Successful Property Investment: 5 Common Mistakes To Avoid
With rising property prices throughout the country and especially in our towns and cities, investing in property can seem like a sure fire way to make money. Successful property investment, however, requires careful planning and preparation so let’s look at some common mistakes that novice landlords often make. Not making sure the numbers add up. Making sure the numbers add up goes beyond the initial purchase price.
5 Ways To Ensure A Healthy Lifestyle For Business Owners
Yes, we know there aren’t enough hours in the day, especially if you’re a start-up business owner or a budding entrepreneur. There simply isn’t time to keep active when your business is just taking off. However, being active is an essential part of a healthy, balanced lifestyle and should be as fundamental as sleeping and eating. What’s more, regular exercise also helps you to be more
Productivity 2.0: How the New Rules of Work Are Changing the Game
For years, books and articles and blogs on productivity have been showing us how to be more productive: crank out the tasks, multi-task, work faster, be organised. In short, they’ve taught us to be a good part of a corporation that wants more out of us. But that’s old-school productivity, or Productivity 1.0.
On Compassion Towards Animals
When we talk about compassion, it’s usually towards other human beings — family, friends, neighbours, co-workers, strangers, people out there in the world, suffering. We talk about empathising and suffering, and wanting to act to ease or end the suffering. We talk about taking action, through kindness, to end the suffering in some way.
Busy Bee? 5 Ways To Increase Your Productivity Levels
If you’re feeling overwhelmed, tired and exhausted and you’re struggling to find your mojo then chances are your productivity levels will be suffering too. It’s natural for all of us to feel below par from time to time for a variety of reasons. But when your productivity levels start to take a dip, how can you bring yourself back up again? Well, here are our top five tips to help you stay sharp and focused.
3 Practices for the Overwhelmed, Stressed, Anxious
Many of us feel overwhelmed by all we need to do, and it can be downright stressful. I’d like to share three practices to take you from overwhelmed to just whelmed. You can’t eliminate stress, anxiety or the feeling of being overwhelmed from your life, nor would you want to. However, you can see them as wonderful places to practice some amazing things that will help in all areas of your life.
What is a Paradigm Shift?
A Paradigm Shift is when a significant change happens – usually from one fundamental view to a different view. In most cases, some type of major discontinuity occurs as well. Thomas Kuhn wrote about Paradigm Shift during the early 1960s, and explained how “series of peaceful interludes punctuated by intellectually violent revolutions” caused “one conceptual world view to be replaced by another view.”
Letting Go of Your Distractions
Could you let go of your distractions, or at least learn to? Here’s a list of things you could begin to let go of: Twitter, Reddit, Favourite blogs & websites, News websites (most of the time), YouTube (or other video sites, unless needed), Shopping, buying unneeded items, Reading more than one book at a time, Additional projects, Checking phone often, Checking, mail/messages more than 3x per day
How Do You Find ‘Stillness’?
I’ve heard from many people who say, “I think too much,” or “I can’t get out of my own head.” This is pretty common. Thinking isn’t the problem, but the struggle comes when we’re constantly spinning stories in our heads and getting caught up in them. Our minds jump from one thing to another, seeking distraction or avoiding difficulty. We can’t focus, we can’t be present in the moment, and we feel the need to be constantly busy.
Hmmm… Are They Telling Truth?
It can be very a very useful skill to determine whether or not someone is maybe not giving you the full story. Being able to determine whether someone is speaking fact over fiction can be handy. Not everyone is as obvious as Pinocchio after all! So here’s our guide to the tell-tale signs that someone may be not telling truth. Body language clues: Our body language speaks volumes so it will come as no surprise that a liar often