Deny Soto

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Yes, You Do Have Time To Mentor–Here’s How To Make The Most Of It

Mentoring is a way to be smart about investing in your future. Here’s how to fit it into your busy life.<p>We all have lists of things we’d like to do more of, if only we had the time: exercising, reading, mentoring others. But even the busiest of people can make space in their lives for what really …

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10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s

A couple weeks ago I turned 30. Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s.<p>But I did something else. I sent an email out to …

Self-improvement

5 Unexpected Ways To Get More Done

Alarms to go to bed, shorter to-do lists: These tips might seem counterintuitive, but give them a try and see how your productivity soars.<p>I wrote a post recently about ways that you can work smarter, not harder. As I worked through the list of techniques I’d collected, the post became so long that …

Time Management

Defining a Personal Strategy

We tend to hear the words "Vision", "Mission", "Strategy", and "Objectives' only in a corporate setting. Indeed, at LinkedIn, these collectively …

Management

How Cutting Down On Clutter Can Increase Your Productivity

Armed with a label maker and a degree in psychology, Natalie Schrier creates calm out of chaos.<p>As anyone who has watched an episode of <i>Hoarders</i> knows, holding on to things (especially fossilized cat skeletons) is almost never about the actual <i>thing</i>. There is usually a strong emotional or …

Financial Services

What Happens To Our Brains When We Exercise And How It Makes Us Happier

There’s more to the mood-boosting properties of exercise than endorphins.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2014. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Exercise has been touted to be a cure for nearly everything in life, from depression, to memory loss, Alzheimer’s …

Happiness

Become More Productive Without Actually Doing More Work

It may seem counterintuitive, but research suggests taking time to recharge, be of service, helps make you more productive.<p>In an effort to out-do colleagues and stay at the top of their game, lawyers, doctors, entrepreneurs, and other professionals work crazy hours, remain plugged in and forego …

Productivity

How You Unplug: At The End Of The Day, And Beyond

Our work lives follow us everywhere, which can make it difficult to unplug. We asked about your off-hour habits, and you answered.<p>April is National Stress Awareness Month, but chances are, you’re already quite aware of your stress.<p>Sixty-one percent of adults surveyed by the American Psychological …

The 30 Second Habit with a Lifelong Impact

<i></i><p><i></i><p><i>What follows is a beautiful Essentialist practice in a gorgeous piece written by my friend Robyn Scott (one of WIRED's 50 People About to Change the</i> …

Student debt holds back many would-be home buyers

Sarah Luna wants to buy a home in up-and-coming northeast Los Angeles before it's too late.<p>At 31, she has a master's degree and earns more than $70,000 as a court reporter and freelance editor. She daydreams about trading the Glendale apartment she shares for a little condo, maybe in Echo Park or …

Why Madison Avenue is becoming more like Wall Street

Wall Street banks and trading firms are known for hiring the smartest mathematicians and computer scientists in the world.<p>These geniuses develop complex algorithms and use the most advanced technologies to quickly make investment decisions based on vast amounts of data. Every day, billions of …

'Like Little Language Vacuum Cleaners,' Kids Suck Up Swear Words

Most parents are pretty concerned about their kids using foul language.<p>Dr. Timothy Jay, a psychologist and expert in swearing, says parents worried about bad words might be fighting a losing battle.<p>"As soon as kids start talking, they pick up this kind of language," Jay says. "They're like little …

A Scientific Experiment: Field Trips Just For Teachers

In a classroom across from the coal mine exhibit at the Chicago's Museum of Science and Industry, students are huddled around tables, studying petri dishes of bacteria.<p>But these aren't school-age kids — these students are all teachers, responsible for imparting science to upper-elementary or …

“Cubed”: How the American office worker wound up in a box

From the Organization Man to open-plan design, a new history of the way the office has shaped the modern world<p>Laura Miller<p>April 20, 2014 10:00pm (UTC)<p>Over the past week, as I've been carrying around a copy of Nikil Saval's "Cubed: A Secret History of the Workplace," I've gotten some quizzical …

How to Create Perfect Posts for the Most Popular Social Platforms [Infographic]

The content that works well for one social platform may not work well for another. That's because every social platform has its own unique formula …

Leaving the Church of Self Improvement - A Special Feature • Danielle LaPorte: white hot truth + sermons on life

It’s medicine when love is driving you crazy, or you’re crazy in love.<p>I know that countless mystics throughout time agree that the reason for our …

Spirituality

Some species of birds are smarter than five-year-old kids

Some species are smarter than five-year-old kids<p>In one of Aesop’s fables, a thirsty crow comes across a half-empty jug of water. Finding the water …