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Read This If You Suck At Follow Through

Being great at follow through doesn't require brains, it requires commitment, awareness and thoughtfulness

A friend of mine who recently embarked on his own entrepreneurial journey figured out that he doesn’t like dealing with people who suck at follow through. You know who they are: people who don’t follow up, forget, make excuses, disappear, and are energy and time wasters to those of us who make stuff happen.

I said, welcome to the club!

If You Can’t Out-Think, Out-Care

care moreRecently I had some issues with one of the internal fans on mi laptop, which will turn 5 years old in November; so I’m not surprised one of the fans stopped working properly. The problem is the internal components no longer exist because my laptop is a late 2012 model of the HP 15 Envy. So what did I do?

To Maintain The Status-Quo Means Rejecting What Makes Us Super Human

    Maintaining the Status Quo is a recipe for stagnation

The status quo police is back, the innovation killers, with yet another article about how we should embrace maintenance because innovation is overrated. Last year I put my two cents in on this same topic and argued that though innovation has become diluted and meaningless maintenance is overrated.

The Mind of an Entrepreneur: What Makes Us Unique?

thomas edison entrepreneurship mindset

While some people are content with a steady job in the 9 to 5 rat race, others dream of one day becoming their own boss. There’s a distinct difference between the employer and the employee, but it’s not always a trust fund or incredible family connections. Sometimes the difference between owner and worker is simply their mindset. But don’t let Hollywood fool you: There’s no such thing as NZT-48, the magical genius pill from 2011 blockbuster movie, Limitless. Pills won’t make you a millionaire. Instead, winning in life is built upon the foundation of success habits and continuous self-improvement.

Four Visions of the Future of Work

New America and Bloomberg have come together to convene Shift: The Commission on Work, Workers, and Technology, with the goal of analyzing theories of the future of work. In a new report drawn from discussions with leaders in technology, business, policy, and culture as well as those whose livelihoods are already being affected by automation, the commission outlines four possible future economies: some with more work and some with less, some focused on task-based work and some oriented around traditional jobs.