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41 Books to Motivate You to Become Your Best Self

Live Your Startup Dream Without Leaving Your Day Job<p><i>By Patrick J. McGinnis<br>April; Portfolio; $28</i><p>Everyone knows that building a startup means hard work …

5 Tricks to Dramatically Increase Your Motivation

Most of us are better at imagining what we want rather than putting forth the effort to get it. From dreams to everyday responsibilities, people say …

Appreciation Is the Single Most Sustainable Motivator at Work

Illustration by Jade Schulz.<p>Work can be a thankless task—literally. Despite the fact that most of us probably spend more time with our co-workers …

Happiness

3 habits you must ditch in order to succeed

Your success or failure to create and scale a business will come down to the kind of habits you incorporate into your daily life.<p>Follow the habits of highly successful entrepreneurs, and there's a good chance you will become one too. Strong personal habits that might positively impact a business …

6 Short Story Books to Read This Summer

Remember View-Masters? A once-popular line of stereoscopes, still around today, that came with a thin cardboard disk containing seven photos on film that circulated through a reel. Each time you pressed the button you were shown a new photograph, a new setting, a new story. That’s what short story …

Space Saver DIY Ideas + Projects For Studio Apartments

Living in a studio apartment presents some unique challenges—your bed is always <i>right there</i>, your kitchen is practically non-existent, and let's not …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Lil B Lectures, Freestyles at MIT

Back in 2012, Lil B gave a lecture at New York University where he dropped nuggets of wisdom such as "let's stop fracking" and "every single person you meet, look at them like a golden million dollar baby." Yesterday, he returned to the lecture circuit when he gave a talk at the Massachusetts …

Black Students

James Blake Says New Album Out in "About Five Months", Might Feature Kanye West

James Blake has revealed in a new interview with the <i>Miami New Times</i> (via CoS) that his new album, the follow-up to <i>Overgrown</i>, is "seventy percent done" and is set for release in "about five months." He also said that the new album will likely feature Kanye West: "It looks like we should be able to …

New Albums