The Secret to Success | UMBC Industry News

By nature, entrepreneurs are highly successful because of their tenacity and spirit. Recently, local business and community groups paired up with some UMBC entrepreneurship students to open OCA Mocha a coffee shop and community gathering space.

In today’s Industry Roundup, we take a look at the traits of highly successful people. We also delve into using stress to your advantage, learning to benefit from routine, and managing difficult stress when it appears.

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Habits of Highly Successful People

Most successful people seem to understand things that keep them in the sweet spot of achievement. They view life differently than those who struggle through the daily grind of a less than enthused life. This article shares 14 things successful people do that help them live up to their full potential.

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Stress – The New Tool in Self Development

Depending on how you view it, stress can make or break us. Too much and too little of it causes us to lose traction on our goals. Experts recommend that if you want to get ahead and be satisfied with your career, the best thing you can do is systematically challenge/stress yourself in the areas you want to grow.

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Streamlining Repetitive Areas of Life

This article makes a good point that not all areas of life should be scheduled and optimized for best effectiveness. There is a special magic in those moments of surprise that keeps our hearts beating and minds alert. But for those areas of routine, creating a systematic approach to them can help free you up for those magical moments.

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Manage Stress with this Easy Step

Managing stress is part of being a student, working professional, parent, friend, colleague, etc. Learn how to manage stress in a way that will benefit you and others. This article shares an easy way to beat stress like a Navy Seal.

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