Who’s on Your Fridge?

I was lifting weights at my gym, a community center in New York City, when he caught my attention… His name, I later found out, was Marvin Moster. He stood a few inches over five feet, mostly bald with some white hair on the sides of his head, sporting a mustache, and wearing a light…

9 Things That Motivate Employees More Than Money

Don’t show ’em the money (even if you have it). Here are nine better ways to boost morale. The ability to motivate employees is one of the greatest skills an entrepreneur can possess. Two years ago, I realized I didn’t have this skill. So I hired a CEO who did. Josh had 12 years in…

The Hard Truth About How Success Really Works

Here’s what’s getting in your way when you attempt (and fail) to hit those “reach” goals. Many people fall prey to, “Yeah, but…” thinking. I have a friend who absolutely hates how successful his brother-in-law has become. “Oh yeah, I’d like to be doing that well,” he’ll say, “but he has very little downtime.” Another…

How WillPower works!

Research indicates that willpower can be strengthened like a muscle — and is a key predictor of success in life David Blaine — the 38-year-old self-described “endurance artist’’ who once encased himself for seven days in a plastic coffin with no food and little water — credits willpower training for his amazing feats. “Getting your…

Overworked? 4 Signs You Need to Recharge

Take a cue from endurance athletes: Here are four ways to tell you’re about to hit a performance wall. Sometimes it’s obvious we need a break, but in most cases we figure it out too late. When you work double-digit hours and Sundays are no longer a day of rest, feeling overworked can become the…

77 Thoughts on Motivation

You have a fire inside you, a frictional energy, read these thoughts, think about them and let them propel you into action!