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The 9 Biggest Myths About Creativity You Should Never Believe

Here are nine things you were told about innovation and creativity. None of them are true--here's what the reality is.<p>The following beliefs are held firmly throughout corporate America, and I hear them all the time. They simply make sense to people, but they are not true. Here is why.<p>1. Innovation …

You've Been Writing To-Do Lists Completely Wrong, Here's How to Do It Right

“The most productive people don’t just write to-do lists once, but every day or multiple times a day.”<p>Charles Duhigg, Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter …

Find your moment of Zen with our selection of the best meditation apps

It’s no secret that stress takes a serious toll on your body and psyche. In our constantly connected lives, it’s important to take a little time each …

Secret #1: They focus on minutes, not hours.

Average performers default to hours and half-hour blocks on their calendar. Highly successful people know there are 1,440 minutes in every day and there is nothing more valuable than time. Money can be lost and made again, but time spent can never be reclaimed. As legendary Olympic gymnast Shannon …

Success

A leadership consultant who's trained thousands of managers says to ask one question after every meeting

But the truth is that most of those things are completely forgotten. Gone. Vanished. It's like you never said them.<p>It's not because your coworkers are a bunch of twits, either — we simply can't remember everything we hear, or we'd go absolutely nuts.<p>Fortunately, you can up the chances of people …

Leadership

To boost your creativity, procrastinate

Procrastination, it turns out, may not be such a bad thing after all.<p>The most effective way to tackle a new creative assignment is to put it off for a while, according to psychologist Maria Konnikova.<p>“You’re actually doing the smartest and most productive thing in the world if you waste time,” she …

Creativity

How To Turn Sadness Into Creativity

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …