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A 24-year-old who spent 10 days working in complete isolation discovered a key insight about productivity

When your officemate has his headphones in, but you can still hear the heavy metal. When your roommate comes crashing into the apartment at 4 a.m. on a weeknight.<p>In these moments, it's tempting to think that you'd be so much happier and more productive if only you could take a break from other …

Time Management

3 Ways Successful People Manage Their Time | Inc.com

I once worked with a team where the guy who was always "the busiest" got the least amount done. That's because he spent more time managing his personal distractions than actually completing his work. He was certainly talented and had the skills to do the job, but had no idea how to manage his time. …

Time Management

All the times Apple's CEO has sworn to defend your iPhone privacy from the U.S. government

Apple CEOs really want to defend your privacy — whether you've asked them to be your protectors or not.<p>On Wednesday, CEO Tim Cook published a …

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?Did you hop in the shower, check your email or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter?Did you …

Self-improvement

We got 10 CEOs to tell us their one killer interview question for new hires

Where do you see yourself in five years? Tell me about a time when you showed leadership. What is your biggest weakness?<p>These are the standard questions that job candidates face during interviews. And by now, everyone also has standard answers. (“My biggest weakness? I work too hard.”)<p>As you scale …

Employment