We talk a lot about goals here at Launch Youniversity. Business goals, professional growth goals, and work-life balance goals. But sometimes we have goals that go beyond launching a business. They’re big, bucket list dreams we want to accomplish for ourselves. Last year, Shane completed one of his bucket list goals by completing an Iron Man. Here are his seven tips to get you from step one to the finish line. [Read more…] about 7 Ways to Accomplish a Bucket List Goal
One of the hardest parts of a launcher’s day-to-day work is fighting off distractions. You’re probably mindful of the classic offenders: smartphones, social media, email, etc. But there are plenty of small things that actually steal big amounts of time and focus from you. [Read more…] about 10 Sneaky Things That Steal Your Focus
Listening is a learned skill. Really!
There’s a difference between listening and simply hearing. Hearing is taking in information and putting it in the context of your own life. How does this help or hurt me? What do I gain from this information? Listening is completely different. Listening is about helping people self-discover their own solutions. [Read more…] about 3 Ways to Become a Better Listener
It doesn’t matter how much you may love your job, there is always one aspect of your role that just isn’t enjoyable. Maybe it’s answering emails, sitting in on conference calls, or balancing the books. Perhaps it isn’t a work task that you dread, but something in your personal life like working out or managing the finances. Whatever your least favorite tasks are, here are five ways to make them just a little more enjoyable. [Read more…] about 5 Ways to Make Your Most Dreaded Tasks Fun
When we imagine moving on to the next career opportunity, we imagine doing so on our own terms. In the ideal scenario, we’re choosing to leave a steady paycheck to pursue an entrepreneurial endeavor or move to another company for a new opportunity. Usually, we don’t imagine getting back into the job-hunting game because we were let go.
However, it’s a place most Americans will find themselves at some point in their careers. In fact, 56% of people will experience a job loss at least once in their life. Whether it’s due to performance issues, company budget cuts, or a corporate restructure…here’s how to bounce back when life throws you one of its roughest curveballs. [Read more…] about You’ve Been Let Go: Now What?
Marketing has drastically changed throughout the last few decades. Guerilla marketing used to be the only way to market your product or service. Today, there are many more options to reach your customers. Television, radio, podcasts, social media platforms, websites, blogs, and other tried-and-true marketing methods get the job done. [Read more…] about How to Build Customer Engagement Through Digital Media