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Jeff Bezos's Productivity Tip? The '2 Pizza Rule' | Inc.com

Work meetings are a notorious waste of time.<p>You've got to be smart to keep them from needlessly eating up your day. Those are precious minutes that you or your employees could be spending doing something useful.<p>Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos makes a point of steering clear of unnecessary meetings. When a …

University College London

The First 4 Things You Should Do Every Workday (to Be Your Most Productive Self)

It's a common phenomenon: You head into the office early, only to get sucked into the vortex that is your email inbox until noon. Your massive to-do …

8 Great Life Teachings from Yoda

Need a life coach? Master Yoda, the ultimate wise and wizened elder of indeterminate origin and unmistakable syntax, is here to help.<p><b>1. Be mindful.</b><p>“A …

Star Wars Rebels

6 Smart Ways to Achieve a Better Work-Life Balance

Knocking it out of the park at work is an awesome feeling, and it can be extra gratifying if you’re working to impress your boss at a brand-new job or as a first-time manager. Though putting in long hours or being on call during important times can be key to showing your dedication, it’s also super …

Work-life Balance

Breaking These 11 Bad Habits Will Make You a Lot Happier | Inc.com

Nobody is free of bad habits. From junk food to cigars, from being late to constantly being on our phones, there are things we know we should give up.<p>Bad habits come at a cost--in health, in reputation, in money. But some are worse than others. Here are 11 habits that we pay for with reduced …

Happiness

Why You Should Schedule for Energy, Not Time | Inc.com

Most of us schedule our tasks based on when we're free.<p>When you forget to complete a task, you schedule it for first thing in the morning. When there's free time in the afternoon, you use it to write a new article.<p>You're probably thinking, this seems like I'm making the most use of my <i>time</i>. And …

Time Management

8 mistakes that make good employees leave

It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, …

The Workplace

11 everyday skills that will make you more successful over time

Some say it's luck. Others say it's hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination of both, as well as a few other ingredients.<p>Defining success can be tricky because it's so subjective.<p>Some people want to make a million dollars a year. Others want to make a good living and have three …

Self-improvement

60 Top Motivational Quotes That Will Inspire You to Be an Outstanding Leader | Inc.com

Being a leader--being the boss--can feel like the hardest job of all. No matter how large your team, no matter how collaborative and engaged your employees, ultimately it's up to you--which means you need to find inspiration and motivation inside yourself.<p>At the same time, though, it's possible to …

Motivation

Will You Actually Be More Productive If You Take a Nap Every Day?

Spaniards have the midday siesta, of course, but have been labelled less productive than other Europeans.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The premise sounds almost too good to be true: Taking a nap in the middle of the day might end up making you more productive. Of …

Sleep

'Blind Samurai' is the First Action Game for the Blind Ever

First Ever Action Game Specifically for the Blind is Available Now on Android.<p>In a world where technology is increasingly important to our society, …

Google Play

8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People | Inc.com

Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They're curious more than anything else. An interesting person is always excited to explore the world, and this energy radiates outward.<p>Some people are …

Self-improvement

24 Incredible Books You Should Read This Summer

A wrestler sets his sights on the NCAA championship; a man goes on a statewide search for his missing son. A trends forecaster learns to cope with the market’s return to IRL experiences; an ex-musician reflects on his glory days. The journeys — both literal and metaphorical — that make up this …

Books

Morning ritual: The 7 steps that will make you happy all day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

10 Horrible Habits That Destroy Your Happiness

Appreciating what we have and building on it is work. Feeling sorry for ourselves and staying stuck is no effort at all.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all constantly in pursuit of happiness. Every day we make choices in life that affect how we feel and think …

Happiness

31 Days to a Clutter-Free Home

1 of 11<p>Days 1-5: The Warm Up<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 11<p>Days 6-8: The Bedroom<p>3 of 11<p>Day 9-10: The Closet<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 11<p>Days 11-14: The …