HubSpot, Where Your Marketing Questions Meet Smart, Time-Saving Solutions

HubSpot was founded by friends who met at MIT in 2004. The marketing field was going through something of a sea change back then. Social media and on-line entrepreneurs were flexing their muscles and starting to transform the ways people connected. So, long story short, HubSpot was launched. They entered the marketing world with a philosophy…

Transitions are Jarring and Your Feelings Count

Transitions create upheavals in your life. No matter what, they turn things topsy-turvy for awhile. And living in the midst of that can be tough. So the first key skill, when it comes to navigating transitions, is recognizing when you’re going through one. Then, at the very least, you know why things feel a little…

New Beginnings — An Energy Boost That’s Always Within Reach

New beginnings and energy? Yes, there’s a clear and powerful connection between the two. And when it comes to new beginnings, you aren’t dependent on the calendar. Not at all. Usually, when we think about transitions, change, and new beginnings, we focus on major events like birthdays, New Year’s day, anniversaries — points in time. But…

Distractions — Are They Your Downfall When You’re Working on the Web?

Distractions are the downfall of many people who spend time on-line. Indeed, finding focus and sticking with tasks in our web-based world is a challenge for lots of smart, talented and productive people. Are you one of them? Well, don’t worry. The good news is, you don’t have to be. You might employ all the…

Excellence Doesn’t Have to be Elusive – Here’s What Helps

Excellence is something that many of us strive for. A worthy goal, excellence is not something easily attained. So what helps? In a nutshell: focus and discipline. Think about an Olympic athlete, a successful entrepreneur, a musical prodigy. What do they have in common? Talent and something more… The journey to the realization of Olympic…

Priorities 101 — When It’s Not Just You, This Really Helps

Priorities are like your guiding star. And finding time by prioritizing is a powerful time management tool. Once you’ve compiled your list of tasks, it’s time to place them in order of priority. But things get a little more complicated when it’s not just you who needs to follow through. That’s when you need to…

Gone Phishing? Well, This May be the Worst One Yet

Phishing is not the pastoral relaxation that it used to be. No, phishing has become one of the top weapons in the arsenal of those who’d like to steal your time, your energy, your money, and/or your identity Phishing scam and Google Last week a clever Google Docs phishing scam caught lots of folks off-guard. Here’s…