I hate to say I told you so, but have you all seen what customers are saying about our new ads? We should have chosen a different theme; the current campaign is a disaster!”, shouted Joe, one of the marketers on the new product team. A few people in the room sighed. “He is such […]
2 secrets to increase your productivity in 2016
The year 2015 is almost over and the upcoming new year brings new opportunities and more chance for positive change. This time of the year is a great time not only to sum up all your previous achievements but also make new plans for the next one. From the previous year, I’ve learned that no […]
How to use The Compound Effect to reach any goal
Generally, it’s easy for us to think of small decisions as being irrelevant to our long-term success. But, these little decisions really do add up over time. For instance when I buy a $5 cup of coffee every day, five dollars may not seem like a lot, but the total amount of my spending on […]
Leadership: is it possible to do it in humane way?
Recently, I watched the movie Whiplash starring JK Simmons, the winner of this year Academy Award for best supporting actor. I was absolutely shocked by the way that the fiercely demanding conservatory music teacher motivated his students. His goal was absolutely clear: to get more and more from them. I have begun to wonder: is […]
How to Actually Stick to Your Goals This Time
New Years Resolutions, or in other words, a promise that you make to yourself to start doing something good or stop doing something bad on the first day of the year, is not a new custom. The ancient Babylonians made promises to their gods at the start of each year that they would return borrowed objects […]
4 steps to aligning your actions with your goals
In our previous article we offered you some advice that can help us to keep our motivation on a high level, which is, in a nutshell: Prioritization of our goals and deciding which objectives will bring us the greatest value, Keeping our tasks small and constantly tracking our progress, Small but persistent changes will bring us, significant, long-term results, Always ask ourselves why […]
What are the best tools that you can use to keep yourself motivated?
We all have a list of tasks (personal or work related) that we need to finish, but we often postpone them to give us a little more time and avoid the work that we really should be doing. For example, I remember when I was a student, and the final exam date was approaching quickly, and there was no […]