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8 Podcasts That Will Help Distract You on a Long Run

These podcasts and audioshows will help the miles fly by.<p>When a friend's sister recently told me that she listens to podcasts while running, I was …

Great Tools for Creating Infographics For Free

Tools for Creating Infographics<p>Infographics provide an excellent way to get information across to people quickly and simply. These days we are …

The 10 Best Books on Innovation

“Tell me everything about innovation,” asked a harried Fortune 500 vice president. Before I could reply he interjected, “But I don’t have much time, …

Amazon Book Review

You might have noticed our new address: amazonbookreview.com. When we launched this modest blog with an immodest name in 2007, "omnivoracious" …

A Surprisingly-Sane List of 6 Habits that Help With Your Daily Productivity

I have a complicated relationship with productivity. On one hand, productivity can be about redeeming the time and making the most of my life. …

10 Classic Victorian Ghost Stories Everyone Should Read

The best ghost stories from the Victorian era to read for Halloween or Christmas As the nights are drawing in, how about a ghost story? The …

The Walking Dead: Comics vs. TV Character Guide

Advertising [x]<p>by Gregg Katzman<p>– on<p>in TV News<p><b>[Spoilers for The Walking Dead comic and TV show ahead.]</b><p>-<p>AMC's <i>The Walking Dead -</i> a brutal series about …

How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 (The Simple Technique That Gave Me My Life Back)

<i>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week…</i>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge …

Garmin's New GPS Running Watches Bring Bigger Screens and Better Smarts

The Garmin Forerunner family has long been a pretty great way to bring some science to your running. For the latest versions, what’s mostly not broke …

Wearable Tech

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Polar Now Puts Heart Rate Monitoring On Your Wrist With Its New A360 Fitness Tracker

Earlier this year we weren’t exactly enamored with Polar’s A300 fitness tracking watch that gave up the M400’s GPS for a slightly cheaper price tag. …

Fitness Technology

10 Habits Of Ultra-Likable Leaders

If you want to be a leader whom people follow with absolute conviction, you have to be a likable leader. Tyrants and curmudgeons with brilliant vision can command a reluctant following for a time, but it never lasts. They burn people out before they ever get to see what anyone is truly capable …

Self-improvement

The Best Running Shoes of 2016

There is a great divide among runners: those who pick their shoes for speed and those who choose for comfort. The firmer and thinner the midsole, the faster and more efficient a shoe will be, but the harder it will be on your feet. The softer the midsole and the more supportive the shoe, the better …

How The Most Productive People Procrastinate

Some of the world’s most successful people use this procrastination technique.<p>If you procrastinate (and most of us do), you’re in good company. Bill Clinton, Leonardo da Vinci, Frank Lloyd Wright, Victor Hugo, Margaret Atwood, Douglas Adams, Naomi Campbell, and Mariah Carey are all known for …

The corporatization of higher education: With a system that caters to the 1 percent, students and faculty get screwed

Low-paid teachers are fighting back against exploitation in public & private colleges. No more poverty wages<p>Students aren’t the only ones feeling the financial pinch of college. Faculty members are, too, particularly adjunct professors and recent hires. According to Service Employees International …

The 10 Exercises You Should Do Every Day to Stay Fit for Life

Of course, maintaining your long-term health requires more than just a regular exercise habit, but physical fitness is certainly a significant part of the equation.<p>However, beyond the more traditional notions of physical fitness -- running a marathon, boot camp style workouts sessions or extra …

Obama's Numbers (October 2015 Update)

Summary<p>Since President Barack Obama first took office:<p>The economy has added nearly 8.4 million jobs — more than six times the number gained under …

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IBM just launched a new 2,000-employee consulting business to dominate big data

For instance, on Tuesday, at the Gartner Symposium tech conference in Orlando, she announced the new IBM Cognitive Business Solutions consulting business unit, which will report to Stephen Pratt.<p>Pratt joined IBM last summer from Infosys (where he was, reportedly, at one point, the highest paid …

6 subtle things highly productive people do every day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Seven Emerging Technologies That Will Change the World Forever

When someone asks me what I do, and I tell them that I’m a futurist, the first thing they ask “what is a futurist?” The short answer that I give is …

6 Insufferably Bad Work Habits and How to Treat Them (Infographic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every office has them, those men and women who just can't seem to get work done on time. There are various causes for their lack of productivity: some are chronic procrastinators, others get distracted by aggressive multitasking and a few …

Guides

Focus on finding or displaying contrasting points, and some visual methods are more helpful than others. A guide.<p>Step 1: Figure out why the outlier …

8 Easy Ways to Become Highly Productive Without Working Harder

I have always known hard work to be an essential secret of success. And because I like succeeding in all I do, I work hard.The harder I work, the …

The Ultimate Science-Based Guide to Creating Habits that Stick

At one point in time, Aristotle was called The Philosopher. Not A philosopher — THE philosopher.<p>His work had such an impact that he became synonymous …

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There’s A Really Good Reason You Should Be Leaving Work On Time Every Day

You know when 5pm rolls around and your boss gives you “the eye” when you shut off your computer and waltz (or, you know, slouch off tiredly) out the door? Next time that happens, you can tell them something really important: workers who stay late are less likely to be productive. Just sitting at …

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