A Self Development Magazine for Successful Leaders

A self development magazine dedicated to business executives and entrepreneurs who understand that growing a business starts with developing themselves.

The personal development articles below are meant to inspire your journey towards becoming better leaders. The kind of leaders who can make a difference in their world.

Let the Journey Begin

Like every journey, the journey towards self development starts with envisioning the person you want to become, setting the goals and and finding a map (defining a strategy).

But like with every journey, you have to start walking the walk (executing the startegy), and this, for most, is the most difficult part.

The personal development skills that you want need time. And practice.

Come here as often as you want. Leave us comments in the articles. Tell us what you liked, what you didn’t and what you would like to read more about.

Enjoy Your Journey! It’s worth the effort!

Motivational Acronyms

Motivational Acronyms – Easily Find Motivation When You Need It

  Motivational Acronyms for Those Who Dream Big We have prepared a list of 10 motivational acronyms to make motivation stick. Because even the most motivated of us have their down moments.  Use it when you...
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You’re Never Assuming. Or Are You? – Take the Quiz and See by Yourself

To assume as in to suppose. You know the results of assuming are never good, so you try to avoid assuming. But are you always? Sometimes we tell ourselves stories, without even realising their impact on our...

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Personality Types and How They Influence the Way We Lead

  Have you noticed how sometimes people’s decisions, actions, behaviors just don’t make sense? Well, here’s the news: it makes sense for them! Always! The misunderstanding comes from the fact that they are acting based on their...

How Much More Tired Can You Get?

  IF YOU WANT TO READ OFFLINE: This is a long read. We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline reading. Bonus: 10 minute techniques to help you relax and 15 effective...
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Empty Your “Stress Recycle Bin”

  "Stress is like garbage. if recycled at regular intervals, everything's ok."   Stop for a second and look around you in the office. Notice how people behave. You will probably see the two extremes: the always cheerful...
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It’s Time to Hit Refresh

"Stress is like garbage"   If it accumulates it starts creating problems. Reducing your stress levels starts with stress awareness. You first become aware of what stresses you and you continue with learning how to avoid, ignore,...
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Business Travel and Good Enough Quality Sleep

10 years ago, Jack became what we commonly call a business traveler. When he started to travel for work he was excited about the chance he had to visit all these new places and...
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Don’t Stop When You’re Tired. Stop When You’re Done

To start with, if you stop when you’re tired, you have already stopped waaaay too late. You might have heard about the Pomodoro technique (for those who never did, it’s simple: you work in chunks...
Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning. BENJAMIN FRANKLIN - The Busy Lifestyle

9 Quotes for Leaders who Inspire

1. Benjamin Franklin 1706 - 1790 Benjamin Franklin was a renowned polymath and a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. He is better known as one of the Founding Fathers...
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10 Sources of Stress at Work

Stress has many forms and many sources. Stress can be positive. Sometimes. But, as with too much of anything, too much stress is never a good thing. Too much stress doesn't happen over night. It's...
The Best Value Adding Activities in Business and in Life

Real Life Time Management Tips, Strategies and Resources

How do leaders manage their time? By adding more value to their lives and professional activities. You're doing a good job managing your busy schedule. But there are moments when you feel like you could do...
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Weekend Activities: Weekend Habits of the Highly Successful

Studies have shown that your weekend activities have an influence on how your next week will look like. And this is mainly because of the optimum amount of working hours per week. Everything above 50 hours...