Need Inspiration? See Our Top Tips!

  Aspiring to be inspired?  When the inspiration is failing to materialize, starting with a little elbow grease, a little sweat, might bridge the gap. If we just keep moving through what feels like a plateau, a lull in motivation, then the inspiration may come back.   Edison said, “Genius is one percent inspiration and ninety-nine percent perspiration.”   A …

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How to Thrive in Survival Mode!

Last month at Omni our theme was endurance, but for some of our crew (i.e. me) it felt more like a month of survival mode. When the unpredictable hits and priorities have to shift, when goals are delayed or projects necessarily neglected, how do the productivity focused minds avoid discouragement? Can we THRIVE in survival mode? It sure doesn’t sound …

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Here to Stay – Our 3 Tips For Endurance

This modern life is no easy thing. It requires endurance of all varieties. William Barclay put it like this, “endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.” Now, this “hard thing” more overtly applies to significant life struggles and pivotal moments of pain or loss or change. But, endurance is required …

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How to sustain determination – 3 Tips!

Dogged determination is a virtue we so praise in this American life. Not unique to the U.S. but it’s certainly a characteristic we laud in nearly every aspect of society – the underdog, the startup, the inventor, the aspiring writer, actor, entrepreneur or overall, self-starter. These are the people we watch movies about and the stories we follow online. We …

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How to Be Brilliant!

That was brilliant. She’s brilliant. I envy his brilliance. We say these phrases and label people, experiences, businesses and products as brilliant. But, what is brilliance? Can anyone be brilliant? How do companies achieve brilliance?   Webster’s Dictionary outlines two main definitions for brilliant:   1) very bright… a glittering light.   2) striking, distinctive… a person distinguished by unusual …

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Collaborate – Better Together

Let’s collaborate! In our last post we talked about branding, its importance, and some of the top tips for making businesses visible online. This week, we’d like to drill down on one of those tips: collaboration. Most successful people often share that success is not achieved alone but with the timely, strategic help of others. “None of us, acting alone, can achieve success.” …

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Transition – Worth the Work

Transitioning from old to new is never simple. It is an “in-between” stage that seems unsteady, is full of unknowns, and feels a lot like limbo. A transition is a pivotal time when our progress and momentum are tested. It can be all too easy to suddenly see transitioning as too risky. We can revert back to what we have known …

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Courage Required: Take That First Step

After all those New Year’s resolutions and new goals have been set, we sit wondering how to take the first step. It’s always one of the hardest, well, that one and the step somewhere in the middle when we feel like quitting but must power through. The middle might be just as challenging as the beginning. But, it is the …

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