It pays to be positive

Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay po...
Optimism is a happiness magnet. If you stay positive, good things and good people will be drawn to you (Photo credit: symphony of love)

It’s easy to slip into a negative rut and remain dogged down. Sometimes things in life don’t seem to be going your way and you just can’t seem to be able to dig yourself out of your hole. Yet the sooner you find ways to break out of depression and make yourself happy the better because your creative ideas and business operations depend on it.

A series of negative events can strike out even your most optimistic self if you’re not careful. Starting the New Year companies and public utilities are increasing their monthly rates, the petrol price is shifting upwards with no end in sight and the currency is on a steady decline southwards. It’s a year where economic uncertainty remains and politicians are spewing out hurtful and spiteful comments to win votes in the upcoming general election. Continue reading “It pays to be positive”

New Year’s resolutions for your startup

English: Two New Year's Resolutions postcards
Wish New Year’s resolutions were this simple (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

About the most stupid thing I’ve heard about New Year’s resolutions is: my resolution is to not make any New Year’s resolutions.

That resolution usually comes from someone who bumbles along from year to year with a trail of usual problems – overweight, excessive drinking, heavy smoking and unfit, not to mention being an obnoxious loudmouth.

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