7 Mistakes You Need to Avoid Making in Your Startup

Entrepreneurship has been recognized all over the world as a veritable tool for accelerating the development process of nations. In fact, no economy of the world can survive without entrepreneurs. Why then do a high percentage of entrepreneurs go through life as failures? Why do many become obscure and ridiculed for their failed business dream? As an aspiring entrepreneur or entrepreneur, I know you have stopped to ask yourself this question. Here is the truth; 70% of businesses fail before…

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How To Reduce The Health Risks Of Sitting, According To Science

We already know that sitting all day can wreak havoc on our backs and our brains, which has left so many of us who work desk jobs wondering what we can do about it. After all, the higher risk of obesity, cardiovascular disease, and early death that come along with sitting for prolonged periods of time should not be taken lightly. Those who work a 9-to-5, rejoice: A new study may have found a solution to reducing the health risk…

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What We Can Learn About Leaders from Their Speeches

You can tell a lot about a person from the words that they share. It’s true that actions speak louder than words, but words are still powerful and a great way to motivate your team and to inspire trust amongst your customers. The greatest leaders have turned public speaking into a fine art, and it’s a good idea to follow in their footsteps if you want to create a company that stands the test of time. The good news is…

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Sorry, You‘re Not Special And You Need To Read This — Wolkify

At the time of writing, there are 7.6 billion people on Earth. About 360,000 humans are born every day. And the population will only rise. It has been estimated that by the year 2100, the population will grow to 11.2 billion people. You are one of the billion people living on this planet right now. Even more people have come before you and will come after you. Out of all these people, you think you’re special? Let me tell you…

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5 Transformative Reasons to Start Writing a Journal NOW! – *Positive Provocations*

“Life is a train of moods like a string of beads; and as we pass through them they prove to be many colored lenses, which paint the world their own hue, and each shows us only what lies in its own focus.”~ Ralph Waldo Emerson As this glorious December begins and we are all in introspective modes cause of the end of the year approaching rapidly…I’m thinking about Essence. I’m thinking about that Essence that is revealed when we have…

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Want to win at life? Start doing this right now!

You want to motivate your child to do well in his/her 12th standard exams. How do you think you should do it? Should you tell your child how difficult life will be without a good education, or how great things can be with a good education? Many parents (and bosses and teachers and people in general), tend to take the first approach, but here is research that says that the first method might actually be more effective. Did you just…

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7 Traits A Person Destined For Greatness Needs

Over the years, researchers have been looking into many different traits and habits that some of the most successful people have had. For sure, there are many books out there as well that talk about it, such as the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People, amongst a laundry list of others. Today though I’d like to share the list that these researchers have proposed as the reasoning is quite compelling. If you have all of these traits, then you are…

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27 Elite Teamwork Quotes To Encourage Collaboration

Most people learned about teamwork from an early age in school when they were grouped and assigned tasks to do collectively.  Others learned as they progressed through life, at work or business. The joyful experience of teamwork in every successful project has made people understand the importance of collaboration. Its high level of impact on the success of any organization is one that can’t be ignored. Nowadays, teamwork has become a criterion for every successful venture, startup, game, team, business…

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What Is Motivation and How to Get More * AmbitionOasis.com

I want to talk about motivation today and what really is it. Because you see, you can’t get something you don’t really understand. It sounds like a simple principle but what is easy to understand is also easy to misinterpret. Motivation is the sum of all emotional reasons for us to do something. You noticed I didn’t say mental reasons. Do you wonder why? Mental reasons can be found in any direction. You can find rational reasons to do anything,…

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5 Ways To Beat Procrastination Like A Boss

I have so much to do! I have emails to answer, lectures to prepare, and clients’ problems to solve and on top of all this a big presentation at work! You know what the worst part is? People assume I am magically immune to procrastination, just because I am a psychologist. But hey, I’m still a person and at times I get overwhelmed, or plain bored with all the work I need to do. But the difference between me and…

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How To Fall In Love With The Daily Grind, Achieve Anything And Enjoy Each Day Of Your Life — Wolkify

Five years ago, I wanted to get fit. So, I joined a gym. I paid the membership price and I was ready to rock and roll. I was excited. I imagined how my body will transform in a few months. Day one was fun. I gave my full effort and felt like a superhero. The next day was painful. My body was sore and I didn’t want to go to the gym. But I used my willpower and went to…

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My Best Psychology and Self Improvement Articles From 2018

As we approach the upcoming new year, it’s always a great time to take a step back and reflect on what we’ve learned and experienced over the past twelve months. First, let me ask you an important question: “Are you better or worse than you were exactly one year ago today? Or about the same?” I sincerely hope it was a good and productive year for you; but even if it wasn’t, keep in mind this is just one chapter…

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A Psychologist Reveals How Your Mind Tricks You Every Day

I was once asked if I liked what I wrote. I said I have different phases, I like my writing in some phases and don’t like my writing in some phases. Huh? Let me explain. I’m working on this children’s book, a series of short stories for children. In the beginning, as I was writing the first few stories, I was mentally rehearsing my Booker Award Speech, and I was all like, “Wow, this is going to be SO great!”…

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Freedom Is Intrinsic to Our Motivation

Have you ever considered freedom to be intrinsic to motivation? Many times we think of freedom in different terms such as the freedom to walk the streets, the freedom of free speech, etc. Yet if one understands the Theory of Self-Determination, freedom is the authenticity to be one’s self while being responsible to ourselves and others within our community. Choice is infused within freedom. We chose our behaviors. When we ignore others in the quest to assert our own freedom,…

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5 Insanely Helpful Tips to Start Working Out

“I don’t have enough time” “I am too tired” “I will start from tomorrow, definitely!” “Ok, from Monday for sure!” If these are some of the excuses you have for not working out, you are not alone! As human beings, we are hard-wired to do only which is absolutely needed — wired to minimize time and energy wherever possible. Let’s first try and understand why we are spending so much time on this topic. Believe it or not, Science has actually…

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Here’s How To 10X Your Personal GrowthPick the Brain

There’s one problem when it comes to Personal Growth. Most of us don’t even know the depth of our problems. 60–70% of the time I’m mistaken in doing so. It’s my father or my journal that uncovers the whole situation for me most of the times. I never knew that I was so reactive.I never knew that negative self-talk was a problem.I never knew that I was playing blame-game with myself.I never knew that I was lying to myself. There’s…

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