James Edgeston

55 Added | 8 Magazines | 70 Likes | 4 Following | 1 Follower | @JamesEdgest2014 | Keep up with James Edgeston on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “James Edgeston”

3 Affirmations Successful People Repeat Every Day | Inc.com

I think I can, I think I can, I think I can. The power of belief and repetition are underestimated. Your thoughts have more influence over your life than you realize. Interview any successful person and they'll tell you how important positive self-talk is to your confidence. You must believe you …

Motivation

Build a visual to-do list in Evernote

<b>Pre-order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland.</b>We’ve written about Evernote several …

Productivity

Going Paperless 2.0: Tracking Accomplishments in Evernote

At the beginning of each year, one of the things that I find useful is to create a new “accomplishments” file. This a place that I can track my …

Productivity

13 Online Tools Used by Successful Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Today's tech-driven entrepreneurs know how to get stuff done. In the current entrepreneurial culture, it is essential that any successful entrepreneur understand and use online tools, apps, programs, interfaces, and systems to increase productivity and efficiency.<p>What kind of online tools do these …

Entrepreneurship

17 easy productivity hacks that will help you crush it in 2016

And it might not be as hard as it seems.<p>A few simple tweaks to your routine can make you far more productive — which will really help you crush it in 2016.<p>Here are 17 simple things you can start doing now (and throughout the year) to set yourself up for success:

Time Management

8 strategies for people who are already super organized

There's not much more you can do to be organized, right?<p>Hey, even if you're one of the most put-together people ever, you can still try some new hacks. Test out these organization tricks that are perfect for super efficient people who want to get even better.

Hacking

Android Studio 2.0 Preview brings faster build and deploy times for developers

Google is previewing a big update to Android Studio, bumping it up to version 2.0 with some big speed improvements. The key feature of this update is …

Manhattan Portage Metro Tech Backpack Review

Most backpacks look the same. They have the same designs manufacturers have been using since the 1970s: the main panel-loading compartment, a smaller …

Travel Gear

29 online classes you can take and complete by the end of this year

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>They're also great investments. Signing up for a $49 coding class won't turn you into a Ruby on Rails or JavaScript expert overnight, …

Project Management

Error. Page cannot be displayed. Please contact your service provider for more details. (26)

The Computer Science Student's Bag

Being a student means you need to keep your bag as minimal as possible while still having everything you need for the day. Lifehacker reader Gavin …

SnapPower Charger

USB wall outlets are nothing new — they've been around for some time. But they also require messing with your wiring. The SnapPower Charger does not. …

Shopping

First published<p>Saves<p>0<p>Clicks<p>0<p>CTR<p>0<p>Weekly CTR<p>0<p>Impressions<p>0<p>Sales score (sales / impressions)<p>0

Moleskine Timepage

Moleskine's notebooks are known for their places in the pockets of artists, writers, and poets. Yet they also make effective appointment books. With …

Apple Watch

A $350 Standing Desk That Could Save Your Life

Had generations of office lemmings known that sitting will kill you, they would quit their jobs, increased their average lifespan, and struggled with …

100 Ways to Use a Pocket Notebook | The Art of Manliness

I was doing some spring cleaning here at the house and came across a box full of our Art of Manliness Pocket Notebooks. I wanted to off-load them, so …

Los Angeles

The IT Manager's Daily Work and Play Bag

Being an IT manager who likes to play as much as work means making room for some extras in your daily bag. Here’s what Lifehacker reader Chris Vega …

Gear & Gadgets

Why Startups Love Moleskines

Last summer in Toronto, I found myself at a Demo Day, one of those tech-industry events where eager representatives of a dozen startups bound onto a stage and spend five minutes selling their visions of a utopian future expedited by antibacterial screen wipes that will change the world (something …

Innovation

The Desks Of Gear Patrol

Scroll over the images below to see notes on each desk.<p>Can you tell a lot about a man from his desk? A salesman at Design Within Reach — or wherever …

5 apps to help you manage your work on the road

Of course, if you have a smartphone, there are tons of apps out there that can help you manage work while away from home.<p>Here are five that will help business travelers get as much done on the road as they could at the office.<p><b>1.</b><b>Expensify</b><p>Expense reports are a necessary part of business, but they're …

Apps

5 Tips to Help You Stay Productive at Work

<i>This is part of the Increased Productivity series where experts in productivity, brain training, and business success share the techniques and tools they couldn't live without.</i><p>Almost every individual who works for a living has experienced, or has been experiencing, productivity issues in the …

Time Management

4 Productivity Books That Can Help You Get More Done

From proper procrastination to better distractions, these books will teach you how to be more efficient.<p>If you’ve ever felt like, despite your best efforts, you can’t seem to get to the bottom of that daily to-do list—join the club.<p>But just because being a productivity ninja seems like a farfetched …

Time Management

5 Questions That Will Help You Focus On What Matters

<b>“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” ~Mary Oliver</b><p>Let’s get things done.<p>If you’ve ever read any books or …

Stressanxietyguide.com

• Anxiety Control Exercises<br>• Anxiety Self Tests<br>• Anxiety Self Help<br>• Best Anxiety Treatments<br>• Coping with Stress<br>• Natural Anxiety Remedies<br>• Help Your Anxious …

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

Stanford University

Time Management Training Doesn’t Work

Nicholas Blechman for HBR<p>Today, knowledge workers use devices and platforms we wouldn’t have dreamed of 15 years ago, in workspaces we probably didn’t see coming, either (goodbye, private offices; hello, telecommuting).<p>But while work has changed, the training we get about how to manage our time …

Time Management

Are Bad Managers Holding Back Your Best Talent?

A few years ago I joined a large organization in the U.S. Possibly because I was the last one in, I was allocated the worst secretarial assistance I have had in my entire life.<p>I spent a considerable amount of time trying to figure out what I could entrust her with that would not play havoc with my …

Management

11 Books To Make You Lead A Much More Productive Life

In learning to become more productive, it pays to consider a variety of resources and approaches. Some people benefit the most from hiring a coach. …

The Basic Principles of Strategy Haven’t Changed in 30 Years

Almost every time I teach the basic concepts of strategy — the five forces framework or the principles of competitive advantage — I get the same question. “These ideas are more than 30 years old,” managers complain. “Isn’t there anything more recent?”<p>Unfortunately, this question demonstrates a lack …

Time I