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From Coffee Shops to Cat Videos: 12 Unexpected Productivity Hacks That Actually Work

Check out these 12 counterintuitive productivity hacks fit into your busy life. You'll find that you -- and your employer -- will thank you for it.

Productivity

How to Stop Being Lazy and Get More Done: 5 Expert Tips

Some days the to-do list seems bottomless. Just looking at it is exhausting.<p><b>We all want to know how to stop being lazy and get more done.</b> I certainly …

Time Management

5 Time-Management Tools for Small Businesses to Improve Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you own a small business, you likely find it essential to track your employees’ time, even if you don’t bill your clients by the hour.<p>Many believe that the reason behind time-tracking is limited to billing clients by the hour; but in …

Time Management

9 Realistic Ways To Stop Procrastinating And Stress Less

People procrastinate for different reasons, but the result is the same: stress. Here’s how to tackle all of the reasons you put things off.<p>Those expense reports you’ve been putting off for months? That power yoga class you never seem to make? Chances are, there are at least one or two projects on …

15 Secrets Successful People Know About Productivity

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including 7 billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, "What is your number one secret to productivity?" After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

8 Genius Ways to Use File Organizers All Over Your House

That means your closet, kitchen, vanity — you name it.<p>That means your closet, kitchen, vanity — you name it.

11 Small-Space Hacks That Can Work In Any Size Home

We predict that this is the year you master the DIY.<p>If there's any trend we won't be escaping any time soon, it's downsizing. Tiny homes are a national phenomenon, and the lifestyle changes associated with low-impact living — from composting to conscientiously tidying up — have made their way into …

Renovating Our House Nearly Ruined Our Relationship

Building a dream home turned into a nightmare.<p>Shortly after Mike and I married, we began house-hunting. Unfortunately, it was the early 2000s, and trying to find an affordable house during the real estate boom of the time was <i>extremely</i> difficult. Our realtor showed us a listing of a two-family house …

Supersofas and old knockers: the six most common domestic design disasters

Think a 65in TV and a vast DVD collection will impress your friends? You’re wrong. With the help of The Great Interior Design Challenge, ditch the DIY fails and follow these tips for a first-rate home makeover<p>For the past few years, I’ve been traipsing up and down the UK having a good old nose into …

Interior Design

9 Minor Tweaks That Make Your Kitchen Feel Remodeled

When you can't afford a total gut job, focus on these specific changes instead.<p>Want a new kitchen but don't want to spend the money or time necessary on a major renovation? Forget the idea of the "right" kitchen and improve your space with some "right now" partial remodeling ideas. In her new …

20 Smart Ways to Hide the Home Decor Eyesores

Home decor eyesores are those nagging small things that keep bothering you no matter how well done your interior design is. Things like ugly power …

Why Happiness Matters

<b>"Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence." -- Aristotle</b><p>Happiness matters, more than you might realize. It's important to your physical and mental health, your resiliency in the face of obstacles and crises, and believe it or not, your happiness is …

Genetically Modifying Human Embryos: What You Need To Know

The licence to genetically modify human embryos is not a green light to create "designer babies".<p>There is another hurdle – ethical approval of the study itself. But the granting of a licence is a key step.<p>A better understanding of what makes embryos succeed or fail could mean new hope for would-be …

Are You Suffering From Text Neck?

Is your smart phone secretly damaging your spine? Recent research suggests that this is in fact the case. Text neck is affecting more and more people (especially teens), causing a multitude of problems including neck pain caused by adopting a posture that in turn removes the neck's natural …

Here's What Fruits And Vegetables Looked Like Before We Domesticated Them

The original genetic modification.<p>Next time you bite into a slice of watermelon or a cob of corn, consider this: these familiar fruits and veggies …

Before & After: Simple Solutions for a Seriously Small (& Sort Of Scary) Bathroom

This 'before' bathroom might be the ugliest befores I've ever seen — and it's certainly one of the strangest. Years ago, the person responsible for …