The 'Happiness' Startup: Rules to Live By

November 29 , 2013

Happiness is elusive without balance. I learned that the hard way. As an entrepreneur, I’ve been fortunate to see financial success but that has little connection to genuine happiness. A famous writer once said, "Don't make money your goal. Instead, pursue the things you love doing, and then do...

Filed Under: Attitude, Happiness, Success, success, What Inspires Me

News From Solomon Page Group

November 25 , 2013

Solomon Page Group is again on Crain’s New York Business’  list of New York’s 150 Largest Privately Held Companies (Nov 17-23, 2014 issue)!  Now in our 24th year of providing professional staffing solutions, we continue with our commitment to provide quality, consistency and results under one...

Filed Under: Awards, awards, Company News, company news

The Importance Of Scheduling Nothing

November 21 , 2013

If you were to see my calendar, you'd probably notice a host of time slots greyed out but with no indication of what's going on. There is no problem with my Outlook or printer. The grey sections reflect "buffers," or time periods I've purposely kept clear of meetings.

Filed Under: Best Advice, best advice, Productivity, productivity, Rational Thought, rational thought, Time Management

A Remarkably Simple Way To Save Time

November 18 , 2013

Filed Under: Efficiency, efficiency, Productivity, productivity, Quick Tips, quick tips, Time Management

Focus On How You Connect

November 14 , 2013

We’re not going to eliminate technology from our lives anytime soon. Nor should we. Smart phones and social media expand our universe. We can connect with others or collect information easier and faster than ever. But they also expand our spectrum of attention. In this instance, too much of a good...

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Focus, focus, Good Habits, good habits, Social Impact

How Anyone Can Create Their Own Luck

November 11 , 2013

Ask incredibly successful entrepreneurs – ask people who are incredibly successful in any pursuit – and every one of them will say luck played an important role in their success. Talent, expertise, determination, perseverance, all those qualities and many more are certainly important. But so is...

Filed Under: Career Advice, Goals, goals, Persistence, persistence, Success, success

Why Being a Perfectionist Can Hurt Your Productivity

November 07 , 2013

Filed Under: Career Advice, Distractions, distractions, Perfection, Productivity, productivity

Make Your Communication Irresistible

November 04 , 2013

That’s a rather audacious claim, right? But it’s true. You can make your communications compelling. How? By understanding the difference between “features” and “benefits.”

Filed Under: Communication, communication, Your Career, your career