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The 5 Most Common Procrastination Excuses Solved

From not knowing how to start to not having a deadline, here are some solutions.<p>Bad news: We’re biologically hardwired to procrastinate. Research shows we possess a limited amount of willpower that drains throughout the day, regardless of what we do.<p>We can’t avoid procrastination. Instead, embrace …

In 2017, Pursue Meaning Instead of Happiness

What would you rather have: a happy life or a meaningful life?<p>You can both be happy and lead a meaningful life, of course. But most of us, …

Personal Investor: Is your household debt out of control?

Dale Jackson<p>Your Personal Investor<p>Follow|Archive<p>Let’s be clear about why banks and economists are so concerned about the latest record-high Canadian …

How to Beat Procrastination: 3 Motivating Articles to Read over the Weekend

Procrastination.<p>For many of you, it’s the reason your side business is still in the “idea phase.” For me, it’s the reason this post is being written …

Our favorite ongoing and serial comics of 2015

2015 was a great year for readers to move away from Marvel and DC for exceptional monthly (or bi-monthly, or quarterly) comics. There were still some …

A group of middle-aged whites in the U.S. is dying at a startling rate

A large segment of white middle-aged Americans has suffered a startling rise in its death rate since 1999, according to a review of statistics published Monday that shows a sharp reversal in decades of progress toward longer lives.<p>The mortality rate for white men and women ages 45-54 with less than …

This Is the No. 1 Ritual You Need to Do Every Day

You read a lot on the internet about rituals that can help you be better in the morning or leap over tall building with a single bound. Maybe some …

An entrepreneur's letter to Justin Trudeau

<i>Andrew D'Souza is the founder of Clearbanc, a financial services firm for self-employed workers and entrepreneurs.</i><p>Dear Mr. Trudeau, Congratulations on your victory last night after an impressive, principled and positive campaign. I'm confident that your induction as our new prime minister will lead …

7 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Start Getting Stuff Done

Are you tired of stressing out over your growing to-do list? Learn how to finally get stuff done and be more productive.<p>If you're like many of my clients prior to them seeing me, you might have a hard time getting started with projects and completing tasks. Maybe you do everything but what you need …

How Far Can a Deck Joist Span?

I asked my local building official how he checks a <b>deck plan</b> to make sure the joist size and spacing combination will meet the code. He replied he …

Why You Should Forget Work-Life Balance

Even if you achieve the elusive work-life balance, maintaining it is precarious (and isn’t what matters anyway).<p>Even as we work longer days that bleed into our off-hours (reading work emails half-awake in our beds first thing in the morning), the idea of achieving the ideal of work-life balance …

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Here’s the Schedule Very Successful People Follow Every Day

All too often, productivity tips are a dime a dozen. Some even <i>conflict</i> with each other. What we need is a system.<p><b>What schedule do the pros use? What</b> …

Five ways to stay focused at work

As the owner and CEO of a successful business, I'm constantly pulled in many directions. Our salespeople need information, a client calls with an issue or I'm due downtown for an industry meeting. To keep on top of it all – and stay sane – I've developed 5 daily habits that help keep me one step …

China Still Isn’t Ready to Be a True Global Leader

China’s economic miracle over the past 35 years is well documented. It has emerged as the world’s largest economy, although it’s still lagging well behind in world-class per capita GDP. While working in China over the past five years, we increasingly encountered senior government officials and …

A Century Later, Relics Emerge From a War Frozen in Time

Retreating ice in the Alps sheds new light on high-altitude battle in World War I.<p><i>Greetings from Cercen Pass. It is storming and snow covers the highest peaks. We wait for peace, but the bad weather, the high altitudes ... Peace can only come with our death.</i><p>—from the May 28, 1916, diary of C.D., a …

Four habits to add to your 'stop doing' list

Most business owners think about creating a "start doing" list, with its endless recitations of things they could be doing more of in order for the company to be bigger, better or more profitable.<p>But there's just as much value in asking yourself, "What needs to go on my 'stop doing' list?" When you …

Blocked on the Keystone XL, the Oil-Sands Industry Looks East

A proposed Energy East pipeline would send oil-sands crude across Canada to terminals on the Atlantic coast.<p>The oil-sands industry in Alberta has a problem: It's capable of producing more oil than it can get to market. It has tried building new pipelines south into the United States—the famous …

Fighting FOMO: 3 Strategies To Beat Your Fear Of Missing Out

<i>If it seems like everyone you know is doing cooler stuff than you, feeling happier than you, and generally out-pizzazzing you, Martha Beck wants you to know they've got you fooled.</i><p>By Martha Beck<p>OMG, do you have any idea what you're missing right now? Have you checked Facebook in the last two …

The Board Game of the Alpha Nerds

Before Risk, before Dungeons & Dragons, before Magic: The Gathering, there was Diplomacy. One writer enters international competition to play the …

May 2014: The Invention Awards

Letter From The Editor<p>Invention Is for Everyone<p>Features<p>Nick Offerman: Why We Should Build Stuff<p>The 2014 Invention Awards<p><b>A flat bike helmet, a robotic exoskeleton, and more.</b><p>A Personal Electric Airplane That Won't Need A Runway<br>• 360-Degree Infrared Vision<br>• Stash Your Bike Helmet In A Briefcase<br>• A Powerful, …

Atari cartridges found in New Mexico landfill | News Home | Reuters

ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (Reuters) - Documentary filmmakers digging in a New Mexico landfill on Saturday unearthed hundreds of “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” cartridges, considered by some the worst video game ever made and blamed for contributing to the downfall of the video game industry in the …

Watch every SNES start screen ever made in this nine-hour video

Start screens may not serve much of a purpose, but over the years they've acted as a canvas for game developers to show off their hard work. And those start screens have a lasting impact: if you hammered away on a game when you were a kid, that start sequence probably has a special place somewhere …

Call in the undertaker: Quebec separatism is dead

Print<p>Quebec’s election campaign – and what a volatile, nasty, mud-splattered affair it has been – is all but over. But the sense of impending …

The Single Most Important Habit of Successful Entrepreneurs

Find out how the presence or absence of just one critical habit can determine your business success or failure.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>In his book</i> No B.S. Time Management for Entrepreneurs<i>, business coach and consultant Dan Kennedy reveals the steps behind</i> …