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10 habits of mentally strong people

Despite West Point Military Academy’s rigorous selection process, one in five students drop out by graduation day. A sizeable number leave the summer …

Self-improvement

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Teach the World to Respect Your Time

If you don't believe your time is valuable, why should anyone else?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Despite its third-quarter dip last year, Uber has “rocketed to become the highest-valued private startup company in the world." Why? Uber doesn’t sell rides. Uber sells</i> …

Time Management

5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, September 11

A beautiful sunny day to kick off the work week! Check out what’s happening in and around the city today at these Toronto events.<p>See also<p>After their …

Toronto

6 Things the Most Productive People Do Every Day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p><b>About 3:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours …

Time Management

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The Hidden Language Of The ~Tilde~

The simple punctuation mark that speaks a thousand words.<p>Last month in <i>New York</i>, Adam Sternbergh began his long cultural history of emojis by contrasting Face With Tears of Joy, the world's most popular emoji, with the tilde, the venerable squiggle that is surfed on QWERTY keyboards by the ESC key …

7 Ways to Stay Motivated and Accomplish Anything | Inc.com

Does the start of a New Year renew your energy and motivation to achieve change? For most it does, but let's face it, no matter how driven you are, there will be times when your energy and commitment will ebb. Yes, it happens--even to the most motivated among us.<p>You may have a great plan for your …

Motivation

Put Yourself First (And Success Will Follow)

Many people teach the concept of self-love. In fact, the entire genre of self-help is built upon the importance of really learning to love …

Images: Cartoonist’s sketches found fun amid the horror of the First World War

Bruce Bairnsfather was a British soldier and cartoonist who drew a series of morale-boosting cartoons that made light of the hardship, tedium and …

Remembrance Day

8 Startling Truths About Multitasking And Productivity

One of the more popular posts on this blog described how to save time writing blog posts. Perhaps I ought to have taken that to heart. Over the <i>three</i> …

How to be a Better Writer: Acknowledge the “but”

I still remember one of my professors chastising the class about absolute statements. He told us to avoid them or risk the peril of being confronted …

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Five Ways To Become More Productive

Rory Vaden doesn’t read his email. Instead he has an assistant who constantly monitors his bulging inbox and texts him when she sees a note that needs his immediate attention. His ability to delegate and prioritize has helped Vaden, 32, found and run Southwestern Consulting, a Nashville leadership …

How To Use An Apostrophe

Exploding Kittens

Integrity Commissioner Investigating Rob Ford's Bigotry

A resident's complaint has triggered a formal investigation of the mayor's use of racist language.<p>In the infamous crack tape, Rob Ford allegedly …

What Character Was Removed from the Alphabet?

Johnson & Johnson, Barnes & Noble, Dolce & Gabbana: the ampersand today is used primarily in business names, but that small character was once the …

Apostrophes 101

The apostrophe may be the most misunderstood punctuation mark in English—there are even websites dedicated to recording its misuse. Most punctuation …