According to Neuroscience, Confidence is Contagious. Here’s Why

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It’s a scientifically-proven that entrepreneurs are generally more self-confident than the average individual. In fact, it’s usual to the point that they’re considered overconfident. However, this does not have to be a bad thing. In fact, it can actually be completely positive. Self-confidence allows entrepreneurs to visualize success while having difficulty to visualize failure. Thus, […]

Here’s How Billionaire Jeff Bezos Makes Effective Decisions

Each decision whether big or small has an impact. Of course, nothing happens in isolation. With every decision comes a consequence. Thus, every decision matters. So, how do you make a good one? According, Jeff Bezos, Billionaire, and CEO of Amazon, there are 4 things to consider when making a good business decision. Here’s what […]

4 Digital Marketing Basics Every Business Should Be Doing

Founder and CEO of The Level Agency, Thomas Donohoe, recently wrote a fantastic book titled, The CEO’s Digital Marketing Playbook. In that, he stresses that many businesses are overcomplicating and overspending on their marketing while ignoring some very simple and effective basics. This article quickly goes over what he calls the “Core Four” that every […]

The 8-Hour Workday Will Soon Be a Thing of the Past. Here’s Why

The results just came in, Microsoft Japan recently experimented with a 4-Day Workweek. They gave 2,300 employees three-day weekends for five weeks straight, and what happened? There was a 40 percent increase in productivity during August 2019 compared to August 2018. There was 59 percent fewer pages printed and 23 percent less electricity used during […]

Client Explains Why The3rdgear is so Effective

Craig Hutchings from Artform Kitchens worked with various business coaches, but did not see any positive results so he turned to The3rdgear for a solution. It was an absolute pleasure for us to work with both Craig and the team at Artform Kitchens and help them achieve substantial results quickly. We not only provided a […]

New Quality Management System Just for Small Businesses

Many small business owners would love to say their business has been formally accredited as a high performing, quality operation, and it’s fair to expect that Quality Management Systems should be an excellent tool to help your business improve efficiency and achieve quality objectives. Instead, they’ve developed a reputation for being overly complicated, burdensome and […]

Improve Your Coaching Skills

There are many traits that define a good manager, but according to Google’s Project Oxygen – being a ‘good coach’ falls at the top of the list along with other people management skills. If you think back to your previous managers, ask yourself what made them stand out. Managers that express empathy, concern for well […]

How to Connect through Conflict

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Conflict, especially in the workplace, is tough. As much as we know that communication is key, the success lies in how we communicate through this conflict. A heated debate, discussion, or argument involves feelings – both logical and illogical. It goes without saying that someone may be left hurt by what is said, confused by […]