Set Yourself Up for a Game-Changing 2019 with Our Best Content from 2018

With 2018 officially behind us and 2019 unfolding before us, I hope you can look back on the past year with a sense of pride and accomplishment. Here at Mindmaven, it’s been an exciting year of learning and growth, and I imagine many of you can say the same. But as great as 2018 was, I’ve got my eyes set on making 2019 even better. If that resonates with you—and [...]

Set Yourself Up for a Game-Changing 2019 with Our Best Content from 2018 2019-01-09T21:29:27+00:00

Our Top Relationship Management Tools to Generate Breakthrough Opportunities from Your Network

Check out our collection of game-changing relationship management tools, including: Networking apps, relationship management software, and personal CRMs—to give (and get) the most from your network this year. If you’re in a referral-based business—meaning 80%+ of your opportunities come from your network—the health of your relationships is generally a good indication of the health of your business. As a result, we at Mindmaven believe the best things in life come [...]

Our Top Relationship Management Tools to Generate Breakthrough Opportunities from Your Network 2019-01-17T18:47:49+00:00

Resolutions to Reality: Why 80% of New Year’s Resolutions Fail (and How to Make Yours Stick)

One thing many of us know is that the classical type of resolution as listed above won't help. Why? Because they do not help us change our behavior. They simply aren't giving us direction on how to act. If we don't develop this for ourselves, we won't give our brain what it needs most to succeed -- a clear path on how to execute this. So, let's take a look at two particular reasons why old school resolutions don't work so well.

Resolutions to Reality: Why 80% of New Year’s Resolutions Fail (and How to Make Yours Stick) 2018-12-21T18:56:47+00:00

Forget About Forgetting: Our Top 10+ Online Learning Tools to Master Any Skill in Record Time

Take charge of your growth and development this year with our selection of powerful online learning tools. Growth requires one thing above all else: Change—and our ability to adopt and direct change is largely influenced by our ability to process, store, and act on new information. The problem is, our brains are constantly flooded with new information. Names, places, data, decisions, you name it … We’re introduced to countless variables [...]

Forget About Forgetting: Our Top 10+ Online Learning Tools to Master Any Skill in Record Time 2018-12-17T17:53:47+00:00

How to Make Powerful Connections by Writing Unexpected Thank You Emails

Saying thank you more often might seem like obvious advice, but the fact of the matter is, gratitude is one of the most powerful—and underutilized—ways to provide relevant, meaningful, and valuable interactions to your network. Most people just don’t leverage it to its fullest potential. Instead, they’re only trained to say “thank you” in response to a specific trigger or event. For example: A friend offers a complement, An employee [...]

How to Make Powerful Connections by Writing Unexpected Thank You Emails 2018-12-16T12:51:00+00:00

9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Next Networking Event

9 Tips to Own the Room at Your Next Networking Event You don’t need one more article preaching the importance of networking events. If you’re reading this, you probably already know that the relationships built at networking events have the potential to generate the game-changing opportunities you need to take your organization to the next level. The problem isn’t knowing that networking is important; it’s knowing how to [...]

9 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Next Networking Event 2019-02-05T15:58:56+00:00

Eliminate Miscommunications Once and For All by Mastering the Art of Congruent Communication

Ever had the painful experience of sending (what you thought was) a well-meaning check-in email only to have it blow up in your face when your message was completely misconstrued? Most of us have been there and know what comes next: Time wasted attempting to eliminate miscommunications and repairing the relationship. All because they misunderstood you, right? While it’s easy to blame the other person, I’ve found that’s rarely accurate. [...]

Eliminate Miscommunications Once and For All by Mastering the Art of Congruent Communication 2019-02-05T16:34:40+00:00

How Much Are Meetings Costing You? Find Out with Our Free Meeting Cost Calculator!

1860 minutes. According to Atlassian, the average person spends 31 hours, or 1860 minutes, in meetings each and every month. That’s about 62 30-minute meetings! That’s a lot of meetings, but I’d be willing to bet that many of you exceed those numbers on a regular basis. If that sounds like you, here’s the question you’ve got to ask: Are they really worth it? In my experience, the answer’s often [...]

How Much Are Meetings Costing You? Find Out with Our Free Meeting Cost Calculator! 2019-02-05T17:01:58+00:00

How Much is Your Inbox Costing You? Find Out with Our Free Inbox Cost Calculator

It’s time for an honest discussion: Your inbox is probably costing you more than you realize. 4.1 hours. According to a recent survey, the average professional spends about 4.1 hours managing their inbox each day. If that doesn’t seem like a lot at first, that totals to over 1,000 hours a year. And keep in mind: That’s just the average professional; it doesn’t speak to the countless CEOs and executives [...]

How Much is Your Inbox Costing You? Find Out with Our Free Inbox Cost Calculator 2019-02-05T17:43:37+00:00

Quick Tips: 3 Simple Strategies to Ensure Meetings End on Time, Every Time

Let’s face the uncomfortable truth: Sometimes, back-to-back meetings are an unavoidable part of doing business; and while there are a number of great strategies to reduce back-to-back meetings, you often can’t eliminate them entirely. But then again, the meetings themselves are only half the problem. The real problem comes when one of those meetings runs over it’s budgeted time. When you’ve got a full day of meetings one after the [...]

Quick Tips: 3 Simple Strategies to Ensure Meetings End on Time, Every Time 2019-02-05T18:19:56+00:00