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Five Books To Help You Be More Productive And Organized

Sometimes, you need more guidance than “just get it done.” These five books can help you take more control of your life.<p>Getting everything done is not always simple. There are only 24 hours in a day, and for those of us who tend to take on more than we can realistically handle, it’s not enough time …

Time Management

How to Respond When You’re Put on the Spot in a Meeting

“Katherine, have a go at it?”<p>I love this scene from the 2017 movie, <i>Hidden Figures.</i> Katherine, played by Taraji P. Henson, is put on the spot by her boss, played by Kevin Costner, in a room filled with top brass NASA officials — all male. She is asked to go to the chalkboard and lay out the math to …

3 Rules I Use to Stay Productive and Not Overwhelmed

I get 1,000 emails a week, but I only work 40 hours. Here's how I do it.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To say my life is busy is an understatement.<p>I'm a father of three kids under the age of three. I have a portfolio of 40-plus startups I've invested in and actively …

6 Things Bad Bosses Always Fear (but Great Leaders Always Do)

It could mean the difference between success and failure.<p>Peter Drucker famously said: "Culture eats strategy for breakfast."<p>The quote was actually attributed to him and made famous in 2006 by Mark Fields, chief executive at Ford. Twelve years later, it's corporate-speak for purpose-led and …

Leadership

9 Inspiring Quotes From One of the Most Anticipated Leadership Books Ever Published

Marshall Goldsmith, Simon Sinek, Stephen M.R. Covey, Brené Brown and the rest are featured in this important, new book release.<p>Hailed by its publisher as "the most comprehensive and wide-ranging guide on the subject of servant leadership ever produced," the newly-released <i>Servant Leadership in</i> …

Leadership

This 100-Year-Old To-Do List Method Promises Maximum Productivity

When you’re writing your to-do list, it’s tempting to write down all the tasks you might <i>possibly</i> get done the following day. But where do you even …

Time Management

How I Stick to Waking Up at 5 A.M.

I’ve been getting up at around 5 a.m. on almost every weekday for a few months now. Whenever my friends hear about this, they are almost always …

Time Management

48 Totally Stunning Entryways To Pin Now for Later

While some of us are lucky enough to have a proper entryway at home, most of us are stuck working with a cramped corner or narrow hallway instead of …

The secret to being a morning person is the opposite of what most people expect

I've been accused on several occasions of being "one of those annoyingly productive morning people." And while there are far more productive morning people out there, I am pretty productive and 90% of it happens in the early morning.<p>For example, on a typical weekday morning, by the time I see my …

13 Useful Apps for Off the Grid Adventures

Adventure<p>These wifi-free apps were designed with remote areas in mind.<p>Though purists may say nothing can replace a printed topographic map, the world’s leading smartphone apps are getting close. Technology is making it easier than ever to get lost in an adventure without getting lost in the …

Apps

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

personaldevelopment

Want to Dramatically Improve Your Work Life? Start Having Radically Candid Conversations

Better communication starts with being more candid.<p>We were in a trendy restaurant in east London. The conversation and drinks were flowing. At the end of the meal, my friend muttered, "This is going to be an awkward conversation." When the restaurant manager was in range, my buddy signaled him …

Leadership

5 Cringeworthy Mistakes Managers Often Make, According to Their Employees

Where do your managers stand in response to these survey results?<p>Two years ago on LinkedIn, I conducted an informal leadership survey to get to the bottom of how employees feel about their managers. I asked them a simple question: What is the one mistake your manager makes more frequently than …

Leadership

The best business book I've read in 20 years taught me 4 career lessons I never forgot

In my job, I spend a lot of time working with emerging leaders. Sometimes, they are leaders making a jump to a VP level role for the first time. Sometimes, I work with companies to develop programs that help their highest potential leaders take that next step.<p>Regardless of the circumstance, we …

5 Mindset Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Harder Than It Has to Be

Life is hard enough without these common mistakes.<p>You probably don't need me to tell you that life is inherently hard. It's hard to forge real, deep, lasting relationships with others. It's hard to find work that gives your life meaning and that you're good at. It's hard not killing your toddler …

Happiness

For Everyday Vegetable Dishes, Meera Sodha Is the Master

Maybe my mother and grandmother should have been the ones to teach me their repertory of satisfying vegetarian dishes from Gujarat, in western India. But they never measure or write anything down.<p>So instead, I learned to make my everyday comfort foods — dals seasoned with fried garlic and spices, …

Recipes

Self-Management vs. Time Management: What You Need to Know

This curated column is authored by Corporate Psychologist, Patricia Thompson BackThe post Self-Management vs. Time Management: What You Need to Know …

5 Ways To Help Manage Your Energy

You're reading 5 Ways To Help Manage Your Energy, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, …

11 Brand New Books You Should Read This July

We’re all for trying out this summer’s hottest trends (spiced rosé lattes and <i>Baywatch</i>-inspired swimsuits are definitely all over our Pinterest boards), but we’re also super excited to sit back and relax with some classic summertime reading too. If you’re anything like us, you’ve already read …

7 Ways to Eat Vegetables for Breakfast and Actually Like It

Breakfast hashes are quickly becoming one of the most popular A.M. dishes around, and I am <i>so</i> here for them. They're delicious, versatile, and they …

Hayao Miyazaki's 50 Favorite Children's Books Are Definitely Not Just For Kids

The first time I saw Hayao Miyazaki's <b>Howl's Moving Castle</b>, I pondered out loud whether it was weird to have a crush on a cartoon character. Howl, with his uncanny brooding abilities, dry sarcasm, and soft spot for Sophie, won me over in a heartbeat. The Japanese film director, producer, …

Make It Stick in Cognitive Psychology

by Jennifer A. McCabe, <i>Goucher College,</i> <i><br>jennifer.mccabe@goucher.edu</i><p>Downloadable<p><b>Motivation and Background</b>: I am a cognitive psychologist with a research …

Pedagogy

10 Free Tools to Improve Your Life in Less Than a Day (Yes, Really)

Most will even take you less than an hour.<p>After what felt like endless years of school, I can imagine it's tough to force yourself to sit down and learn <i>more</i> things. Without the assistance of a scary-looking teacher peeking over your shoulder, that is.<p>How about I make it a bit easier for you?<p>These …

Learning

50 Books Recommended by This Year's TED Speakers

The much-buzzed-about conference generated a gargantuan list of intriguing book recommendations.<p>TED is one of the world's premier cultural events, providing not just a chance for the thousand or so attendees to hear from some of the smartest people around, but also opening up this knowledge to …

Books

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

2 Essential Time Management Practices To Get More Done In The Office

<i>This story appeared in the May 3, 2017 issue of Level Up by Forbes newsletter.</i><p>While you may think multitasking will help you accomplish more, all it does is lead to lower productivity and quality of work. Time-management is essential, and it starts with tackling your most challenging tasks first. …

Time Management

10 Life Rules for Millennials Serious About Becoming a Millionaire by 30

Combine an early and focused start with a decent job, a side gig and disciplined spending. You can't miss.<p>8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ll be honest. The future may seem bleak if you’re a millennial. That’s why you may think that it’s impossible for you to …

Personal Finance

The Time-Management Hack I Wish I Had Known When I Was 25

Doing everything about the fewest, most important priorities will put you on a path to success.<p>"Tell me the single most important piece of advice you have ever been given."<p>As a life-long learner, this is one of my favorite questions to ask some of my most influential and interesting clients. I once …

Time Management

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Poor Sleep Hygiene Is Killing You And Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you'll sleep when you're dead, realize that you're making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …