Key Indicators For Business Success

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Every aspiring business owner launches their venture with a view to making it a success. Statistics show that the majority of new companies fail, but being aware of pitfalls and setting goals can help to shorten the odds of staying afloat. In this guide, we’ll explore the key indicators business owners should be focused on to thrive. 

Quotes And Leadership Lessons From Artemis Fowl

A Reel Leadership Article

Movie fans rejoice, there was a new movie recently released that wasn’t a Netflix exclusive. This movie was scheduled to be released in the theaters but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Disney chose to release the movie to their Disney+ streaming service.

That movie? Artemis Fowl.

Cast of Artemis Fowl movie

Artemis Fowl is based on the best-selling children’s book series of the same name. There are 16 books in the series and this movie only covers a small portion of the books.

The story of Artemis Fowl is about the young Artemis Fowl Jr (Ferdia Shaw) and his introduction into the world of mystical creatures including fairies, dwarves, and more! He is thrust into this strange world when his father, Artemis Fowl Sr (Colin Farrell) disappears on one of his frequent trips.

From there, we go deeper and deeper into the world of the Fowl’s and their involvement in the world beneath us.

18 Quotes From Amazing Books

Reading is one of the easiest, quickest ways to increase your knowledge. You can get the wisdom and experience of an author distilled down into a 150-300 page book.

The author pours his heart and soul into the book. He reflects back on his past experiences. And he then shares those insights to the world.

open book in the middle of many closed books

Photo by Jaredd Craig

Too often, we forget how much hard work goes into the book writing process. We neglect to think about how much the author slaved over writing something people would want to read.

Today, I want to share 18 quotes from various books and authors that have helped shape the way I view the world.

18 Quotes From Amazing Books

1. Start With Your People by Brian Dixon:

You start with your people by showing up for them.

Creating A Social Learning Strategy

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A social learning platform is a necessary aspect of corporate training and employee engagement nowadays. The days of boring training videos and yearly surveys are long gone. Well into the digital age, employee engagement is lagging behind contemporary standards in interactivity and involvement. 

Employee engagement software is the answer, and more and more companies are starting to adopt training tracking software. There are many facets to employee engagement, but the social learning aspect is an important one. So how can professionals take advantage of the opportunities offered by social learning?

I Want More Toxic People In My Life

At the beginning of every new year, you see people making declarations. I’m going to be a better person. I will move on from old hurts. Or, and I love this one, I will get the toxic people out of my life.

Who are the toxic people in your life? Are they really toxic? Are you following a Biblical example by declaring this?

Man wearing a gas mask

Photo by Paulo Silva

These are the thoughts that run through my mind whenever I see people declare they are done with toxic people. Today, I want to make a new declaration. I am not done with toxic people. In fact, I want more toxic people in my life.

Now that’s a bold declaration. But I will tell you why I want more of these people in my life.

Why I Want More Toxic People In My Life

Call me crazy but I love toxic people. Nancy Irwin defines toxic people as those who are abusive, unsupportive, or unhealthy emotionally.