Maybe you are convinced that journaling is a good practice to promote creativity and help you plan for success, but you’ve never formed the habit and you’re not sure where to start. Maybe you are already an avid journal-keeper, but you just need fresh ideas to keep the momentum going. There are many options out … Continue reading Journaling Ideas: Creating a Quote Journal
Is There a Secret Formula for Success? You see it all the time: The secret to succeeding at X; # Secrets to do X; The # Secrets Every Successful X Knows. It’s intriguing. You want to be successful too. You say yes, I want to know this secret. You ask yourself, could this secret work … Continue reading The Secret to Secret Formulas for Success in Business
Before I get into this article, I want to make a couple points clear: While some of the people discussed are high school dropouts, this does not mean I’m advocating for dropping out of high school. Education is important. If you’re struggling, if nothing else, completing your high school degree will teach you to persevere. … Continue reading Is a College Degree Necessary for Success?
Are long hours in the office and away from friends and family the norm? According to a survey from Harvard Business School, 94% of professionals say they spend more than 50 hours per week on work related projects. Of that 94%, almost half of them admitted to working 65 hours or more during the week. … Continue reading What Are Your Priorities? Tips for Achieving Work-Life Balance
If you want to be a writer, one of the best things you can do is read. Read the works of those that have come before you and learn from them. Read the advice of authors and get their perspective. This is true of any endeavor; the way to learn how to do something to … Continue reading Words of Wisdom- Agatha Christie on How to be Successful
Sometimes friends and family are not going to understand you. I am married to a wonderful man who will support me in almost anything I set out to do. That being said, he doesn’t always understand me. If I am working on my book and need to vent my frustrations over a character not doing … Continue reading How to Find Your Creative Support Group
So, you have decided to go out on the ledge with your business idea? You are excited and scared about the opportunities and future of your new business venture. You have read all the success stories you can find to motivate yourself, and you are ready to go. That’s awesome! But before you get too … Continue reading 10 Mistakes to Avoid When Starting a New Business
Jane Austen is one of my favorite authors. She is sarcastic and witty and has a biting remark for pretty much any situation. This speaks to my soul. She also has quite a bit of wisdom that could be applied to our lives. While she made fun of moral philosophers at times in her stories … Continue reading Six Points of Wisdom From Jane Austen Quotes
Why is the First Amendment Important to an Entrepreneur? Before we can answer the question of why the First Amendment is important, it’s necessary to understand what the First Amendment is. Many people are confused about what’s included in our First Amendment rights, so just for clarity I want to list them and make sure … Continue reading Why is the First Amendment Important to Entrepreneurs?
My name is Penny Layne, and I am addicted to books. I love to read, on almost any topic. I enjoy the pictures that stories can draw in your mind. I love that reading can teach you new ideas, whether fiction or non-fiction. I love books. Since books, in general, have taught me so much … Continue reading 25 Lessons for Entrepreneurs From Book Titles