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Here’s The Easiest Productivity Tip On Earth | Inc.com

You can blame demanding clients, if you want.<p>Or family commitments.<p>Or the ever popular "stuff happens."<p>Or even the fact that the world does not move as quickly as you would like.<p>But there is a more fundamental reason that you are not getting more stuff done.<p>That reason is you. More specifically, it …

Productivity

American Entrepreneurship Is Actually Vanishing. Here's Why | Inc.com

The growing dominance of established players in the retail and services sectors has a rough parallel in the tech industry. New research from Play Bigger, which advises business leaders on creating new markets, found that tech companies today achieve market-cap milestones--$500 million, $1 billion, …

How To Run A Business Without Any Bosses

The word “management” makes a lot of people cringe, especially in Silicon Valley. No one wants to be managed if you ask them. Management is associated with people-watching, tracking, lack of trust and a lot more things which aren’t necessarily true under great managers.<p>This may explain why many …

3 Reasons Your Past Subconscious Programming Is Still Influencing You Today

You may or may not be aware of it, but your current beliefs around love, money, health, relationships, fear, self worth, success, happiness and …

Meditation

Marketing expert Philip Kotler turns gaze to capitalism's flaws

Critics of capitalism are not in short supply. Most are well-intentioned, but many are badly informed and make their arguments so poorly that capitalism can ignore them.<p>But when the critic is Philip Kotler, capitalism needs to sit up and take notice.<p>Kotler, a professor at Northwestern University's …

14 Things You Should Give Up Chasing No Matter What Others Say

Whenever we chase after something, we take ourselves out of the present moment where life actually happens. The future doesn’t exist yet and the past …

10 Ways to Renew, Refresh and Rejuvenate

Recently I did a speaking tour on the East Coast of the U.S. and noticed that people were tired of the cold, snow, and dark gloomy days and wanted some relief. I promised everyone I'd deliver sunshine in my next blog post -- so here goes! I encourage you to read, digest, live and share...<p>I often …

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

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

The Business Case For Meditation

How mindfulness training helps software company Yesware “be more effective, build better software, (and) sell more of it.”<p>Matthew Bellows dropped out of Brown his sophomore year in 1988. His father had gone to Brown; Bellows had a rebellious streak, and this was his rebellion. Bellows wandered the …