10 Behaviors of High Achievers

I remember the conversation like it was yesterday. After lobbying to absorb yet another project into my ever-growing engineering group, something was bugging me. “It’s like I can’t get enough,” I confided in my manager. “It sort of scares me.” Finally, I asked, “Am I power hungry?” “No, Steve, I don’t think you’re power hungry,” my boss replied. “You’re just achievement oriented.”… Continue reading

Save Money on Business-Travel Expenses With These 5 Hacks

Airbnb in July announced the launch of a new global product suite for businesses. This attempt to take on more of the business-travel market comes as no surprise, considering other major sharing-economy players have already begun targeting corporate consumers. For example, Uber just surpassed taxis as the most common method of ground transportation for business travelers, according to a recent report. Airbnb’s new focus on corporate… Continue reading

5 Ways to Boost Your Willpower

Think of the last time you struggled to focus on a boring or difficult task. Your wandering attention probably felt like it was outside your control, as if you suddenly lost the ability to focus and didn’t know how to regain it. We all feel that way sometimes. Even in those moments, when you feel like you’re fighting against your… Continue reading

10 Ways to Be More Mindful and Productive at Work

Beyond being an increasingly popular practice for top executives and celebrities, mindfulness meditation is scientifically proven to increase memory and awareness and reduce stress and negative thinking. Even if you’re not ready to make a commitment to a Transcendental Meditation group or your local yoga studio, there are some simple daily habits that can make you more productive and happier at… Continue reading