Nicole Smartt is the owner of Star Staffing. She is the youngest recipient to be awarded the Forty Under 40 award, recognizing business leaders under the age of 40. Her book, From Receptionist to Boss: Real-Life Advice for Getting Ahead at Work can be purchased on Amazon.

 

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How Productive Entrepreneurs Get the Most Out of Their Day

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The simple trick to productivity among entrepreneurs is being intentional with how you spend your time. But the reality is that entrepreneurs often allow too many distractions to effect their day. And if you are planning on getting anything done in the startup world, you’re going…

How to Avoid Unintentionally Setting Low Expectations for Yourself

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Setting realistic expectations is the best way to set yourself up for success. However, setting goals that are “too realistic” can lead to a lack of motivation and a dearth of accomplishments. If you want to make sure you are being honest with yourself,…

5 Ways to Succeed Without Being an Early Riser

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You’ve heard the cliché, “The early bird gets the worm.” Fortunately, this cliché is nothing more than a fairytale. There are plenty of people that are up by 5 a.m. and aren’t producing as much as their coworkers who get up at 8 or 9 a.m. It’s not about being the early riser that’s the…