Samantha Holmgren

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Setting up a Weekly Work Plan [The Complete Guide]

<b>HAVE YOU</b> ever considered how many of your work hours are wasted on multitasking and refocusing your attention after every email and small task?<p>It …

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A new “MicroMasters” online learning program offered by major universities

MicroMasters<b>Here is the list of participating universities, with the course topics they plan to offer in the MicroMasters program:</b>Australian National …

The best productivity system for procrastinators is to work with your natural tendencies

In an age where an overloaded schedule is a badge of honor, there’s no shortage of time-management apps and systems for the ambitious worker. But the classic Pomodoro Technique remains one of the most popular productivity options—and for good reason.<p>The Pomodoro Technique, designed by developer and …

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3D Illustrations of Pop Culture Characters and Objects Deserted in a Post-Apocalyptic World

In “Stretched Out”, a drowsy Simon’s Cat who has been sleeping outside all day was awoken by his human who was ready to feed him dinner. As with many …

What Happened When I Forced Myself to Wake Up at 5am for a Week

Desperate times call for desperate measures. With basically every waking minute accounted for, I hadn’t had any “me time” in months — and it was taking its toll. The stack of unread books by my bed just kept growing. My mind was foggy. I felt sluggish. And exercise? What’s exercise? A couple years …

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4 things I wish I knew about managing people when I started out

The way you lead and manage people is the make-or-break skill that will determine whether you build a good business or an amazing one.<p>It's something you get better at with practice, but it's also a skill (like anything) that can be learned and mastered if you're determined enough.<p>If I could jump in …

A Novelist's Most Important Tool

<i>by Warren Adler via IndieReader</i><p>An idea storms your consciousness. You scramble to jot it down before it dissipates. What do you reach for? Do you type that brilliant line of dialogue on your phone or do you reach for your trusty notepad? If so, what kind of notebook is it? Are the pages lined or …

The Two Simple Words That Can Motivate Your Entire Team

<i>MPW Insider is an online community where the biggest names in business and beyond answer timely career and leadership questions. Today’s answer for:</i> …

10 Tools to Organize Your Life

Believe it or not, 2015 is winding down to a close. This is a great time to reevaluate what’s working and what’s not working for you in terms of …

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kind of skips one of them, which is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

‘Any system that lets you wallow in the fantasy that one day you’ll get everything done isn’t just useless but dangerous’<p>I love lists. I’ve sung their praises tirelessly. Lists help you feel in control, because you’re no longer relying on your brain to keep track of your to-dos; lists help you see …

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