How To Reach Your Summer Goals

 

Summertime is in full swing. You could choose to spend the majority of these warm sunshine-filled days with cocktails by the pool, breezy rooftop hangs, and countless beach trips. 

 

Or – you could make it count and make some serious headway on your goals.

 

We’re not saying that the summer season should be devoid of any fun – go out and enjoy the sunshine, of course! We are arguing, however, that summer is the perfect time to explore a new challenge, learn a new skill, or work on any goal you’d like to achieve, big or small. 

How To Write Cold Emails That Actually Get Read

 

Cold emailing is a difficult communication method to pull off, for a couple of reasons. You don’t have a relationship with the receiver yet, and you lack non-verbal reactions in real-time, which means you can’t adjust your approach. This results in most cold emails failing.

 

However, there are a few tricks to get them to succeed. (By the way, in this article, we are covering how to contact an individual, not how to send sales emails). Whether you’re looking to pitch a story to an editor, land a job, or even get the attention of an investor, cold emailing can work in your favor. Here are our tips on how to reach out to strangers effectively and respectfully for a better chance of a response.

10 Podcasts That Will Help Increase Your Productivity

 

“Never stop learning.” This principle is followed by entrepreneurs and successful people everywhere as a totem of progressing in their careers. Knowledge is power, which is why growing your arsenal of education is essential to go as far as you can.

 

Thankfully, technology makes it easy to learn even when you’re on-the-go, while cooking dinner, taking a walk, and even when you’re commuting in your car. Listening to podcasts is an engaging and fun way to learn about any topic you want – there’s something out there for everyone.

 

Podcasts can be an excellent source of information that’s easy to consume. Here are ten of our favorite productivity-related podcasts that will help you achieve success.

How to Create Workplace Harmony Even with Political Differences

 

Guest post brought to you by 15Five

 

Political coverage is nearly unavoidable these days. Even the average workplace has become a politically tense environment. Unfortunately, this has led 31% of employees to report that political differences and expression have had a negative impact on productivity.