Jessica Muro

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This Mental Trick of Olympic Athletes Can Radically Increase Your Productivity

Top athletes use this simple but powerful technique to perform at their best. So can you.<p>This summer in Rio de Janeiro, we're likely to see awe-inspiring displays of physical prowess. What we're unlikely to see is the mental work that goes into those jaw-dropping accomplishments.<p>Everyone knows that …

Rio De Janeiro

5 Reasons Not to Kid Yourself About Becoming an Entrepreneur

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Becoming a full-time entrepreneur is one of the best decisions that I’ve ever made. It’s exciting and fulfilling. And, it’s pretty awesome not answering to a boss in a boring 9-to-5 gig. While I wouldn’t change being an …

Entrepreneurship

5 Traits of the Most Productive Startup Teams

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Productivity is a make or break quality for startups. You’ll be dealing with a shakier foundation, less working capital, fewer workers, and fewer customers providing a smaller stream of revenue. Every hour you and your core team …

Time Management

How Strategic Planning Transforms Chaos Into Confidence

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The day-to-day hustle of business lends itself to a world of chaos and confusion. With fires to put out in every corner, you can easily be drawn into a reactive state of mind that you carry with you into the next day, week and …

Management

17 Small Habits To Make You More Productive

<i>“The goal of a mini-habit is to be consistent. In fact, consistency is much more important than what you accomplish with this daily habit.”</i><p><b>The</b> …

Productivity

How These 7 Entrepreneurs Stay Super Organized

What does it take to stay organized? Just ask these seven entrepreneurs who have found a few solutions.<p>I'm not an organized person. I can get pretty detail-oriented and hyper-focused (I have many other faults!) but I tend to keep things stuffed in a drawer or hall closet, rely too much on …

Productivity

7 pillars of minimalist Web design

To be most effective, a minimal design framework needs a solid backbone. The key components of visual organization include a strong grid, visual balance, and close attention to alignment.<p>A strong grid is the foundation for organization. The grid – built through tactically using negative space – …

Buffalo Falafel with Vegan Tzatziki Ranch Sauce

As I mentioned on Tuesday, life got carried away recently and this incredible recipe has been sitting in the drafts for weeks, just waiting to be …

How to (really) find a job overseas

I’ve been working overseas for nearly 2 years now. I write this post from once again another country I never thought I would wind up in (Qatar) and I …

Surviving Your First Year As A Small Business Owner

If you are launching a business, you have probably heard the horror stories of business failure after business failure. Listen to some of the naysayers and you’ll start believing that 90% of new businesses are destined to fail. However, the reality is much brighter: according to the U.S. Bureau of …

The History of Flower Crowns and the Women Who Wore Them: From Frida Kahlo to Kate Moss

Few accessories have aroused such commentary, for and against, than the flower crown, so trendy of late among the neo-hippie festival crowd. Despite detractors, these decorative headpieces, whose history in mythology and art can be traced back to ancient civilizations, show no signs of fading from …

6 Top Productivity Trends for Business Owners

<i>This is part of the Increased Productivity series where tips on productivity, brain training, and business success are shared.</i><p>If you're a business owner, you know that productivity is one of the keys to making your business grow. If you're not running a productive business, chances are you're …

25+ Free Responsive HTML5 CSS3 Website Templates

<b>HTML5 and CSS3 templates</b> used to create a powerful website with lots of amazing features and help designers to create eye catching and visually …

7 habits of great Web designers

Get developers involved in the design process as early as possible. Invite them to meetings, user research tests, brainstorming sessions, etc. Their input, after all, determines whether your vision actually comes to life. At the very least, they can warn you if your ideas are a technical nightmare, …

MIT lecturer explains 5 key skills that separate innovators from imitators

According to Hal Gregersen, the executive director of the MIT Leadership Center, "all of us were quite good at [innovation] when we were 4 years old." The problem is, without cultivation, these skills are often lost by adulthood.<p>Four years ago, Gregersen, along with business professors Jeff Dyer …

Women in Business: Sarah Blecher, Partner, Director of User Experience, Digital Pulp

<i>Smarter than her computer and able to manage the biggest projects in a single bound, Sarah Blecher is a true digital superhero. She wrestles complex site architectures to the ground, empowering strategic thinking to dominate chaotic bureaucracy, ultimately helping clients understand not only the</i> …

Peek Inside The Gorgeous Notebooks Of Professional Soccer Broadcasters

Any sports fan can yell at the TV whilst drunk for a few hours. But it takes a researched professional to do play-by-play commentary well, while adding stats and insight to every moment.<p>Nowhere is this more clear than the meticulous notebooks of BBC Radio Newcastle’s Nick Barnes. Before each match, …

Inked

How To Create A Content Marketing Strategy

May 13, 2015<p>Share<p>In the age of social media, all businesses are publishers and what publishers need is a steady stream of great content.<p>That’s easier …

Sketchbooks: The Secret Soul of Creativity by Ben Hatke

Reading Time: 2 minutes<p>I can’t stress enough the importance of sketchbooks in my creative work. I think one of the most important things that anyone …