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Positivity: Mind EQUALS Mater

We’ve all heard the saying ‘mind over matter’ at some point in our lives literally translating to your ability to overcome obstacles and physical limitations to achieve whatever you want. Well that’s all fine and dandy, but I have a bone to pick with ‘mind over matter’. I agree that you can put your nose to the grindstone and overcome a lot in the physical world. I definitely know this is possible. I’d actually just like to slightly alter the saying and have it read ‘mind EQUALS matter’. This to me says that you create whatever life you want for yourself, depending on your personal mindset, not that the world creates itself and your mindset has to combat the negative that is naturally in the world. Let me explain in our latest blog post on BTB!

The Evolution of Office Management

The truth is, there is no secret recipe to being a manager. There is however, a lot of trial and error. I’ll be the first to admit, I’ve managed people incorrectly. I haven’t been the best role model, and I’ve not provided the training I should have, but I have recognized my faults, and tried to correct time and time again to create a company culture I can be proud of. Here’s my story from managing my first assistant, to an office full of salespeople, and my current staff of 8.

Managing Different Generations

From 50 years plus, to fresh off the ‘work permit express’, I’ve hired and managed people of all generations. It’s remarkable to look back on each of them, and to realize that my management style had to adapt to them, and it’s worked out better for our business in the long run for me to learn more about them. Take a look at our newest business guide to help manage your employees in a more effective way!

Nik's Top 5 Self Help Books To Read!

I’m asked fairly often what books I read to keep myself on track in business, family, and general happiness, and I’ve finally compiled my top 5 books in a few categories for you! Though I’ve read well over 50 self help books, these are the ones that struck a chord with me and actually assisted me to where I am today in my all around life. Take a look and let me know if you read them!

Channeling Your Passion

When was the last time you did something and felt that internal fulfillment? Working, a hobby, a side hustle, and so many other things can bring each and every one of us some form of personal satisfaction, yet we make excuses or ignore the attempts to break out because we’re tired…? Afraid…? Whether you have a dream bigger than the moon or as small as learning how to make pita, I want you to GO FOR IT!