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The Six Things The Most Productive People Do Every Day

I admit I stole this title. Part of being productive is to piggyback on the shoulders of greatness. So I decided to write down what six things I do every day that help me with productivity. They make work for…

From Poverty To A $3 Billion Fortune: The Incredible Rags-To-Riches Story of Oprah Winfrey

As a child, Oprah Winfrey wore potato sacks because clothing did not always fit into the budget of her poverty-stricken family. Today, Forbes estimates Winfrey’s net worth at $3 billion, and she is the only black woman on the publication’s list…

I’m A Hustler, Baby: 5 Ways To Do What It Takes To Rise To The Top

No one is born a boss, plain and simple. People have personality traits that make them more prone to becoming go-getters, but we all know friends who never quite reach their full potential. Then, there are lifestyle, parenting and other…

Revealed: Best Spot To Conduct Business Meetings and Close Deals In Dubai

Dubai is by far the Mekkah of Business and deals. Whether you’re a diamond trader, a tech evangelist, a real estate tycoon, an arts curator or an oil magnate, you’ve probably been to Dubai at one point in your life….

FIFA Scandal: 5 Big Ways FIFA Screwed Up

It’s not like we needed another reason to realise how messed up FIFA is, but what’s striking is that even in the midst of corruption allegations, arrests, worldwide condemnation and money laundering, FIFA -or should we say Sepp Blatter- is…

The Physics Of Productivity: Newton’s Laws Of Getting Sh*t Done

In 1687, Sir Isaac Newton published his groundbreaking book, Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which described his three laws of motion. In the process, Newton laid the foundation for classical mechanics and redefined the way the world regarded physics and science….

Richard Branson: What I Learned From Alibaba Founder Jack Ma

When he finally made it into further education, he made sure to also spend time working practically. He was employed as a guide in China and learned from working hard and interacting with locals and tourists. He began to develop…

Perception Is Everything: 7 Tricks For Appearing Smarter Than You Actually Are

You don’t have to be intelligent to look smart. Instead, social science research has found that it’s really about sending the right signals to people.

Team First, Ego Last: Why Leaving Your Ego At The Door Is The Ultimate Mantra For Successful Startups

Think of the most successful entrepreneurs and the attributes they exemplify: innovation, vision, creative genius, perseverance — and ego. People who don’t believe in their ability to create the new and different won’t get very far. And certainly, there are…

Going Viral: The 4 Essentials That Literally Will Make Or Break Your Blog-Content

The other day, I had the opportunity to review a piece of blog content for a friend’s website. It was great, full of insights and useful resources, and I personally found it valuable and relevant. The problem was that the…

Peter Thiel: Luck Is Just an Excuse For Not Working Hard Enough (Video)

Peter Thiel is no stranger to success. His rise from zero to $2.2 Billion hero is an inspiration to every hustler and entrepreneur out there. From co-founding Paypal and acting as its CEO to founding Palantir of which he is…

Profit From Passion: Increase Your Net-Worth By Doing What You Love

Have you ever heard the saying, “Do what you love and you’ll never work a day in your life?” It’s a secret that people who are passionate about their work have come to understand. Many struggle to know what it is they…

The Most Powerful Man In Sports Is Making Money Off Slave Labor

This week’s shocking news out of the wild world of pre-World Cup Qatar was really no shocker at all. The BBC reported four of its employees, who’d recently been covering the state of worker’s conditions in the gulf nation’s capital of Doha,…

Why Blackberry Devices Are The One Thing Every Elite Traveler and Executive Should Have

Whether you’re a CEO crunching 500 emails a day, or an avid traveler interested in flying in style and having a device that fits every occasion and every setting, then Blackberry is your prime choice. Blackberry has been going through…

Snapchat CEO Explains What It Was Like Not Selling His Company For Billions Of Dollars To Facebook

Evan Spiegel, Snapchat’s 24-year-old CEO, spoke at the University of Southern California’s Marshall School of Business commencement on Friday. Spiegel came up with the idea for Snapchat while working on a class project as a student at Stanford in 2010. He initially called…

The Importance Of Surrounding Yourself With The Right People

One of the things that makes life so fulfilling is the people we encounter and build relationships with along the way. Any sort of relationship, from a simple chat with our daily mail carrier – to the first meeting of…

The Real Differences Between A Want-A-Preneur And An Entrepreneur

I’ve recently, yet again, left a company I was working with to start something new. I’ve been jumping from project to project, company to company for the last seven years or so now, each and every time a slightly more…

No Excuses: The Power Of Unsettling, Risk Taking And Dream Chasing

Have you ever thought it would be easier to start doing work you love, if only there were fewer things holding you back? Maybe you’ve thought it would be easier if you didn’t have kids. You could afford to unsettle if…

Through The Roof: 9 Tips To Make Your Ecommerce Business Wildly Successful

In 2015 and for years to come, the ecommerce economy is expected to continue its upward trajectory and rapid growth. As an entrepreneur, this opportunity for success and sustainability is exciting, promising and intriguing. Whether you’ve already been involved with…

Separate, Segment Or Integrate: How Businesses Are Handling Gen-Y

A wave of change is coming fast and it is stirring businesses into a frenzy of concern and new plans. With the thundering headlines and assumptions, you would expect something astonishing, yet the change is just a new generation entering…