As a kid, I heard for years that you are who you surround yourself with, and up until later in high school, I really didn’t realize how true this statement was. Sometimes, though, I wonder if that is because I chose not to realize it was true, or if I genuinely didn’t realize it. Nevertheless, I think this is something a lot of people fail to realize at some point in their life, and it’s important to understand that no matter what situation you’re in,…Continue Reading “Give it Up; You’re Surrounded”

With everything going on today, many people are likely to reach a point where they are overloaded with too much useless information, which can lead to a huge decrease in productivity with working. Through this article, we can look into ways that you can cut down on being overloaded with too much information at once to increase your work productivity. #1 – Cut It Down Every person you follow or friend on a social network is going to add to the amount of “information” that…Continue Reading “4 Steps to Avoid Information Overload”

Everyday of our lives, we face hundreds of little things that can stress us out without us even realizing it. Every now and then, it’s good to take a step back and do a few small things that make us happy. The only downside to that is sometimes it’s hard to think of small things to make us happy, as weird as it sounds. So here’s a list of five small things to make you happy at any random time. 1. Optimistically Look Forward One…Continue Reading “5 Small Things to Make You Happy”

Expectations seem to be the one thing in life that will let you down consistently, so why bother having them? To me, it seems that too many people focus on setting expectations. For example, people expect to succeed by “working hard,” but how the hell would that ever help you? It’s such a vague statement that it’s not telling you anything. It is an expectation, not a goal. Goals are what people need to focus on, because when you start to expect to succeed, you…Continue Reading “Why You Should Expect to Fail”

Over the past year, I’ve learned more about life than previously learned over the other 17 years, but one of the most important tasks I’ve taught myself to do everyday is learn from yesterday, live for today, and plan for tomorrow. Previously, I was focusing too much of my energy on making things right from the past and preparing for the future, but through all of that, I forgot some things. I forgot to live. I forgot to smile, and I forgot to be happy….Continue Reading “Learn from Yesterday, Live for Today, and Plan for Tomorrow”

Last year, and even up to a month or so ago, I thoroughly enjoyed following other entrepreneurs on Twitter. This, however, is something that I have come to realize isn’t as interesting or helpful as I once thought. You see, there’s an issue with that. Entrepreneurs tend to be very opinionated, cocky, and full of self-promotion. It’s specifically this last topic that turns me off. I don’t mind reading a few 140 characters rants every now and then. In fact, I quite enjoy reading what…Continue Reading “Why I Unfollowed A Large Amount of Entrepreneurs”