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How We Trick Our Brains Into Feeling Productive

According to experts, not all procrastination distractions are created equal.<p>I’d been working from home last week when I found myself furiously scrubbing the grout between the kitchen tiles in the middle of the day.<p>I had a deadline and didn’t feel up for tackling the task. Somewhere along the line, …

Procrastination

How You Can Instantly Improve Your Productivity and Focus Using Agile Results for Extreme Productivity

I work in a complex, high stress environment with a lot of moving parts as I’m sure many of you do too. Everybody needs to do more with less. There’s …

10 Quick Tips for Leveraging Your Time and Energy More Effectively

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We all want more efficiency in business and in life. Most people simply don’t have enough time or energy in the day to accomplish everything they would like to complete.<p>Here are a variety of energy-leveraging tools that will …

Time Management

7 Bad Work Habits You Should Break

There are all different kinds of bad work habits. There are those that we tend to think of as procrastination methods, habits that wreak havoc on …

18 Body-Language Tricks To Make A Great First Impression

In addition, it's especially important to make a good first impression. Why? Because within the first few minutes of meeting someone, we are already making decisions about what the other person's intentions are, and whether or not the person is credible and someone we want to do business …

10 Habits of Remarkably Polite People

Go beyond good manners to make an incredible first, and lasting, impression.<p>Occasionally, we meet a person who stands out in the best possible way. He might be remarkably charismatic. She might think remarkable thoughts. And remarkably giving people--they are impossible to ignore.<p>If you develop …

Self-improvement

10 Ways ​To Become Incredibly Charismatic

We can't always define it, but some people have "it" — they're naturally charismatic.<p>Unfortunately, natural charisma quickly loses its impact. Familiarity breeds, well, familiarity.<p>But some people have the ability to maintain real charisma over time. They build and maintain great relationships, …

The Surprisingly Simple Productivity Time Saver

3 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The timer that rings when your pizza is done can also help you become more productive at work. Francesco Cirillo was a student at Guido Carli International University, a business school in Rome, in the early 1990s when he …

Time Management

12 Ways to Help Kids with ADHD Get Things Done

Kids with ADHD have a hard time completing tasks, such as homework and chores.<p>They may understand the material and be capable of completing the …

If You Love Someone Who Has ADHD, Don't Do These 20 Things

You wonder if everybody's life is as chaotic as yours is. Here are 20 things you shouldn't do if you love someone who has ADHD.

The Busy Person’s Guide to Becoming a Fitness Minimalist

<b>by Joe Vennare for Life by DailyBurn</b><p>Imagine a workout that can be done anywhere, anytime. This routine doesn’t require any equipment. There’s no …

15 Ways to Overcome Procrastination and Get Stuff Done (Infographic)

1 min read<p>If you never start, you’ll never have a chance to fail. But you’ll never have a chance to succeed, either.<p>So stop pretending you haven’t failed by not trying. Stop procrastinating and go for it. Your dilly-dallying around, your excuses, your poking, playing, puttering and loafing about …

Procrastination

5 Tips to Beat Procrastination

December 17, 2014<br>Procrastination is one of the social evils that has always accompanied us since the dawn of time.Some people crave procrastination …

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19 things to say to your son before he's grown

There are many (many) life lessons that parents should share with their children, like never in a bazillion years text while driving, be kind, floss every day and always send a post-interview thank-you note. But there are some nuggets of knowledge that are exclusively for boys—things to say to your …

Parenting

40 Things I Want To Tell My Kids Before They “Know It All”

<i>“Children must be taught how to think, not what to think.”<br>―Margaret Mead</i><p>Seven weeks ago today, Angel gave birth to our son Mac. The experience was …

Forget About Finding Happiness: 12 Things I Want My Future Kids To Know Instead

By Jamie Varon,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1mZUU02<p>One of the most standard conventions of parenthood is to say that the only thing that matters …

24 Books That Will Captivate Your Kids This Summer

HuffPost blogger Devon Corneal is grateful that her kid is in school for another week. She's sorry that the rest of your children are already running wild and complaining that they're bored. If you're wondering what to do with your kids after they play all the games and build all the sandcastles, …

5 Things My Mother Taught Me About Perfection

If you know my mother, you know full well how eccentric she is. Or in other words, nutty. She's energetic and quirky. She's chatty and long winded. She is sarcastic. She is messy. She is cantankerous.<p>If you know my mom, you know her ability to drive one a bit mad.<p>If you really, truly know my mom, …

The Bubble List: 31 Things My Sons Should Be Able to Do Before They Move Out

It was another harbinger of the inevitable. My oldest son informed us a few weeks ago that he wanted to take his girlfriend out to dinner over Valentine's Day weekend. He had the venue picked out and was regularly depositing his paycheck into a bank account so that he could use his debit card to …

How to Raise a Good Man

“One night a father overheard his son pray: Dear God, Make me the kind of man my Daddy is. Later that night, the Father prayed: Dear God, Make me the …

Once upon a time… we all liked to read these: 100 books every child under-14 must read

Winnie-the-Pooh has been a firm favourite with children ever since they first discovered the delights of the Hundred Acre Wood 87 years ago.<p>Now AA …

10 Things I Learned When I Stopped Yelling at My Kids

January 20, 2012. I will never forget that date. Thinking I was home alone with my four boys, then ages 5 and under, my handyman caught me in a full on, red in the face, body shaking, throat throbbing scream so bad that all my boys burst into tears. I was mortified. Mortified! And so sad; this was …

The 55 Essential Movies Your Child Must See (Before Turning 13)

20th Century Fox[/caption]<p>There are people out there who have never seen <i>The Princess Bride</i>. They walk among us, holding down jobs, contributing to …