In this article, I’ll talk alittle about my journey setting up a morning routine and then give you the easy framework I used to set my “perfect” routine. Keep in mind, this doesn’t work for everyone but it does for me and I hope it will you. At the very least, the framework will allow you set a base routine that you can build on, over time.

It’s chronic sleep disorder which causes excessive daytime sleepiness. Simply put, I finally had a reason as to why I always felt tired no matter what I did. …


How I craft powerful introductions and a system to help you do so too!

This article might even help you send Santa the perfect message!

The other day, a friend of mine reached out and asked if I could help his little brother with an upcoming interview. The interviewee had asked him to prepare a 60 second statement or elevator pitch to introduce himself and explain why they should consider hiring him. I was a bit surprised but my friend had apparently seen some of my elevator pitches before and thought highly of them. …


How one, actionable shift can help you turn those moments of regret into moments of actual growth

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We all have those bad habits that just seems to always get the better of us. Question is, how do you react afterwards and are you asking yourself the right questions to actually grow?

I came into college weighing in at 160 pounds and in less than 2 years, I found myself passing the 220 lbs mark. I’d like to tell you that the 60 lb gain was all full of muscle and, to be honest, some of it was (I hope). However…


A simple tool to help you map out a clear plan on how to turn the average person into a Loyal Customer

American business author, Michael LeBoeuf once said that, “every company’s greatest assets are its customers, because without customers there is no company.”

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If you’ve ever seen an Android phone user debate with an iPhone user, you know that when customers become loyal to their brands, they become an extension of the business. Loyal customers who truly love your brand and business can become the best sales people. The question is, how do you turn the average person into a loyal customer that will advocate for your company?


And a simple 10 step process you can use to set up your day and get focused

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Rewind to about December 2018 and you’d find a really lost, scared, and scattered Chirag. I just let myself wake up every morning, go along with the movement of my day, create endless to-dos, and practically end every night with regret that I got almost nothing substantial done. Not only was I not being productive but I was also constantly repeating the same mistakes over and over. I’d overeat, skip workouts, chase the wrong people, get hurt, stay up late, party too much, etc. In simple terms, I wasn’t growing as a person.

One day, I found a list of…


Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple, once said that “simple can be harder than complex: You have to work hard to get your thinking clean to make it simple. But it’s worth it in the end because once you get there, you can move mountains.”

When it comes to running our businesses, it can become very easy for things to get complicated. There’s people to manage, hundreds of ideas, changing conditions, and so on. Therefore, the assumption sometimes becomes that these complicated problems require complicated solutions. However, that’s not necessarily the case. …


CignatureMBA: Big Business Lessons for Small Business Leaders

“Hey Google…”: How To Make Great Teams — Lessons of an Intern

What Google has found to be the greatest tool in forming powerful, effective teams.

For the Summer of 2019, I had the opportunity to intern for Google, in their Ann Arbor office under their Global Customer Care division. We worked with different Google products like Google Ads, directly with clients to solve problems and find places of improvement. It’s an understatement to say that the Summer was jam-packed with a lot of learning!

One of the coolest things I learned about was Project Aristotle. Based off of another study done by Google…


“Order 377, 2 McChicken’s, medium McFlurry. Your order’s ready.” At the sound of “Order 377”, I was already walking to the front and the simple, yet noticeable, the excitement was building up. I was replaying the idea of biting into a McChicken which, after a whole day of running errands, sounded like a 5-star meal.

After I sat down feeling super accomplished from the day, I spent 30 minutes eating and just watching the rest of the restaurant unfolds in front of me.

(Writer’s tip for the audience: Please read the following paragraph all in one breath if possible, because…


Somewhere in the November of 2018, I noticed a shift in the conversations I was having with my parents. Conversations moved away from the standard questions about classes, health, etc and the dreaded question kept coming, “So, what are you doing for the summer?” You see, the summer of 2019 was between my 3rd and 4th years of college. So, it was essentially seen as the last summer to get an internship and add some more experience to my resume.

Now, the simple answer would have been, “I’ve received summer funding for my research project and I’m going to stay…


Let’s set the scene, it’s my friend’s birthday and our group of friends is throwing him a surprise birthday party. My job is super simple, get the materials to make the cake. Frosting? Check. Candles? Check. Sprinkles? Check. Cake Mix? Check. I walked into the room, put the bag of items down, and just as I was about to walk away, I hear, “where are the eggs?”

You see, most cake mixes on the market, apparently come with everything you need except for the water and eggs. Now the water makes sense, but why don’t companies just put dried eggs…

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