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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...

How to Deal With Unsupportive Parents

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 7, 2019 Social

For the longest time in a kid’s life, their biggest role models are their parents. Children follow their parents’ teachings from the day they are born. As they grow up, they learn to make their own choices, make their own mistakes, and learn from them. Every kid seeks their parents’ approval from a very young age. When they are older, that approval may matter less and less, but deep down, everyone thrives for it. Not everyone is lucky enough to have parents that support their every single decision. Many parents overlook the fact that their little kid is all grown up and has a conscious of his/her own. Having different opinions doesn’t mean that your parents don’t love you. Most parents love their children unconditionally. But, sometimes, they don’t show that love in the best ways. What is a supportive parent? Teenage years are the most rebellious time in a...

Best Strategies to Avoid Groupthink in the Workplace

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 6, 2019 Strategy

Often, we are called to have camaraderie with our workmates. Especially when the company is about to embark on another book year or a new project venture, it helps to have that atmosphere of unity among its employees. This fosters collective sense of encouragement and positivity in the group. However, collective thinking becomes a problem when there’s no room for outside opinions, freedom of choice is limited, and healthy disagreements are rare. Groupthink is an unhealthy consensus in decision-making wherein the compelling forces for the agreement are fear, lack of judgement, and lack of critical thinking. Group or department leaders must be responsible not to allow his or her team to develop groupthink. Even if it means that not everyone will agree with you, what’s more important is that you can count on them to help you arrive at the best decision and not just nod in agreement with you...

Five Tips to Develop Your Character in the Right Direction

Darryl Bachmeier Jun 5, 2019 Life

People tend to confuse character with ‘personality’ but both are very different things. Your character has very specific traits that define who you are, your core beliefs and values. It is a window to a person’s soul, where you evaluate vital characteristics: honesty, courage, loyalty, integrity and virtue. Please note these characteristics cannot be judged easily in one day of meeting someone. On the other hand, a person’s personality compromises of unique traits that make him or her, the way they act every day. You can include a person’s likes and dislikes here. Is he or she introvert or extrovert? Do they pay attention to detail or are they careless? Do they like spending time with other people or do they like being alone? These are traits that you can easily judge a person when you meet him or her. Now do you see a significant difference between personality and...

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