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Twenty-three more books every teenager should read

Each 16-year-old in Sweden is being given a copy of Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie’s We Should All Be Feminists. We asked more writers which other books should be distributed to teenagers – especially girls<p>Every 16-year-old girl needs to read King Kong Theory, Virginie Despentes’s punk coming-of-age …

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How To Stop Procrastinating (A Brief Guide)

Today we're going to tackle the age-old problem of procrastination. In this article, you’ll discover:• Why smart people procrastinate the most (and …

Procrastination

1 Surprising Strategy to Make the Morning the Most Productive Part of Your Day | Inc.com

It's nearly impossible to recover from a bad morning, or so they say. And for me, things don't even have to go all that wrong to throw my finely tuned "get-ready machine" all out of whack. For most of us--and especially for those with the added challenge of getting small (and typically cute but …

Time Management

10 Things Productive & Organized People Do Before Noon

Better make the most of your morning hours – you're never going to get them back. And truly productive people know that how you spend your morning …

Time Management

44 Productivity Hacks to Turn Procrastination Into Action

If your to-do list is like mine — longer than the Great Wall of China — you’re probably desperate for productivity tips and shortcuts to help you …

3 Qualities More Important Than IQ for Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When it comes to what determines success, many would put their money a high intelligence quotient. There’s no doubt IQ plays a role in academic achievement, but acceptance into an Ivy League school far from guarantees professional success.<p>…

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4 Ways You Can Land an Incredible Internship

In today’s workforce, an internship is the golden ticket to a successful career for many young adults.<p>Unfortunately, according to new research by …

Josephine Baker, Rainbow Tribe Used Iconoclasm to Protest Racism

On Monday, many of us will remember the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr., by listening to his iconic speech from late August of 1963. And, pointing …

Nine Procrastination Habits of Highly Productive People

Have a big deadline coming up? Here's what you can do to procrastinate like a pro:<p>Always know that your next big inspiration could come from talking …

Your personality influences where you live—and how happy you’ll be there | Ars Technica

Personality types combine with urban traits to influence life satisfaction.<p>Criteria like housing prices, population density, and crime rates are …

Psychology

2 Questions to Answer Before You Read Yet Another Productivity Article | Inc.com

<i>This story first apperaed on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>With the new year, I've been seeing a ton of articles along the lines of "How to Make 2015 The Most Productive Year Ever" and "14 Best Productivity Tips from 2014" making the rounds.<p>And …

Time Management

22 Time-Saving Life Hacks You Need To Start Using Daily

<i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What are the best day-to-day time-saving hacks? Here is one of the best answers that’s been pulled from the</i> …

Rock next semester with these 4 step-by-step studying tips

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>I'm a computer science major; could you please give me advice on the best way to study (especially for</i> …

4 Study Hacks That Will Help You Succeed At MIT, Cal Tech, And Other Elite Schools

You have to give your days structure, exploit the way your memory works, and pay close attention to what you do and don't know.<p>Unsurprisingly, top students at top schools — MIT, Cal Tech, and the like — have some of the most effective study techniques.<p>Here are a few of their tips, care of a recent …

Hacking

17 Resolution-Approved Detox Recipes

You’re probably reeling a little bit from the Thanksgiving to New Year’s Eve stretch; it was a cocktail and hor d’oeuvres-filled blur. Whether you believe in setting resolutions or un-resolutions, there’s no harm in eating a little cleaner every now and then. Head into 2015 with your eyes on the …

5 Hacks to Help You Stick to Your New Year’s Resolutions | Inc.com

About half of us make New Year's resolutions, according to an article produced by Statistic Brain. And only about 8 percent of those who make a resolution stick to it.<p>In other words, most of us want to improve in 2015, and many of us have set aside specific goals that we want to accomplish. But …

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