5 Misconceptions About Running Your Own Business


Since I embarked on my entrepreneurial journey in 2011, I’ve started and managed over 10 different businesses. It may sound impressive and glamourous but I can bet people who have experienced similar journey would think otherwise, particularly in the early phases of the journey. I call them the misconceptions that non-business owners have about running our own business. I had…

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Having Difficulty Saying No? You Need to Learn to be Better at it!


Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Do you have trouble saying no to requests from family, friends and colleagues for fear of disappointing them? Do you feel obligated to purchase something from the salesperson just because they have spent their time servicing you or offer you product samples? Are you having difficulty to decide on whether to accept a job…

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Enrich Your Learning with Scribd


Ever since I got rid of almost all my 200+ physical books when I started my decluttering journey, I’ve been consuming knowledge and information from eBooks, podcasts and audiobooks. I love audios though because I can listen to them when I commute. But I’m tired of having to synch my eBooks and audiobooks from Mac to my phone. I also…

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Deciding on the Right Reward or Punishment to Move You Forward


In order to create the environment that will motivate you to achieve your goals or complete certain tasks, you will need a drive. Either you’re driven towards getting that rewards or driven to get away from the pain. So yeah, it’s both carrots and sticks. When you want to hold yourself accountable for something but it doesn’t seem to work,…

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7 Types of Energy Suckers to Avoid On Social Media


When we live and breathe social media, we will stumble upon the wrong crowd. These are the people who got us frustrated and upset unnecessarily by their posts and the way they communicate with you. They’re energy suckers. Identify these peeps and avoid them at all costs. I’m sure you can relate when I explain in details what these people…

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7 Effective Ways to Generate Positive Word-of-Mouth


Do you just walk into the store and make your first purchase of any products or services? You most likely will if it doesn’t cost you significantly or if it’s consumable goods. But if you’re purchasing, say a car or electronic gadgets, chances are you’ll ask someone else for opinions. You could also go online and read reviews of the…

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