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Why Clutter Is Killing Your Focus (and How to Fix It)

Wellness<p>How to lose the stuff that's messing with your mental clarity and hurting your health.<p>Clutter affects all of us, in one way or another. The term refers to accumulated physical items that interfere with your daily life but provide no inherent value. These items are usually innocuous, …

Minimalism

5 Hidden Blessings in Failure

<b>“Remember that sometimes not getting what you want is a wonderful stroke of luck.” ~ Dalai Lama</b><p>Recently I received some “bad” news; after years of …

The Secret to Coming up With New Ideas

You don't need to be great. You just need to do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become successful at anything, you've got to practice discipline. You must do something over and over and over again to do it extremely well. And being creative is no exception.<p>For James …

17 Easy Ways To Become A Happier And Calmer Person In 2017

Being a stressed out mess is so last year.<p>These past 52 weeks weren’t the best when it came to mental health, between the very real development of election anxiety to the tragic events that happened regularly. How could a person <i>not</i> live in a perpetual state of stress?<p>If you’re still looking for a …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

I Spent a Month Meditating On the Go and Now I'm Hooked

Subway zen FTW.<p>From an inevitable quarter-life crisis to pre-/post-election anxieties, it's no wonder 2016 is the year I finally gave into the idea of meditation. The inside of my brain was like the bottom of my carry-all—a crazy, scrambled mess. And instead of pausing and taking the all of five …

TED Talks

9 signs people see you as a great leader

In the movies, amazing leaders can frequently be seen making life-changing speeches — sometimes whilst riding a horse back and forth before a mass of armored, sword-wielding soldiers.<p>In real life, leadership is a much quieter trait. In fact, you may not always even realize that others see <i>you</i> as a …

How To Become A Leader In Your Workplace

Whether you are the boss of your own company, supervisor of a team or at the bottom rung of the corporate ladder, practicing great leadership is an …

3 Ways to Stop Making Dumb Decisions

Which of the following quotes did you grow up hearing?<p>It's better to be safe than sorry<br>• Don't rock the boat<br>• Don't burn any bridges<br>• A bird in the hand is worth two in the bush<br>• Don't put all your eggs in one basket<p>In today's entrepreneurial landscape these sayings may seem old-fashioned and lame. Today's …

Emotional Intelligence

25 Examples of “Trendy & Modern” Web Design

We’re back with yet another one of those super long posts… Yes, it’s finally time to check out some more modern web designs! For more designs like …

Web Design

Multi-Channel Marketing: Definition, Data, and a Strategy to Sell Anywhere

• On average, multi-channel marketing and selling increases revenue by 38%, 120%, and 190% with each additional channel<br>• Cupshe, a Shopify Plus merchant …

There Are 5 Stages of Leadership. Which One Describes You?

What kind of leader are you? Are you able to inspire those around you to do their best work and help your company thrive in a complex world? And does being a good leader leave you drained and exhausted or are you able to handle it with lightness and enthusiasm?<p>The answer depends on what stage of …

Employment

10 Ways to Make Yourself Happier in 30 Seconds or Less

Feeling down? Got the blahs? This post provides 10 easy ways to feel happier in 30 seconds or less—and every technique is based on the best research …

5 free apps that can boost your creativity

In itself, no app can make you creative. But sometimes it can help to give you that nudge you need to release your inner creativity.<p>We’ve all …

Here's what Elon Musk, Richard Branson, and 28 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many of the most successful execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 30 of them.<p><i>Alison Griswold and Vivian Giang contributed to</i> …

Which Are the 50 Best Animated Films of the 21st Century Thus Far?

List of 50 best animated features of the 21st century include Hayao Miyazaki’s ‘Spirited Away,’ Sylvain Chomet’s ‘The Illusionist,’ Isao Takahata’s …

24 Simple Approaches to Generate New Ideas in the Workplace

This article emphasizes that all of us have the creative potential and looks at different practical ways we can use for generating new ideas in our …

These 6 Creatives Will Help Reignite Your Creative Genius

Living and working in one of the most unique startup communities for 4 years quickly taught me that entrepreneurship is both magical and destructive.<p>In the small Vegas startup community that was launched by a famous CEO, we lived in a real-life entrepreneurial wonderland where top minds visited …

Creativity

Top 12 Life, Love & Business Lessons For Dreamers & Artistpreneurs.

<i>“Entrepreneurship is the last refuge of the trouble making individual.” ~</i> <i>Natalie Clifford Barney</i><p>Five years ago, I started and lost my first business. …

39 Books to Help You Make Decisions in Life

At Re:Think Decision Making in February, I asked participants to offer up some books on decision making. <i>(If you’d like to be one of the first to know</i> …

The myth of the young artistic genius is keeping us from pursuing our passions

A lot of us are experts at coming up with excuses not to pursue our creative interests. “Do you know how old I’ll be by the time I learn to play the piano?” we ask, imagining how foolish we’ll look stumbling over “Chopsticks.”<p>Well, we’ll be the same age if we don’t.<p>There is no such thing as a …

How to use social media ‘influencers’ to boost sales

One of the biggest challenges in social-media marketing is making a direct connection between social activities and the point of sale.<p>For the most …

Public Relations

An Algorithm Built These Dystopian Cityscapes

Designer Daniel Brown wrote a computer program that generates entire ruined cities.<p>London-based programmer and designer Daniel Brown created an algorithm that automatically generates complex cityscapes. These computer-generated buildings have a cramped, <i>Inception</i> quality to them; they're reminiscent …

How Digital Design Will Shape What it Means to be Human

Its safe to say that a book on design theory has never succeeded in scaring the crap out of me, but that was before I read futurist Haakon Fastes …

6 Mental Traps That Keep You From Making Smart Decisions

Decisions: We all make them, and we all want to make better ones. Science to the rescue!<p>Why do we sometimes regret a decision we've made?<p>The main problem is that we are all, to use the title of Dan Ariely's great book, predictably irrational. We're people. That's why markets aren't always rational. …