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The 12 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Making a Big Decision

Moving to a new city. Asking for a promotion. Starting a side hustle. Hunting for a different job. Trying online dating. Breaking up with your …

How to Quit Being Indecisive About Life Decisions

“<i>Start knowing</i>. Try saying those two words to yourself in a very calm, very wise, very ancient, very adamant voice—the next time you panic. Just say …

The Science of Making Bold Decisions and Avoiding Regrets in Life

This curated column is authored by leadership & startup consultant Benjamin Hardy YouThe post The Science of Making Bold Decisions and Avoiding …

Want to Reach Your Big Goals? Make Sure to Do These 8 Things | Inc.com

One of my favorite self-authored articles (if I may pat myself on the back for a minute, bear with me) remains the one about science explaining why a staggering 92 percent of people never actually achieve their goals. Oh, and if you're curious, I also reveal how the other 8 percent actually manage …

Self-help

How I Set Aside Two Days Each Week To Work On Just One Thing

You already know about time “batching,” but when those batch periods slide all over your schedule, they aren’t much good to you.<p>My company recently surveyed more than 350 U.S. business owners on the biggest time-wasters in their workdays. The results weren’t much of a shock, with email coming up on …

You Can Fold Up These Nearly Unbreakable Solar Panels And Take Them With You

Instead of one solid sheet, these highly portable panels are made from a pliable network of glitter-sized solar cells.<p>A typical solar panel–more than five feet long and encased in glass–isn’t exactly portable. But a new type of solar technology, miniaturized so that each cell is the size of a piece …

1 Word Changed My Life Last Year (and Can Change Yours in 2017) | Inc.com

If you could make 2017 a better year--happier, more successful, more productive, or more whatever-you-want--with a single word, would you do it? Well you can. What's that powerful word? It's up to you to find out.<p>That advice comes from Dan Britton, Jimmy Page, and Jon Gordon, co-authors of <i>One Word</i> …

Living Rooms

What it Takes to Lead an Extremely High Flow Life

I spend quite a bit of time thinking about flow. It’s something that I crave every day. It’s why I surf, snowboard and am a writer. All of these …

Entrepreneurship

These Motivational Tips Will Take Your Life To Next Level

It is human nature to aim higher, to always want to be better, to strive for success and most importantly to own the joy and happiness that comes …

7 Steps to Developing Good Habits

Good habits and productivity go hand in hand. If you want to see positive changes with your productivity, there must also be positive changes with …

There’s More Than Enough Time, When You Use The Time You Have

Have you ever been so busy that you struggled to notice the needs of those around you? Even those most dear to you?<p>Even worse than being over-busy is …

Self-improvement

What Can I Start Today That Will Benefit Me for a Lifetime?

ONE OF THE MOST VALUABLE SKILLS IN OUR ECONOMY IS BECOMING INCREASINGLY RARE. IF YOU MASTER THIS SKILL, YOU’LL ACHIEVE EXTRAORDINARY RESULTS. — Cal …

Time Management

The Face Everything Technique and Why Avoiding Difficulties Doesn’t Work

We are, all of us, amazing at avoiding things. Our minds are less “thinking machines” than they are “avoiding machines.” And the incredible thing is …

Heavy Screen Time Rewires Young Brains, For Better And Worse

There's new evidence that excessive screen time early in life can change the circuits in a growing brain.<p>Scientists disagree, though, about whether those changes are helpful, or just cause problems. Both views emerged during the Society for Neuroscience meeting in San Diego this week.<p>The debate …

The Brain

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Imagine if you could travel back to when you were beginning your career, but with the wisdom you possess today. Would you do anything differently? Here's what these successful leaders say they wish their younger selves would have known.<p>1. Learn to be comfortable with being uncomfortable.<p>"As an …

Business Strategy

10 Success lessons from Tim Ferriss – “The Indiana Jones of Digital Age” for entrepreneurs

Share5<p>Tweet<p>Share2<p>+11<p>Shares 8<p>Tim Ferriss is a serial entrepreneur, author and public speaker with an estimated net worth of $20 million. He runs a …

health

Life doesn’t happen to you, it happens for you

Your trials and your blessings are the same thing<p>“Life is simple. Everything happens for you, not to you. Everything happens at exactly the right …

3 Ways to Better Understand Your Emotions

Dealing effectively with emotions is a key leadership skill. And naming our emotions — what psychologists call <i>labeling</i> — is an important first step in dealing with them effectively. But it’s harder than it sounds; many of us struggle to identify what exactly we are feeling, and often times the most …

7 Things This Millionaire (and Introvert) Can Teach You About Becoming Self-Made

If you want to live life on your own terms, these rules may help you get there.<p>Mike Dillard became a millionaire in his late 20s. He spent the first five years after college trying to become a successful entrepreneur--quite unsuccessfully. One day, a mentor said to him, "There are people all around …

Albert Camus on the Will to Live and the Most Important Question of Existence

“The body’s judgment is as good as the mind’s, and the body shrinks from annihilation. We get into the habit of living before acquiring the habit of thinking.”<p><i>“If the universe is meaningless, so is the statement that it is so… The meaning and purpose of dancing is the dance,”</i> Alan Watts wrote in …

5 Dead Simple Ways to Meet All Your Goals With Great Results

And I truly mean dead simple.<p>A client sent me an email telling me that she wants to make drastic changes next year. She is weary from the inability to follow through on her most audacious goals.<p>She struggles with what many of us do as well. She just can't pull the trigger! The commitment to change …

These Nighttime Landscape Shots Take ‘Drone Lighting’ to the Next Level

Drone lighting is a technique that’s taking off in the world photography. After seeing photographer Reuben Wu photos of landscapes at night that were …

Photography

Study bodes well for low-carb eaters

Three low-carb meals within 24 hours lowers post-meal insulin resistance by more than 30 percent, but high-carb meals sustain insulin resistance, a …

This is the Best Way to Realize Your Full Potential, Backed by Research

Swimmer Michael Phelps is a living legend.<p>He’s the most decorated Olympian athlete of all time with a total of 28 medals, and also holds the record …

Self-improvement

How to Transform Your Stress Into Insane Productivity, According to Harvard Psychologists

Stress is sometimes unavoidable — here’s how to turn it into your best friend.<p>We know that stress is bad for us, and that it causes everything from …

Stephen Hawking

There’s a better way to write your to-do lists

A well-crafted to-do list acts as a guiding light for your day. It helps you overcome feelings of being overwhelmed, and reduces anxiety around whether you’re being productive throughout the day. Before I dive in to explain how I craft my to-do list each day, I’d like to point out that to-do lists …

Time Management

List of timed artistic challenges

NaNoWriMo has inspired many timed challenges within and outside of writing. Except as noted, all challenges are unofficial and not sanctioned by …