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Are you being manipulated? Here is what you can do about it

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 14, 2019 Social

People encounter manipulative behavior all the time in the office, at home, and in relationships. Learn to identify such behavior and protect yourself from it. Have you ever had this feeling that you were ‘used’ or ‘manipulated’ by someone? Maybe you felt that way after your partner forced you into doing something you did not want to do by making you feel guilty in some way. Or maybe your friend promised you something but refused to remember any such agreement when you brought it up later. Manipulative behavior comes in different shapes and sizes and most of us encounter it at some point in our lives. When you’re a victim of manipulation, you end up feeling sad and frustrated for having been treated that way. If it goes on for too long, it can severely hamper your mental health. That is why it is an essential life-skill to know about...

Achieve Personal Excellence with Skills Development

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 13, 2019 Success

There will come a time in your life that you will thirst for something better, more challenging, or more exciting things. At some point, you will also feel that colleagues are starting to take over you in terms of successes. And somehow when you reflect, you realize you are afloat in that sea called “mediocrity”. Mediocrity is that state wherein activities become mundane and your career does not excite you as much as it does. You tend to lose that vigor to pursue excellence. You only see yourself as a survivor instead of a victor. Entering this stage in your life prompts many to feel empty; like there is something that is missing. Some people develop fear because of uncertainty. But then hope starts after the question, “What’s in it for me next?”. Are You Looking for Promotion? At work, promotion does not happen automatically. We should seek it. We...

Letting Kids Fail

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 12, 2019 Social

Am I Doing It Right? Would this be good for my child? Would this make my child a better person? Parenting comes with a constant battle of answering these sets of questions with positive answers. In this era of social media, everyone tries to be the ideal parent by reading tons of shallow parenting books written by shallower influencers to roll more money. What’s missing in the jigsaw puzzle of these parents is, they don’t know what’s right or wrong anymore. If you are a rising parent and feel lost in this ocean of overly achieved parents, we are here to bring you to the shore by enlightening you on where things are going wrong and how to overcome some of the alarming issues you have been neglecting from the dawn of parenting. Am I Ready To See My Child Fail? Who is exactly? No one. Not even you and...

4 Simple Tips to Help You Learn How To Network Like A Pro

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 11, 2019 Social

Networking is not all about collecting contacts; it’s about planting relationships. Nowadays, there are several ways to learn and grow your business. For instance; you can read as many blogs as you want, listen to podcasts, watch educational videos on Youtube, or attend webinars, So, why would you have trouble with the expense and time that comes with attending networking events? Well, if your business culture is “always learn, always improve,” you have to learn how to network so that attending such events can be beneficial for your business. Attending a networking event has many benefits. Let’s look at a few of them. Forces you to Leave your comfort zone. Attending networking events and conferences has a way of forcing you to get out of your comfort zone. You can easily watch a short webinar on the privacy of your home or office. You’ll also break no sweat when listening...

4 Different States of Mind

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 10, 2019 Mind

There are 4 different states of mind that can be divided as internal or external. They can also be divided as harmful or helpful. Today we are going to cover of these below. Keep in mind that you can be in one state of mind at a particular moment. In general, a person can focus internally or externally which are completely opposite states. Autopilot Autopilot is an external and harmful state of mind. Basically, our brain goes into this state when we are bored and doing something that is known to us. In order to be in autopilot state, your brain has to turn off thinking which isn’t always a wise idea. There are several reasons when a person will go into this state of mind. For instance, if you see something familiar (a person crying) you will go on autopilot and consider that he is sad. This prevents us...

The Importance of Having Work-Life Balance

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 9, 2019 Life

Is Your Fast Track Career Draining You in Your Personal life? You have a life other than your career. Are both of these lives well balanced in your case? Having a stable career with rocketing salaries is great! Even we agree with that. If your stable career drains your personal life then that’s not something to be proud of. You need to establish a work-life balance. In simpler terms, set an equilibrium point for your work and personal life. This will help you in enjoying life to the fullest while rolling 6 digit salaries. Are you Having Trouble at Either Work or Home? If yes then your work and life are not balanced perfectly. This needs to be fixed immediately to save both your career and your personal life. If you focus too much on your career then you may lose focus from your personal life and vice versa. This...

The Urgent Important Principle Matrix

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 8, 2019 Productivity

Urgent and important, both of these words may seem similar but they’re quite different in meaning. An important task is something that can provide long-term results. But important does not always mean that you have to attend to that certain task right away. But urgent means that you have to tend to that task immediately. When you have multiple matters to attend to, it’s easy to get them mixed up. You may end up forgetting about a more pressing matter because you were busy doing something else. Whether it’s in the workplace or your daily life, prioritizing tasks depending on their importance is extremely important. The Urgent Important matrix can come in handy in this very particular scenario. What is the Urgent Important Principle Matrix? The Urgent Important principle matrix is a tool that can help you prioritize your task list depending on their level of importance. The matrix is...

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