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Five things to know about selling up, packing up and just driving away.

Last Christmas, I made a decision to go on the road for a little while. I didn’t have much of a plan, but I knew I was adventure-starved and needed a change. And if you’re going to make a change, sometimes it might as well be a big one. So I decided to move out of the house, sell my ...

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It’s Not a “Love Song” Just Because The Word “Love” Is In It

I’m looking at you, Ed Sheeran! A few weeks ago my wife and I were driving home and ‘Shape of You’ came on the radio (because it’s inescapable). I’d been thinking about the song for a little while but I finally went on a bit of a rant about how awful it is that we just accept the objectification of women’s ...

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Three K’s of life: Kritagyata(Gratitude), Kartavya(Responsibility), Kripa(Grace)

Who am I? Why am I here? What is the purpose of my life? What is the essence of my existence? What is death? Is there life after death? Why do I need money? What do I want out of my life? Most of us ask these questions from ourselves at least once in our lifetime. We ask these questions ...

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Your Long-Term Success Depends On a Solid Daily Routine

Aristotle said, “We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” A life without a positive daily routine or structure is so much more draining mentally, physically, and emotionally than you can ever imagine! The best routines, I’ve found, come at the start and end of the day — both your workday and your day in general. ...

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Stop clock watching. Measure effectiveness, not hours.

A productive day is still measured by how many hours you spend at your desk. We believe the best way to measure and reward productivity is to focus on output, and we give people the freedom to manage their work day themselves. Here’s why, and seven ways to change your culture to do the same. When Convivio launched one year ago, ...

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Understanding The Goals And Pain Points For Your Potential Client

If you consistently read my blogs you may realize that I have these so called “eureka moments” quite a bit. Shouldn’t we all though? I believe eureka moments are a sign that you are consistently growing and learning. Anyway, that’s another topic for another time! I had one of these moments again recently. It happened as I was meeting with ...

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Why you don’t really want to be financially “taken care of”

They get something of equal or greater value, and it’s not just loyalty or sex. Financial support isn’t love I have had several serious boyfriends who offered to pay for everything — meals out, travel, the full rent in luxury places; one who offered to pay off my student loans; another who only half-joked about buying me an Audi to match his own. ...

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11 Blissful Truths That Will Get You Feeling Great in No Time

What time does the doubt start for you? Most days you wake up ready to take on the world. You’re well rested. You’re nourished by healthy nutrition. Perhaps you even gave yourself an endorphin boost through some exercise, and you’re riding that post–workout bliss. Yet, as you go into your day, you somehow lose track. Your energy slumps. You start ...

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Bette Midler’s Hilarious Speech at the Tony Awards

There she was again at the Tony Awards after first winning an award there more than 30 years ago. The undisputed queen of the Broadway, Bette Midler, won the Best leading Actress in a Musical at the Tony Awards 2017. And she had everyone cheering her wildly during her long-but-fun acceptance speech. She cussed and ordered orchestra to stop playing ...

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A Checklist Template for Defining Your Fears

Did you catch Tim Ferriss’ recent Ted Talk, “Why you should define your fears instead of your goals”? As an entrepreneur it home because I’m constantly making checklists to manage the constant chaos in my life. Of course, within those checklists are several lists with personal and professional goals and milestones. But there is one list I do not have, ...

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