Harib Shaqsy

Powerful Lessons On ‘Letting Go’ By The Great Thinkers

[ad_1] One of the most popular Stoic philosophers in history is Marcus Aurelius. He was the emperor of Rome from 161 AD to 180 AD and ruled during a time of extreme turmoil. He campaigned in many wars, saw extreme poverty and suffering and turned to writing as a way of ‘making sense’ of it all. He is well known for his untitled journal writings which are now referred to as The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius. His writings have influenced and helped millions of people over the last two centuries and are the basis for many self-help gurus and even therapy courses. One of his primary teachings is based on the concept of letting go of things we cannot control. This...

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7 Bad Financial Habits That Are Also Terrible For The Environment

[ad_1] Being green isn’t easy, but the effort to keep our environment safe is a moral imperative. Environmental consciousness isn’t just the right thing to do, it also saves money. Something I learned when I checked out the Bad Habit Calculator tool from Lending Tree. The bad habits of one individual seem tiny in comparison to the larger world and it is easy to keep making poor decisions. However, when I realized these habits were costing me money, I decided to get green and keep more green in my pocket. Here are 10 tips that will save cash and the environment at the same time. Apart from the obvious health issues, according to this New York Times article from 2009,...

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The 5 Best Podcasts on Empowerment

[ad_1] We often face decisions with anguish over whether it will be the right choice, because we are afraid of the unknown. We may fear that whatever happens will result in failure. This is where empowerment can make a difference in feeling that you do in fact have control over what is happening to you. To know that you make a decision that is the best for yourself creates a balance between responsibilities and wishes. Of course, this requires that you actually have knowledge of what it is you truly desire. Knowing yourself then is the first step to authentic empowerment. Here are 5 podcasts that aid in the discovery of self-empowerment. Jess Lively’s blog includes an interview with Brene...

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45 Motivational Pictures To Help You Achieve Your Wildest Dreams

[ad_1] Motivation. That one thing every person needs to do what they have to do. Motivation is that huge difference between dragging yourself off the bed in the morning and actually jumping out of it, eager to get started on whatever lies ahead. It’s the most important recipe for success, the life source of every dream.Although anybody can cite a number of things that motivate them, at the end of the day, motivation does not always come from someone else. It’s not about having a coach who gives you a pat on the back each time you score. It’s not just about having a supportive partner who will push you towards the right direction. It’s not about having a set...

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Why Working Less Will Let You Get More Done

[ad_1] The key to get more done isn’t to slave away for 10 hours a day, it’s to work smarter instead of harder. Working less is one way to working smarter, and here’s why.  The Simple Law That Can Revolutionize the Way You Work  In school I often procrastinated until the deadline was 45 minutes away. I panicked, worked like a machine and miraculously finished it in time. I experienced Parkinson’s Law: that work expands to fill the time available for its completion. If you have a deadline, you’ll almost always meet it. Parkinson’s Law works because it forces you to bring more energy, motivation and focus to your work. If you’re close to a deadline, you’ll become a working machine....

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41 Little Daily Habits for Growth and Happiness

[ad_1] There are little things we can do each day to empower our lives for more happiness and fulfillment. Dr. Glenn Williams, Senior Lecturer in Psychology once said: “It is the small, and often unexpected, pleasures in life that can make us smile each and every day to help us build happier and more meaningful lives for ourselves and for others.” Below you’ll find a list of the little things that can make a difference to your happiness. Wake up to a beautiful alarm song or sound – not just a BUZZ Wake early enough so that you can take your time in the morning Hydrate yourself slowly with 1 liter of water before your first meal Meditate for 10...

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5 Happy Hacks to Set Tech Boundaries in the Digital Age

[ad_1]   Welcome to the Digital Era. Technology is flooding into our lives, seeping into every crevice from the moment we wake up to our smartphone alarms to the second we try (and fail) to fall asleep next to…our smartphones. We’re drowning, but it’s mostly because we fail to set healthy tech boundaries for ourselves. I dedicate an entire chapter to this phenomenon in my book The Future of Happiness, but I’d like to share with you 5 Happy Hacks for Tech Boundary Setting that will turn you into a happier spouse, parent, co-worker, and/or manager.  If only I can get you to focus on my writing for the next five minutes… Turn off notifications. “But Amy, I don’t need...

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3 Business Types, 6 Growth Strategies, and 9 Funding Options

[ad_1] In business, standing still is moving backward. As a business leader, it is your job to keep your company moving in a forward direction, which often means finding new and exciting opportunities for growth. Regardless of what your business does, it falls into one of three categories: service, merchandise, or manufacturing. The following will help you plan for your business’s growth – and help you identify the best funding options to bring those plans to life.MerchandisersSometimes misidentified as retailers, merchandisers actually constitute a much larger group of businesses better described as resellers. Merchandising businesses buy products at wholesale prices and resell them, unchanged, at retail prices. Grocery stores, convenience stores, and distributors are common merchandisers.Growth StrategiesMerchandisers can grow in...

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How to Hire the Right People for Your Startup

[ad_1] The success of your startup or SME depends on the people whom you will hire to fill out your vacant positions. As a business owner, you need talented people who will help you realize your entrepreneurial dreams. At the same time, you want them to also work well together as a cohesive unit so you can expedite the development of your startup and increase your sales.Therefore, it is in your best interest to hire the people whom you feel will work effectively in achieving the goals you’ve set for your company. Below are some of the factors you must consider when on the lookout for available talent to join your startup.Refine your core values with a company manualWhile shaping...

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40 Well Crafted Bank Logo Designs

[ad_1] Although designers know that they always have to bring something new to the table, there are a few niches where creativity has limits. Create a logo for a candy store, for example, and you’re often expected to go for colors that perfectly describe the candies you sell. Make a logo for an eco company, and people will expect something fresh, something that reminds them of nature and of earth.So just imagine what kind of look you’re expected to deliver, therefore, if you’re commissioned to work on a bank logo.Important Factors in Creating a Bank LogoWhat are the most important factors you should deliver when making a logo for a bank or other kinds of financial institutions?Remember that any logo...

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