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8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

3 Key Decisions We Make Every Moment of Our Lives | Inc.com

Every moment of every day there are three key decisions that determine the outcome of our lives. This incredible insight came at the end of Tony Robbins's book <i>Money, Master The Game</i> (see related article <i>7 Simple Steps to Financial Freedom</i>). I loved the quote that kicked off this section of his book: …

Self-improvement

Here’s what you’re entitled to if you get bumped off a flight

Chances are pretty high that you have, as overbooking has become standard practice thanks to airlines scrambling to post revenue, and no-shows being a common occurrence.<p>Luckily, the US Department of Transportation has been tightening requirements on what airlines need to do when overbooking a …

Five tech productivity apps to save time and organise your day

<b>Carrot</b><p>If, like me, your sense of humour verges on the childish, you’ll probably love this app. It’s essentially a to-do list: you write down what you need to do and then swipe right when you’ve completed the task. So far, so normal.<p>What makes this app brilliant is its “personality” – it’s like …

Apps

A $75 airline ticket to Europe? Yes, but there's a catch

A $75 ticket to Europe? Yes, this round-trip fare between Dallas and Moscow was found last Friday. The catch is that $75 is the base airfare only. Surcharges, taxes and fees brought the total ticket price to $420 (which is still a steal).<p>In case you're wondering, that's a little too expensive to be …

Flying

This 7-Minute Morning Routine Will Change Your (Work) Life | Inc.com

It only takes seven minutes to change how you approach your day. Using the routine described below when you get to work will make a world of difference in your productivity, your attitude, your success, and your health. It's like the approach you make to the tee on a golf course. You plan out how …

Productivity

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Here Are 7 Things That Will Make You Happier in 7 Seconds, According to Research

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Can You Have It All? 5 Powerful Techniques to Achieve Work-Life Balance

If you’d asked me ten years ago whether or not I could have a fulfilling family life and achieve work-life balance, I’d have told you that it might …

Productivity

A Quick-And-Painless 5-Step Program To Become More Than Just A F*ckbuddy

The “friends with benefits” (or FWB) relationship is a hot-button issue for many women, so understandably most women hold a preconceived notion of …

Start-up, find your accelerator coach (1/2)

Whether you are a start-up or a large corporation, finding your way in the realm of incubators and accelerators is not easy. Y Combinator, …

Startups

New Study Spotlights Management's Needless Productivity Drain

In my years in management, nothing frustrated me more than needless wastes of time. Note the emphasis on <i>needless</i>. Since there were always plenty of real tasks to be done and problems to be addressed, adding time-consuming non-essential tasks did nothing but diminish productivity. In my experience …

Research

3 types of clarity every company needs

Clarity is a simple concept, and is key to staying on the same page as a team. Clarity means knowing what you’re doing and why you’re doing it. …

10 Things You Can Do To Make The Most of Your Morning

How to retire in your 30s: save most of your money and rethink your core values

Seven in 10 Americans are disengaged from their jobs, according to Gallup. That's more than two-thirds of us who are unfulfilled by our work, just dragging our sorry selves to and from the office every day.<p>One community has an attractive answer: just quit.<p>A burgeoning online community advocates …

10 outstanding marketing analytics tools

The Internet may be flooded with data tools of every size and shape, but not all data tools are created equal.<p>Because there is no single analytics …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People | Inc.com

Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly successful people are able to get a lot more things done, and here are simple ways you can too.<p>1. They eliminate every …

Time Management

The Common Retirement Assumption That's Flat Wrong

When do you plan to retire? Before 60? At 65? When you’re 70 or older? Or never?<p>In order to make up for retirement savings shortfalls, workers of all ages appear to be planning to retire later, on average, than similarly aged workers were in years past. But it’s not a solid strategy for retirement …

Retirement

How to Love: Legendary Zen Buddhist Teacher Thich Nhat Hanh on Mastering the Art of “Interbeing”

“To love without knowing how to love wounds the person we love.”<p>What does love mean, exactly? We have applied to it our finest definitions; we have examined its psychology and outlined it in philosophical frameworks; we have even devised a mathematical formula for attaining it. And yet anyone who …

Meditation

27 Free Apps That Will Save You So Much Money

*the sound of coins falling into your bank account*

Personal Finance

9 Things That Stop You From Achieving Your Goals

In order to achieve our goals, we need to change our behavior, and eventually become a better version of ourselves.<p>Because right now we’re not ready …

A Formula to Stop You from Overcommitting Your Time

When I dive into time coaching clients’ schedules, I consistently discover that people misdiagnose themselves as having a “productivity” problem when, in fact, their bigger issue is an overcommitment problem. When they have committed to more external projects and personal goals and obligations than …