The saying goes, “you were born to lead.” While some of us possess the demanding traits it takes to make up a great leader, it is a learned process. It takes experience, determination and even failure to climb your way to the top. But being a leader isn’t all about getting to the top. It’s the lessons you learn on the way up and and the fortitude you possess during follow through. A true leader is committed to enriching and helping others who are in need.
The fast and furious world we live in allows students fantastic opportunities through the summer months. Instead of wasting your gas money delivering pizzas at your summer job, fulfill your passion. Here’s a few ways you can optimize your free time in between studies. There is no better time than the present!
Sometimes the key to success is all in the way you look at things. Tim Ferriss invented success for himself and is an acclaimed writer, speaker and podcast genius. He is also an advisor to a number of famous tech companies including Facebook and Twitter.
Are your customers your number one priority? If you’re running a competitive business they very well should be. Jeff Bezos knows best when it comes to customer care. His empire company, Amazon is the world’s biggest online retailer. The convenience of Amazon has been long luring in new customers and continues to grow and innovate smartly. Here are 11 lessons you can apply to your business to help you keep quality customers:
Do you feel like you’re missing out on some positive energy and happiness lately? Sometimes in our busy working world we can easily lose ourselves to the pressures of our jobs and fast-paced lifestyles. Entrepreneur life can lead to some exhausting moments; slow down, breathe and remember what’s important to you.
In order to guide you on your entrepreneurial path to enlightenment we’ve compiled some of our favourite quotes from one of the world’s most beloved leaders, the Dalai Lama. The Dalai Lama believes, “the purpose of our lives is to be happy.” While this may look different for everyone, take some time out of your day to consider the lessons below and see how you can apply them to your life and become a happy entrepreneur.
“A long time ago in a galaxy far far away…” – Some of the best quotes were born from a very successful multi-media franchise. Star Wars (and its unmatched fandom) has been around since 1977 making viewers laugh, cry and everything in between with its strong characters and tales of courage. Here are our favourite quotes from the epic space flick and its creator, George Lucas. May the force be with you in all of your startup business pursuits!
Inventor and business mogul, Elon Musk possesses one of the most outstanding resumes on the planet. Musk is the founder of some extremely powerful companies; Tesla and SpaceX both of which are technological and visionary masterpieces. While he works on changing the way the world does transportation, get inspired in your business with our 10 favourite Elon Musk quotes.
Positive thinking is widely known to reduce stress, increase health and promote a more productive workplace culture. In fact, there is psychological research that confirms each of these points. We’ve compiled a list of some tips and tricks to help you combat negativity so you can reap the benefits! All it takes is a little repetition and the will to shift your thinking habits. Everyone can’t be a beam of positive energy all the time, but these tricks should help you get on the right path to positive success!
At Data Nerds we aren’t just inspired by our peers in tech and entrepreneurship. We leave our minds open to bring in knowledge and lessons from any unique or brilliant minds around the world. This week we’re featuring our favourite quotes from acclaimed novelist J.K. Rowling.
Rowling was the creator of the Harry Potter series which shot her into the spotlight in 1997. Rowling’s life story is heartwarming one, she started the Harry Potter series writing in local cafes on an old typewriter. At the time she had been living on welfare. Harry Potter has now become of the most beloved children’s novels of all time and Rowling gained abundant success from the books. Her rags to riches story and devotion of personal time to social justice issues is nothing short of inspirational.