4 Tips to Help Separate Work and Home Life During CoronavirusPick the Brain

When you originally started working from home there were a lot of things that you learned about yourself and how much time you had for other activities. You may have noticed that since your commute is not existent you can sleep in more and take time making breakfast or you realized that you could invest in ways to change the mood of your home. Furthermore, you felt that life was going to get so much easier because you could schedule things the way you want it. After a few weeks of the repetitive schedule, you may have noticed that it was hard to separate your work life from your personal life. Your life has now blended work life and your …

6 Simple but Important Ways for Entrepreneurs to Avoid Burnout

If you’d like to learn how to avoid burning out so you can have a long and successful career, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. Burnout affects professionals in every industry, but it can be particularly problematic being an entrepreneur because when it’s their own business, it can be on their mind all day, every day. It is more than just a sense of being tired. It is the state of being overwhelmed emotionally, mentally and physically, to the point that you need a break in order to keep functioning.  Burnout is easy to find but difficult to avoid for entrepreneurs. There are, however, 6 things that entrepreneurs can do …

Improve Your Productivity With CBD ProductsPick the Brain

Many of today’s careers require a lot of focused attention and productivity, and employees who want to get ahead must keep up with face-paced competition while avoiding too much stress. As technology and other changes continue to affect many industries, employees are commonly confronted with changing expectations and have to move quickly to remain relevant. If this situation sounds familiar, you may be interested in learning about the use of cannabis oil to ease anxiety and alleviate sleep disorders. With the right CBD product, you may find that it’s possible to improve productivity without dangerously increasing your heart rate.  CBD and Your Workday  You probably shouldn’t use more than one CBD lifestyle product in more than one day. The products …

Fika: A Coffee Break For ProductivityPick the Brain

Coronavirus has shone a spotlight on workplace productivity. Many of you are still working from home and juggling additional responsibilities of child care or schooling and household tasks.  Demands on you escalate to the point where you know you need a break, but don’t dare take one. A paradox is at work. In order to survive the crush in this unusual environment, you need some downtime more than ever. The Swedish tradition of fika might offer an answer. Fika is the Swedish practice of stopping work for a coffee break with friends and often a little something to eat. This is not the American coffee break of grabbing some caffeine to power through several more hours of work. Rather fika …

15 Tips for Happiness in Daily Life

You can make your life happier. It is a matter of choice. You might say it is impossible, since you have so many problems. You just cannot be happy. You are wrong. You can be happy even in difficult times and when surrounded by problems. Happiness comes from within, and does not depend on circumstances. Events and circumstances can surely affect how you feel. If you let them. The secret is in not letting them affect your mood and state of mind. This might be not easy, but if you are determined to bring happiness into your life you can do it. It is your attitude that makes you feel happy or unhappy. It is your habitual thinking that determines …

7 Ways I Mastered My Schedule While Managing My Job, My Side Hustle, and Homeschooling During a Pandemic

If you’d like to learn how to gain control of your life during this pandemic so you can get the most out of your days, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. The CoronaVirus pandemic has thrown the world into chaos, for sure. We’re all wearing multiple hats, many of which don’t fit very well. Not only do we have to figure out how to do our in-person jobs virtually and continue to make time for our side hustles, we also have to help our kids with their distance learning.   With all these changes, it’s no wonder we feel like we’re juggling chainsaws on a tightrope over a pit of boiling …

10 Tips to Help You Choose Happiness

“Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.”– Jim Rohn On a beautiful sunny morning, while walking to work, you meet someone, who asked you for a small loan several months ago, but haven’t returned yet the money. He smiles at you, says a nice “good morning”, and keeps walking. How would you react in this situation? You might say to yourself: “What is he thinking? Does he think that I have amnesia?” “He might at least show some respect, and say that he is doing his best to pay me back the loan.” The encounter with him might ruin your day. You’ll probably keep thinking all day long about the …

Team Building Tips to Improve Your Business

There are many differing opinions to team-building days and how they can affect your team morale. No matter what your industry is, you definitely need to think about scheduling a couple of team-building days into your plans for the company. Here are some of the ways a good team building day can affect your business. What are Team Building Activities? Team building activities are some of the most important additions to a working day that you could choose. It might seem like no-one wants to take part in team building days, but there are also few who truly appreciate their value to a company. No matter what industry your business is in, you can benefit from a good team building …

What is Essentialism and How You Can Benefit from It

In our ever distracting world overloaded with information, there has been an increasing interest in minimalism – “less is more” and Marie Kondo’s house clearing. People have become exhausted with the availability of things, consumer products, life choices, and demands. It is never-ending, and it is no surprise that many people are turning to simpler ways of living. Essentialism has some similarities with minimalism, but these two concepts are very different. What Is Essentialism? In 2014, Greg McKeown published the best selling book: Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less, and he has been teaching individuals, corporations and world leaders about the art of essentialism ever since. Greg defines essentialism as: Less but better. Essentialism is a way of life that …

5 Ways You Can Stay on Track and Reduce Overwhelm While Working From Home

If you’d like to learn strategies on how to improve your focus so you can stay on track and achieve your goals, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. For many in a corporate job or a brick and mortar business working from home often feels like a dream- spending more time with the family; having more flexibility and freedom with your schedule. While all these are true, the reality of working from home may be much more challenging. It requires much more self-discipline, focus, and time management than one would assume if they never had to face it.  Right now, almost everyone gets a taste of how working from home …

3 Steps to Managing Your Time and Maximizing Your Workday

If you’d like to learn how to manage your time better so you can maximize your success, sign up for the free 90-Day Master Class hosted by the founder of Addicted2Success.com, Joel Brown. Modern technology has transformed when and how we work. It’s created a way for people around the world to work together, but it’s also redefined the workday. The traditional 9-to-5 no longer exists — we all have constant access to our work. The ability to connect with people globally is incredible. My company has a team in Ukraine, which is in a time zone six hours ahead of where our main office is located. We also work with a number of freelance designers and web developers who …

9 Tips to Keep Yourself and Your Team Motivated While Working From Home

The entire world is now faced with the COVID-19 pandemic. Since this respiratory illness is highly contagious, especially in places with multitudes of people, more and more companies are now encouraging their staff to start working from home to mitigate the spread of the highly contagious disease. For some, doing online work from home can be a breeze but to others, it would be a totally new experience and may find it a bit challenging to focus and actually be productive. The good news is that there are a few essential tips that you and your team can practice to help you balance working from home while staying productive and disciplined. Working from home requires a lot of discipline and …

When Does Time Management Matter Most?

It’s 6:00 am. You have just woken up and are ready to take a shower. After the showering, it’s time to eat breakfast, catch the news by reading the morning paper, and then start your work. You are feeling wonderful, relaxed, and happy. You have very high expectations for the day and you want to be as productive as possible. Fast forward to 2 pm the same day. You are working in a rush and you barely had a chance to take a lunch break. You start to feel a bit stressed and tired because of the busy schedule. Besides, it seems that you have to go back to certain tasks and fix them, because you didn’t have time to …

7 Secrets to Become a Healthier You

Health is a major concern for everyone. It has a direct influence on your quality of life and even your lifespan. Although this is common knowledge, you may struggle at times to find the balance that will promote a feel-good condition and ensure that your body is well maintained. With all the different approaches to dieting, exercising, and mindfulness, the task of becoming your healthiest self can seem intimidating, or feel overwhelming to take on.  However, if you feel motivated to improve your personal experience of life, there is certainly a simple and practical method for doing so. These 7 secrets can be applied by anyone who wants to be healthier and live better. 1. Wake Up Ready Wake up …

Keep on Track with a Vision Statement

What is a Vision Statement? It isn’t the vision or dream you have every once in awhile about the car or house or lifestyle you want to have. It is not part of your “wish” list that says some day I would like to have, “_____”. Why do I need a Vision Statement? I am getting along just fine with the way things are, I am paying my bills and working my way up in the JOB I have why do I want to rock the boat. Psychologically you live in the present, you look at what you have, what you do and who you are in the “present” not in the future. You get up each morning and see …

How to Succeed and Stay on Task with Your Internet Marketing Promotion Strategies. A.C.T.I.O.N.

Working from home can get stressful. With all the distractions presented to you each day, you need an effective way to stay focused. When working online, it is difficult to always stay on task and not get sidetracked. The difference between those who succeed and those who don’t can be summed up by one simple word. A.C.T.I.O.N. Use this acronym to motivate yourself to stay on top of your daily plan. Automate as many things as possible. You can do this with autoresponders, mailing list filters, signature emails and other tools of this type. Catagorize your daily to-do’s and make sure your highest priority is always on the top of the list. Target. Know your target audiience, Also know your …