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Being Human: Key to Business Success in Social Media

It must be something in the air. On Sunday, I was reading Melanie Kissell’s very honest and sensible post, “Not Afraid To Say I Disagree With Social Media Experts,” over on Weblogbetter.com, and I wanted to give her a high five. How disingenuous of any business to pretend that they are engaging in social media […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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Have You Made It Large? Gurbaksh has…

Gurbaksh Chahal

We all want the sweetness of success on our fingertips, and why shouldn’t we? There is no one more deserving than us, right? So what are we doing about it? 99.99% of people haven’t taken an action for the fear of failure! That is a huge number, but I have been told that 80% of […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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Good Goals Gone Bad

We’ve spent the past five weeks discussing the importance of setting goals, and have shared some of our favorite tips to ensure success – tips that touch on ways to develop and focus mind, and body, and spirit on achieving the goals we’ve defined for ourselves. But before we go too much farther, let’s talk […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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The Success-Motivation Conundrum

Motivation

Do you want to start a new project? There is a difference between wanting to start something and actually starting something. Here are some of the reasons why you haven’t already started yet: Lack of resources (finances, time, location)? Fear of failure and embarrassment? Unsure or confused about what you want to do, and how […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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Grady Pruitt Talks About Success Building Blocks

How do you define success?

We often find ourselves working endlessly for the pursuit of happiness, success, fame, money etc. List of these adjectives and objectives is endless, perhaps rightly so. What is life without a little bit more, right? When The Next Goal was created, one of our regular readers, Grady Pruitt, chimed in with his wisdom about confidence, […]

About Neeraj Sachdeva

Neeraj is a life-geek, who enjoys talking about Psychology and Freelancing. His freelancing endeavor focuses on kick-starting start-ups and small businesses by using practical and timely experience. In his free time, he helps budding freelancers, and you can read about his journey on The Freelancer Diary.

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One of These Days, I’m Going to Write a Book

Innocents & Demons, by Holly Jahangiri

Have you ever said this? “One of these days, I’m going to write a book.” I hear it all the time. And I think that if you really mean that, one of these days is now. Go ahead. Trot out all your excuses. Write them down, leave them in the comments here, get them on […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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Boo! An Interview with Ms. Ileane Smith

The lovely Ms. Ileane Smith of Basic Blog Tips

I’ve already had my Halloween treat! I got to sit down and chat for a bit with Ileane Smith at the Batty Bloggers Café, one of those seasonal things they do in front of The Old Haunted Pumpkin House. The waiters were zombies – but it was early, and so were we, until after we’d […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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How to Win the Lottery (or at Least Increase Your Odds)

Do your goals sometimes seem so unattainable that they are tantamount to winning the Lottery? Do you get so discouraged, some days, that you honestly think it would be more likely to win the Lottery than to make your dreams a reality? Well, fear not – I can help you better your chances in both […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.

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Is Impatience Hindering Your Success?

In business and in our personal lives, there’s a great deal of pressure to win the race and finish first. That small voice that says, “Hold on, let’s see if there are dragons on the other side of the finish line” often gets drowned out by our excitement and our anticipated enjoyment of the rewards […]

About Holly Jahangiri

Holly Jahangiri lives in Texas and claims to channel the spirits of Edgar Allan Poe, O. Henry and Erma Bombeck. She has known since fifth grade that she wanted to be a professional writer. Holly is a technical communicator whose imagination is allowed free rein in her short stories, children's books, and poetry. You can visit her personal blog, "It's All a Matter of Perspective," at http://jahangiri.us/new.