Amy Zhang

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The inbox makeover

Each e-mail message in your inbox demands your time and attention. Filters and rules are great for reducing some of that demand, shunting easily …

How to Use Time Travel to Increase Happiness

Anytime you need to be happier, just do some time travel. It’s that simple.<p>I know what you’re thinking: <i>He’s finally gone insane.</i><p>No, I’m not crazy. …

Big Data: The Management Revolution

Artwork: Tamar Cohen, Happy Motoring, 2010, silk screen on vintage road map, 26″ x 18″<p><i>“You can’t manage what you don’t measure.”</i><p>There’s much wisdom in that saying, which has been attributed to both W. Edwards Deming and Peter Drucker, and it explains why the recent explosion of digital data is so …

Five Reasons You're Killing Yourself Working Overtime, And How To Stop

Throughout my 18-year corporate life, I would find myself staying late in the office more often than not. If I’m brutally honest with myself, I did it for two reasons – to try to stay caught up with what I felt was a massive workload, but also, to show management that I was a very hard worker. One …

The Workplace

You Want Progress In Life? Stop Learning... Start Implementing

Your success in life is directly proportionate to your ability to take action and get stuff done.<p>But…<p>That is most likely the opposite of what you’ve …

4 Productivity Books That Can Help You Get More Done

From proper procrastination to better distractions, these books will teach you how to be more efficient.<p>If you’ve ever felt like, despite your best efforts, you can’t seem to get to the bottom of that daily to-do list—join the club.<p>But just because being a productivity ninja seems like a farfetched …

The Science of Happiness

What makes you happy?<p>This question is not as easy as it might seem.<p>According to Shawn Achor in the Happiness Advantage, most Americans find free time harder to enjoy than work. Yes, you read that right. <b>It's easier for most of us to be successful than to be happy.</b><p>Why do we have a hard time enjoying …

5 Powerful Productivity Boosts From TED Talks About Life Hacks | Inc.com

Ever get to the end of the workday and wonder where the time went? At 4:54 p.m., I'm having that experience myself right now. It turns out that the way our workplaces and work lives are structured saps our creativity, energy, efficiency, and even our health.<p>To help us all fight back, the folks at …

Time Management

3 Simple Ways to Beat Stress and Boost Happiness

<i>Unlocking happiness may be as easy as these three tips from YourTango.</i><p>Are you going to let stress ruin your life? Hell no! Start doing these small rituals . . . ASAP!<br>Stress is powerful — manage it or it manages you, right?<p>How many times has stress overtaken you, depleting your energy and stealing …

Immune System

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …

5 Dead Simple Tactics to Overcome Overthinking

We all want to be more productive and we all search ways and techniques in which we could do more in less time. But sometimes we just lose more time …

6 Savvy Life Hacks From Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, and More & 12 Other Articles You Missed Last Week

Dave Kerpen shares his favorite articles from last week.<p>Last week, Zoe Henry published 6 Savvy Life Hacks From Mark Zuckerberg, Richard Branson, and More. Check our Zoe Henry's insights and 12 other articles you missed last week.<p><b>1. Why the Best Entrepreneurs Come From Dysfunctional Families</b><p><i>Knowing</i> …

7 Life Hacks for Greater Career Success | Inc.com

Sometimes, it's the simplest things that matter most. The tiniest changes to your routine, your behaviors, and to your overall outlook can have a massive effect on your ultimate results. In business, no matter what your position or your industry are, your success is in some ways a product of the …

5 Proven Ways to Create a Happy, Fulfilling Life

<b>“It is not in the pursuit of happiness that we find fulfillment, it is in the happiness of pursuit.”</b> <b>~</b><b>Denis Waitley</b><p>Happiness.<p>You want it. You seek it. …

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

4 Books That Can Pump Up Your Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>If you’ve ever felt like, despite your best efforts, you can’t seem to get to the bottom of that daily to-do list—join the club.<p>But just because being a productivity ninja seems like a farfetched concept to you doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try.<p>After all, for …

Time Management

High-fat diet may postpone aging, linked to possible treatment options for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s: study

Signs that both bodily aging and brain aging could be postponed by a high-fat diet are evident in a new study examining such a diet’s effects on …

7 Things You Won't Believe Science Says Make You Happy

You can find plenty of articles in magazines or on the Internet with tips for living a happier, more fulfilling life. Things like "exercise" and "be …

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