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Category: Lifestyle

5 Reasons Why Introverts Make Great Leaders

People often think of introverts as reserved and quiet, socially awkward, solitary and soft-spoken. This perception would further suggest that introverts lack the confidence and social skills that great leaders, pioneers, and change makers possess. You may be surprised to learn that 40% of leaders and executives identify themselves as introverts. Their success proves that […]

Do You Have a Fear of Success?

Fear of success was first diagnosed in the 1970s by psychologist Matina Horner. This phobia affects both men and women, and it’s very similar to a fear of failure and people who suffer from impostor syndrome. Fear of success can be easy to miss because it looks a lot like procrastination and insecurity. Some of […]

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Canada is known for having excellent maternity leave, especially in light of the recent extension to 18 months. However, many women do head back to work reluctantly when it’s over as they find their priorities have shifted, commutes may not easily line up with daycare hours, and the time away from little one begins to […]

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It’s the start of a new year and you’re pumped! You’ve set some goals, you have systems in place, and you’ve even downloaded an app that’s going to keep you organized. But let’s face it, no matter how determined you are, there will be times when you can’t see much progress, you’re worried about finances, […]

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If you’re seriously looking at self-employment, you’ve likely begun to add up some strong reasons for embracing the change that’s beckoning you. From the wrong angle, that little crevasse in your way begins to look like the Grand Canyon. If you want to start a business but can’t seem to make that final decision, try […]

Most often we tend to put our own health and well-being last as we try to help and please the people around us. In theory this might sound wonderful but in practice it simply doesn’t work. Caring for ourselves translates to caring for others, which translates to powerful inspiration and happiness. Start today and put […]

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Have you ever felt like a fraud? Do you think that you’re successful just because you got lucky and not because you deserve it? Do you question whether you get the best deal at the negotiating table? You’re not alone! A recent survey shows half of women have self-doubt about their job performance and careers […]

As an entrepreneur, you have to stay motivated and energized to make your business a success. Regular physical activity can help you reduce stress, stay motivated and be healthier. Below is an extract from Heart and Stroke Foundation publication “100 HEALTHY THINGS YOU CAN DO IN MINUTES.” Get Active Research shows that being physically active […]

Entrepreneurship can be taxing on our body and mind. Whether you are a start-up entrepreneur or a seasoned pro , we are juggling multiple priorities daily, which leaves most high-performers with depleting energy levels. Lack of energy is not just about being exhausted physically. It may also translate to mental lack of energy which may […]

Being productive should feel good. If you tend to procrastinate and worry about the things you feel you should be doing, it’s a sign that you may associate productivity with pain. Luckily, you can change your mindset about productivity and implement habits that make productivity enjoyable. Try these tips to maximizing your productivity: 1. Every […]

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