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  • 5 Business Meeting Killer Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them
    October 6, 2020

    5 Business Meeting Killer Mistakes and How You Can Avoid Them

    Meetings are important, for any business. They give you and your team the opportunity to catch up on important news, keep departments aligned with each other, and generally keep the company running smoothly. However, they're also viewed with derision. Most people think of them as pointless wastes of time - and unfortunately, they are often right. Here are five meeting killers and how you can avoid them:
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  • Writing Tips - How to Nurture Your Creativity
    September 15, 2020

    Writing Tips - How to Nurture Your Creativity

    All writers experience days when they find it hard to tap into their creative spirit, so it is important to learn how to nurture your creativity and release it into your writing. To tap into your creativity, you need to get into the habit of keeping your eyes and ears open wherever you are. Sometimes it can be the smallest of things that spark off a great idea, so make sure that you are prepared to seize every opportunity. 
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  • How a Pen and Paper Can Help You Sleep
    September 2, 2020

    How a Pen and Paper Can Help You Sleep

    If you find it hard to get to sleep at night because your brain won't shut off, remember that it naturally wants you to recall unfinished tasks. Writing down in detail the things you need to do tomorrow, with a pen and paper, not a keyboard or screen, can help your brain to switch off more quickly and enable you to get to sleep sooner.
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  • Learn More Quickly by Taking Better Notes
    August 24, 2020

    Learn More Quickly by Taking Better Notes

    It's common to experience the frustration of reading a book, article, or paper and later struggling to recall any of the information that it contained. By implementing an effective note-taking routine, you can ensure that information is retained at a deep level. this article provides actionable tips on how to take better notes and learn at a superhuman pace.
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  • 6 Ways to Pull Yourself Out of a Creative Rut
    August 18, 2020

    6 Ways to Pull Yourself Out of a Creative Rut

    A creative rut sounds like a formidable opponent, especially if you feel crushed under stress or like your original ideas have all withered or blown away. While it might seem like the blockage could go on forever, feeling stuck is part of the process. Make dry periods temporary with a few tricks to grab yourself by the hand and pull yourself out of the hole.
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  • How to Evaluate Your Performance as a Leader
    August 12, 2020

    How to Evaluate Your Performance as a Leader

    As a leader, you spend a lot of time evaluating the performance of team members. However, if you do not have someone evaluating your performance, how do you know if you are effective in the workplace? Here are three ways you can reflect on your work and create goals for improvement.
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  • Five Essential Reference Books for Avid Readers
    August 3, 2020

    Five Essential Reference Books for Avid Readers

    Whether you prefer fiction or nonfiction, you can make this favorite pastime even better by collecting a few key reference books for readers. These books will not only enhance your reading experience time and time again, but they also make great gifts for the book lovers on your gift list.
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  • 7 Ways to Spark Creativity
    July 28, 2020

    7 Ways to Spark Creativity

    Creative flow works differently for everyone, but most people will experience a block at some point in their lives. In stressful times, when the world feels like an uncertain place, it can be challenging to find inspiration and focus. Try these methods to unblock the creative genius inside of you.  
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  • Why Successful People Keep Journals
    July 20, 2020

    Why Successful People Keep Journals

    Let’s take a deep dive into the effects reported by these notable people, those around them, and others who regularly journal. This makes it easier to understand the powerful benefits you can achieve with something as simple as a pen and notebook. As English author Edward Bulwer-Lytton explained in the 1800s – “the pen is mightier than the sword.”
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