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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Hacks, Productivity

Optimize Spare Time with These 10 Hacks.

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Anyone can be a time management master, but imagine the ability to ameliorate cancelled meetings, clients, or events. You have a busy life and those spare moments to do you should feel like winning the lottery. The best exhortation isn’t to “get busy” in those moments of spare time, instead be mindful and optimize this time. After studying many highly successful people we have gathered 10 ways to optimize spare time.

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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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Entrepreneur, Hacks, Productivity, Start Up

Here’s How To Declutter Your Desk and Reorganize Your Life

How’s your desk looking right now? If I asked you to find your office contract or that invoice from back in January of 2012, could you? If the answer is no, then don’t worry, you’re in the right place and we’re here to get you back on the path to a clutter-free world. You probably already know that a clean desk = a productive desk so let’s get started and well on your way to a more productive day.

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Hacks, Health and Wellness, Productivity

How To Make The Most Of Every Hour In A Day

Do you ever find yourself wishing there were just a few more hours in the day? Or wondering what it was you did all day that got you to 9pm with nothing to show for it? There are a lot of time-suckers out there that you may have never considered before, so if you’re ready to gain back a couple hours into your day, we’ve come up with a list of things you should remove from your day, ideas to utilize your “gap-time” and even a few suggestions of how to spend your new time in order to make your life more productive and fulfilling.

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Health and Wellness, Just For Fun, Productivity

How To Be Happier in 8 Simple Steps

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We think it’s pretty safe to assume none of us would say no to a little extra happiness in our lives. Whether you’re going through a rough time or you just want to add a little fun to break up the repetition of your busy day we’ve come up with 8 simple ways to bring some much needed joy into your life. These are so simple, you can even do a few of them while reading this post, so get reading and get happier!

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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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Apps, Email, Hacks, Productivity

You’re Only 11 Clicks Away From An Optimized Gmail Inbox

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As of May 2015, there is an estimated 900 million Gmail users all over the world, and we’re willing to bet over 75% of them don’t know how to tap into its optimal performance. Whether you use the desktop version of this popular email platform or are one of the 1 billion people who have downloaded it from Google Play, these settings, plug-ins and tricks will have you well on your way to an optimized gmail inbox in only 11 quick clicks. So get ready to spend less time sifting through spam and more time getting things done!

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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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