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7 tiny daily habits that can lead to huge results

Imagine that every choice you make in life is associated to a "bucket." Brushing your teeth goes in the "personal hygiene bucket."<p>Working on your novel goes in the "writing" or "creativity" bucket. Going to the gym goes in the "health" bucket. And so you have these five or six or 10 primary buckets …

Productivity

I learned a huge lesson about productivity from watching a kids' movie with my family

You know, sometimes all you need is 20 seconds of insane courage. Just literally 20 seconds of just embarrassing bravery. And I promise you, something great will come of it.<p>I've watched a lot of movies in my lifetime (and many featuring Matt Damon - I blame my wife!), but I've never forgotten that …

Matt Damon

The Magic of Mindfulness

Mindfulness. It's a buzz word right now.<p>Businesses are more conscious of the bottom line results of being more mindful and teaching their people to do so. CEOs are being coached to be more mindful to improve their leadership skills. Students are being taught to be more mindful to perform better in …

9 Things Mentally Tough People Always Do

Talent is important, but success is also based on persistence, focus, and standing fast in the face of criticism. Fortunately, mental toughness is something you can develop.<p>Let's get this out of the way: Mental toughness is not a quality you either do or don't have.<p>Sure, some people may have …

It’s Time to Retire Your Trusty Day Planner

Evernote is a 21st century day planner. In Part 4 of his productivity series for school leaders, organization consultant and former principal Frank …

Evernote

The Trait That's Far More Important Than Creativity

Ideas are only as good as the people who execute them.<p>What does the word "creative" mean anymore?<p>There are massive ad agencies that say, "We are leaders when it comes to creativity," meanwhile their entire business is founded around buying media.<p>There are startups who blast their manifestos: "We …

Creativity

Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

CNN

Earth - The 15 most amazing landscapes and rock formations

<b>Fairy Chimneys, Turkey</b><p>These strange conical spires are found in the Cappadocia region of Turkey.<p>Several million years ago, active volcanoes spewed volcanic ash that covered the ground. Rainwater and wind eroded the soft compressed volcanic ash, leaving behind the harder overlying basalts, forming …

Clark Howard

Download Episode Clark Howard 1.26.18 Topics: Clark Stinks; Roth 401(k)'s and IRA's look…Read more<p>Download Episode Clark Howard 1.25.18 Topics: How …

Frugal Living

5 time-saving strategies that are actually making you less productive

But as you might imagine, not all of these time-saving tricks are reliable ways of saving time.<p>In fact, some of them can actually sabotage your productivity, putting you in a worse position than when you started!<p>Take, for example, these five strangely common time-saving work tricks and habits, …

Time Management

6 Surefire Methods for Overcoming Procrastination

Many of us have goals -- a set of deep-down desires that we ultimately want to see realized. Yet, with each passing day, we can't find the energy to move forward. And, as the deadline approaches and passes for achieving our goals, we're no further ahead than where we started. Often, we might even …

Here Is One Easy Trick to Succeed at Everything

What would you do if you knew you couldn’t fail? We’ve all heard that quote, but seriously, if you knew you were going to conquer whatever you set your mind to — whether it’s a new habit, that killer to-do list or a trip you’ve been dying to go on — wouldn’t you do it? According to Business …

Productivity

Five atheists who lost faith in atheism

Atheism is cool. At least, that's the popular perception of a worldview that's enjoyed a rebrand and a renaissance in the last couple of decades. …

Faith

20 Entrepreneur Quotes That Should Become Your Motto

Web design is a business – a wonderful artistic business, but still, a business. If you want to be successful you must have an entrepreneur mindset …

Motivation

7 Things You Should Be Telling Her Other Than 'I Love You'

Is there anything more romantic than saying "I love you"? YES. Sure, women love to hear those three little words. But sometimes, there are things we …

Relationships

Millionaires Don't Use To-Do Lists (They Use This Instead)

Do you really think Richard Branson and Bill Gates wrote long to-do lists and prioritized items as A1, A2, B1, B2, C1 and on and on?<p>In my research into time management and best practices for productivity, I've interviewed over 200 billionaires, Olympians, straight-A students and entrepreneurs. I …

This Productivity Hack Completely Changed My Life, and It Can Improve Yours

Entrepreneurs > Team Work<p>Next Article<p>When It Comes to Staying Focused, This Entrepreneur Only Uses One Special Time-Management Tool<p>Next Article<p>Brandon Turner • VIP Contributor<p>During your day, you have a lot going on. Email, phone calls, meetings, interviews, driving, answering questions, tech …

7 Important Things Successful People Do Before Bedtime

That last hour of the day is super important if you want to get the most out of tomorrow. Try this bedtime regimen and be ready to seize the day.<p>Have you ever wondered why some people are able to start the day energized and alert while others have to drag themselves out of bed and into the world of …

Sleep

How Writing Daily will Positively Influence Your Life

Today I begin presenting the winners of the “How Writing Has Positively Influenced YOUR Life” writing contest with 3rd place, by Cole Nemeth. Thank …

Creative Writing

5 Remarkably Effective Habits That Super Productive People Practice Every Day

You can be super productive simply by applying the habits of today's most highly effective people.<p>Nowadays, the common understanding--a.k.a., <i>misconception</i>--of productivity is the ability to get a lot of things done in a very short period of time; this is a result of the digital age that we live in. …

Time Management