Under the weighty crush of life in a busy workplace, many of us look at the world outside and wonder – “is there something better than this?” From the customers you can’t fire to the snarky, mean spirited cow in the corner who appears to take a perverse joy in ruining your day, here you are. You are doing stuff you don’t like while having the same conversations over
The best time for business is when it all blows up The hair on the back of my neck is standing up. My jaw is clenched. My wrists are on fire from typing. The cup of tea and slice of toast I ate is sliding precariously on a wave of nausea. My standard safety net has abandoned me and my twitching eye stands as a stark reminder of the stress
It’s so cool to be in business for yourself right now, you need a coat just to protect yourself from the internet’s wind chill factor. And being in marketing as a solopreneur is the new hip. The marketing of the latte appreciation society is a term I coined to describe people who spend an awful lot of time selling workshops on how to do marketing while spending a lot of
Huddling together under the safe little umbrella of group think doesn’t make your creative business idea stand out in the crowded marketplace. Those peers aren’t your customers. They have a vested interest in making you just one little penguin in a sea of black and white. Stop playing the game Pull out your pens and plan your actions. Do more than plan. Scribble. Ask why. Dig deep. Get angry at
How many times do you hear about people who choose a certain job in order to balance their creative ventures? And how many of them end up in the shifting sands of business and lose the time they hoped they would have gained? Should you let your dream winnow down into nothingness for the sake of self preservation of the financial kind? Surely there has to be a balance, right?
Let’s discover the 8 happiness myths we need to leave behind. And how Hacking Happiness aims to help you do just that! 1) Doing more than cope with work related stress Stress isn’t a bad thing. In fact, it helps up reach out and stretch ourselves. It’s part of who we are for a very real and useful reason. There’s a few happiness myths related to stress and how we