Business, Entrepreneur, Productivity

The Best New Trait For Business: Intellectual Curiosity

Intellectual Curiosity
Joshua

I admire those with intellectual curiosity, it allows for constant growth in all areas of life. The desire to continuously learn, dissect, explore, and experience, which ultimately is the driving force behind all major discoveries.

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Business, Entrepreneur, Health and Wellness

Replace Fear with Courage in 2016

Replace Fear with Courage
Joshua

Courage is often thought of as physical bravery, the ability to forge on through difficult or near impossible situations no matter what may lay in our path. While this is an essential type of courage to have, there is another type that effects our day-to-day lives and shapes our futures. Mark Twain described this courage best when he wrote, “courage is resistance to fear, mastery of fear—not absence of fear.”

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Business, Entrepreneur, Start Up

Chris Heivly (Co-founder MapQuest) on Entrepreneurship, Startups, and Life.

Joshua

“What’s the golden rule? He who owns the gold, makes the rules.”

It’s been an intensive two days here at Data Nerds HQ, as we’ve been blessed with the opportunity to interview, listen to and learn from Chris Heivly. Accelerate Okanagan hosted Chris in our hometown of Kelowna, British Columbia in order for local entrepreneurs to get a chance to meet and learn from one of the biggest and best.

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Business, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Start Up

13 Tools For Starting a Business and Staying on Track

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Prepare for everything to be far from perfect when starting your own business. The beauty of entrepreneurship is knowing success is entirely up to you.  Begin by solving a problem that you are passionate about, then find someone willing to pay you for it. Seth Godin said, “ Charge less than it’s worth and more than it costs you. Repeat.” Let’s dive in together.

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Business, Entrepreneur, Productivity

13 Things That Are Wasting Your Time And Killing Your Productivity

Joshua

Ever look at the clock to see it’s 4:45pm and find yourself wondering where in the world your day went and what you got done that day (if anything)? We did too. That’s why we decided to do some research on just where our time was going. Turns out, there’s a ton of things we are all wasting our time on on a daily basis, and with a few little tweaks, you can be back on the road to productivity in no time!

Spoiler Alert: We are definitely going to tell you to spend less time on Facebook. Sorry.

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Business, Company, Entrepreneur

9 Excuses That Will Blow Your Chances of Being a Successful Entrepreneur

Joshua

Becoming the next Mark Zuckerberg or Steve Jobs isn’t an easy task. What is easy, however, is coming up with excuse of why you won’t, can’t or don’t succeed! So, we decided to come up with a list of the most popular excuses that keep you from being the successful entrepreneur you want, and deserve, to be.

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Blogging, Business, Content, Hacks, Instagram, Social Media

Secret’s Out: The 6 Most Powerful Instagram Hacks We Use Daily

Joshua

Instagram is one of our favourite social media platforms, and as of September 2015 (when it surpassed Twitter), the world agrees with us! With over 400 million monthly users, we decided it might be nice of us to share some of our most powerful Instagram hacks with you so you can get in on this massive market of potential customers or blog followers. So without further adieu, let’s jump right into the top 6 things you should be doing daily to make your Instagram account stand out!

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Blogging, Business, Hacks, Productivity, Social Media

3 Tips to Make Your Social Media Strategy a Little Less Scary

Joshua

Starting a social media marketing campaign can be an overwhelming task to say the least! If you’re anything like us, we found ourselves thinking things like “Where do we start?”, “Which network is best?” and “How can we be the most efficient at this?”. There are so many different things to consider that can lead your campaign towards success or utter failure. We decided to make a post that will give you a head start on creating a successful marketing campaign and keep it going well into the future.

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Business, Entrepreneur, Productivity, Start Up

10 Phrases Successful Entrepreneurs Will Never Say, and the 10 Things They Do

Joshua

What you say can effect what you do more than you might think. Harbouring negative thoughts and making negative statements not only brings you down, but can bring your company along for the ride. Being successful in what ever you do starts with thinking you’re already successful. Entrepreneurs know this better than anyone and we’ve compiled a list of phrases you will never hear them say in order to keep their successes rolling. We’ve also included some of their favourite mantras to keep them positive, no matter what sort of things start hitting the fan.

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Apps, Blogging, Business, Company, Content, Marketing

The 18 WordPress Plugins No Blog Should Ever Be Without

Joshua

Ever find yourself browsing through Wordpress plugins, trying to figure out which ones you should install to bring your blog to the next level of awesomeness? Well, you’re not alone. We’ve all found ourselves there, aimlessly flipping through page after page of apps, wondering which one will work best, which is optimal for your type of website and which one will give us the most bang for our buck.

Ain’t nobody got time for that.

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