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13 Highly Useful Skills You Can Learn in a Minute

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Everyone loves a good life hack, especially if it's super quick to pick up.<p>While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, you'd be surprised just how much you can actually accomplish in 60 seconds or less.<p>With the help of …

5 Things to Do Today to Make Your Life Better

You and I have spent the better part of our lives pursuing success, but we can’t change this eternal truth: The best things in life are (nearly) …

20 Minimal Home Office Design Ideas

Would you agree that the space you are working in affects your productivity as well? Of course it does! Although people have different preferences …

17 skills you can master in 10 minutes or less

However, there are several important life skills you can pick up almost instantly, and a helpful Quora thread polled users on their favorite ones.<p>Here are some of the best responses, with a few of our own thrown in.<p>After all, you never know when you'll need to turn your watch into a compass or …

Metaphors and Style – Uncertain Principles Archive

Two language-related items crossed in the Information Supercollider today: the first was Tom’s commentary on an opinion piece by Robert Crease and …

The Craft of Revision

All academic writers have some sort of revision process, but that process is often either insufficient (just nibbling around the edges) or …

5 Great Writing Tools for Students

It seems a long time ago when students named Math as the most challenging subject they had to deal with. In today’s educational system, all subjects …

Two Unconventional Ways To Improve Your Academic Writing

Professors and students who object the typical five-paragraph essay structure don’t necessarily have something against it. If you ask yourself if …

Reflections on Academic Research and Writing (Part 4): The Practice of Writing

In this installment of the blog series, we turn to the nuts and bolts of scholarly writing.<i>[Today we welcome Charlotte Cloutier of HEC Montreal and</i> …

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10 Academic Phrases Your Writing Doesn't Need

Don't let overly complex language cloud your meaning. Reducing your use of these 10 academic phrases will help you write clearly and compellingly.

24 Ribs Recipes to Bring Out Your Inner Pitmaster (or Grillmaster)

There is nothing better than a rack of ribs. Except for two racks of ribs. These grilled, smoked, and slow-roasted ribs recipes are the best of the best.<p><b>Nothing says, "I'm a grilling boss,"</b> like a perfectly-cooked, fall-off-the-bone-tender rack of ribs. Every single one of these recipes will turn …

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5 Productivity Killing Myths That Are Ruining Your Life – And How To Solve Them

<i></i> <i><br>This is a guest post by Tor Refsland. Tor decided to leave his six-figure job in order to follow his passion – to help online entrepreneurs free up</i> …

5 Time Management Personality Types: Which Are You?

For better or worse, how we spend or misspend our time is our own choice. While you might already <i>know</i> that you procrastinate, or that you're always late, or that you're a little flaky, you might not recognize how much of that behavior is rooted in your own unique and possibly dysfunctional …

Tune Up: Building a Playlist for Productivity

There’s no place like my coveted headphones and playlists. It’s a combination of many things that I find so captivating: energizing beats, the …

How to Restore and Take Back Your Work-Life Balance

As modern technology has advanced, the magnitude of the associated benefits has been staggering. The ability to work from mobile devices, increased …

26 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known At 20

Read full story<p>flickr/joshwachaos<p>Most people learntime managementthe hard way, by trial and error, working late nights to meet deadlines.<p>Etienne …

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Recent and Ongoing Discussions

While there’s always something new to talk about, there are some recent posts here at Daily Nous that would benefit from further comments, …

How to make your content crisper

Using direct quotes from relevant people can help boost the credibility factor of your articles and blog posts. But they are easy to get wrong. …

How To Find Your Motivation When You ‘Just Don’t Want To’

We all have days when we just don’t want to.<p>I’m having one of those days today.<p>It started with text before 6 a.m. from my son, who was staying the …

The case for writing courses and related supports in graduate school (essay)

Universities should offer writing courses and other support aimed at teaching graduate students the sort of writing they'll need to succeed in their …

Your Purpose is What Will Lead You to Entrepreneurial Success

Shares 60<p>Many women strive to live the entrepreneurial dream. They want to work from home, create a work-life balance that perhaps they didn’t grow …

4 Tips For Getting That Promotion You've Always Wanted

The fastest way to instill fresh vigor in your day-to-day work life is to strive for a promotion. Here are four cutting-edge tips on how to achieve …

How To Motivate Yourself To Do Virtually Anything

“<i>If you can dream it, you can do it</i>.” <br>-Walt Disney<p>Whatever you want to achieve - be it business or academic success, a healthier lifestyle or a …

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