5 Ways That a Leader Might Be Hurting the Teams Motivation

  Motivation is a tricky thing. It’s hard to start and get motivated, and it’s hard to sustain that motivation. To really keep motivated, you need a long-term plan. But even a good long-t...


How Stress Can Save Your Startup

Stress. It’s a word that we entrepreneurs know all too well. Imagine the things you could do if stress wasn’t in the picture. Maybe you’d have more energy, a clearer mind, less anxiety, or more ...


8 Ways to Dominate Fear and Be a Rockstar!

I am dyslexic! I have ADD and the fact that I come from an Egyptian Singaporean family, which grew up in Saudi Arabia. I had major fears of not fitting in. I was minority, minority, and minority. So w...


Goal Setting: From “Get a Girlfriend” To “Own a Company”

 I began thinking about how I started my company: the when, the why, and the how. I have always known I wanted to be an entrepreneur; it was just a matter of getting to that point. When I was 15 year...


How to Motivate Your Team at Work

  Thanks to the likes of David Brent, it’s easy to see team motivation as excruciating at worst and slightly cringey at best. But if you’re in charge of a group of people then it’s your respons...


Do You Know Your WHY? You Can’t Lead Without It

I find it very strange how often we’re asked, “So what do you want to do with your life?” or better still, the post-education version, “So what do you do for a living?” Oh the joys of small ...


A Simple Exercise to Overcome Motivational Barriers

  Have you ever wanted to know why it is you manage to talk yourself out of taking action on goals you were originally excited about? It’s so frustrating isn’t it? Most of you reading the under30...


5 Productivity Tips From The Pros

Ever find yourself waking up at the crack of dawn, bursting with energy and ready to own your to-do list and make things happen.. only to look out the window from your desk to pitch black night and fi...


How I Work “Off the Clock”

I’ve never really experienced a 9-5 job. Right out of college, I went straight into Headbands of Hope full-time. I did some internships that were structured hours, but it didn’t really agree with ...


8 Ways to Tuning Your Self Talk Radio Off

  Growing up my dad had one of those old-fashioned transistor radios, not one of these modern self-tuning radios. As a kid I loved playing with the knobs. When the radio was off, turning the tuner ha...