Wearable Tech Will Soon Be Work Attire in These 4 Industries

Image credit:Volvorii Wearable technology got its greatest initial growth in the fitness industry, and it’s come a long way since 1984’s Casio’s Databank calculator watches. The true line of demarcation was introduction of 2008’s original FitBit, with true industry validation and surge generated by the Nike Fuel band in early 2012. Three years later, and …

Time to Send Out 1099s: What to Know

Image credit:katerha on Flickr The 1099 can be mysterious. Business owners guess at its rules and requirements. Tracking changes to the procedures (some as recent as last February) can be so exasperating, some entrepreneurs just give up and file nothing at all. This can be dangerous as penalties can add up quickly. But the 1099 …

Here’s Why You Need to Stop Worrying About the Worst-Case Scenario

Image credit:g-stockstudio | Getty Images Family legend tells of my European grandfather walking around the house naked, wearing a top hat. “Why are you naked?” my grandmother would ask. “Nobody is coming over,” was his response. So, “Why wear the top hat?” His response: “Somebody might come; you never know.”  A second example of poor …

Troubleshooting Your Life to Control Your Time

Image credit:Westend61 | Getty Images You need to control your time rather than just haphazardly try to manage it. Setting priorities and commiting to a solution is what makes you boss of your own time. The busier you become, the more you have to manage, control and prioritize. Although I certainly don’t have some scientific formula that …

3 Ways to Reboot Your Failing New Year’s Resolutions

Image credit:Peter Dazeley | Getty Images Most resolutions for the New Year die in February. That’s according to research and media reports, which state that a staggering 80 percent of personal goals will be abandoned by the second week of this month. Entrepreneurs are not immune to this phenomenon. Many successful business owners subscribe to the idea of management by …

How to Use Your Time Wisely by Prioritizing Your Goals

Image credit:Shutterstock This article originally published on June 12, 2012. In his book, Extreme Productivity: Boost Your Results, Reduce Your Hours, author Robert Pozen reveals his secrets and strategies for productivity and high performance, focusing on results produced rather than simply hours worked. In this edited excerpt, Pozen lays out six steps to analyze whether your efforts are …