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Brain Freeze: The Science of Procrastination (And How to Fight Back)

<i>Denis Duvauchelle is CEO and co-founder of team collaboration tool Twoodo.</i><p>How many times have you read that procrastination is just a characteristic of a lazy person? That people try to be “busy” rather than “productive”? That only happy-go-lucky hippies get to take a brain break from life?<p>For a …

Tech Resources to Optimize Your Diet, Fitness, and Sleep

<i>Ari Meisel is a serial entrepreneur and the author of “Less Doing, More Living: Make Everything in Life Easier.”</i><p>No matter how technologically efficient you become, if you aren’t sleeping or eating well, and you have too much stress, there is a limit to how effective you can be.<p>That’s why wellness …

Why You Should Always Under-Promise and Over-Deliver

<i>Andrea Ayres-Deets is the Lead Writer at ooomf, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Andrea writes about psychology, creativity, and business over on the ooomf blog.</i><p><i>“</i><i>Sure boss, I can have that article to you in two hours.”</i><p>That’s an …

The Science of Memory (and 4 Uncommon Ways to Enhance It)

<i>This post originally appeared on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I have a pretty bad memory, it seems. I know people say that all the time, but here’s why I think it actually applies to me:<p>In pretty much all of my childhood memories, I’m around 10 years old, as if nothing ever happened before that.<br>• My poor …

The Case For Time Tracking Software in A Big Brother Era

<i>Lindsay Goldwert is a content strategist and senior program executive at Hotwire PR, a global tech public relations firm.</i><p>In our modern age, when the headlines are filled with the NSA spying on Americans, and personal data mining, I wasn’t too excited when my bosses told me that I was to begin using …

Why the Best Entrepreneurs and Creators are Humble

<i>This post was written by Herbert Lui and edited by Robleh Jama, and originally appeared on the Busy Building Things blog. Companies like Facebook and Shopify renew their inspiration by using our art products.</i><p>“Europe's leading digital technology conference”It's happening, Join 15k digital minds to …

How To Save Your Next Great Idea

Justin Fowler is the co-founder of Audio Press– a better way to consume the news and content that matter most to you through audio.<p>The brain is super quick in establishing connections – it can jump from one idea to the other in a fraction of a second. Your mind is a holding tank for all the …

You Are Not Your Job

Doing what you love for a job is awesome, but not mandatory or valued above anything else.<p>I’ve never understood why so many people are so concerned with only doing a job that makes them happy – as if anything else wasn’t worth doing.<p>Find a job that you don’t have to worry about when you’re not …

How to Retain Mental and Creative Focus

<i>David Hassell is the CEO of 15Five. This post originally appeared on the 15five blog.</i><p>Have you ever wondered why, when you leave a two-hour meeting you usually have very little retention of what was said? An onslaught of stimuli and information comes our way every day. Why do our minds label some of …

Leave Work at Work: How to End Your Day

<i>Andrea Ayres-Deets is the Lead Writer at Crew, an invite-only network connecting short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Andrea writes about psychology, creativity, and business over on the Crew blog.</i><p>It’s 10:00 at night and I’m still thinking about work. Thinking …