William Lewis

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The Cure for Your Distraction Syndrome

I absolutely adore the Internet, but there’s no doubt it has made us more distracted than ever.<p>I can see this in myself, and in watching everyone …

5 Things No One Ever Tells You About Following Your Passion

So you’ve found your passion and have decided to follow it professionally. A fairy tale ending awaits, right?<p>Yes…and no.<p>Doing work from a place of …

The generosity boomerang | Seth's Blog

Here's conventional wisdom:<p><i>Success makes you happy. Happiness permits you to be generous.</i><p>In fact, it actually works like this:<p><i>Generosity makes you</i> …

10 Ways To Do What You Don’t Want To Do

Telling yourself to suck it up and get working doesn’t always go as planned. Stop avoiding the inevitable with these tricks in getting dreaded tasks done.<p>Life would be grand if we only did what our fleeting hearts wanted to do, each moment of the day.<p>Unfortunately, the laundry, taxes, and difficult …

Gratitude Is the New Willpower

Patience is a virtue, especially when it comes to building capital. But as with most virtues, it’s not always easy to muster, since it usually requires resisting temptations for gratification on the sooner side. Should you put the extra $1,000 earned this month in your retirement savings or use it …

How To Avoid Your Own Brain's Biases

Thinking, like seeing, has built-in blind spots. An old parable and Husserl’s matchbox can illuminate these geometric, biological, and cognitive …

Defining a Personal Strategy

We tend to hear the words "Vision", "Mission", "Strategy", and "Objectives' only in a corporate setting. Indeed, at LinkedIn, these collectively …

How To Set Goals For The Life You Actually Want

It’s time to stop setting the wrong goals and start using goals to determine the journey, not the destination.<p>It’s a commonly accepted sentiment that setting goals will lead you to success.<p>Many of us believe life will be better by reaching those goals, so we make our plans, put our nose to the …

32 Habits That Make Thinkers

<b>32 Habits That Make Thinkers</b><p>by <b>Terry Heick</b><p>The difference between students and learners is something we’ve discussed before. On the surface it’s a …

Pedagogy

How to Find Some Direction When You’re Feeling Lost

“Nobody can go back and start a new beginning, but anyone can start today and make a new ending.”<p>– Maria Robinson<p>Miserable. Confused. Lost.<p>Just a few …

5 Ways to Do Nothing and Become More Productive

I got an email at 5 in the morning that made me angry. It pressed every button. It accused. It threatened. It cc-ed people. It attempted to make me …

Let Go of Shoulds and Stress and Let Yourself Do Nothing

<b>“When you try to control everything, you enjoy nothing. Sometimes you just need to relax, breathe, let go and live in the moment.” ~Unknown</b><p>I am a …

Wait for a Clean Slate Opportunity to Start a New Habit

When you clean the slate of one old habit due to a life change, take that opportunity to start a completely new habit at the same time.<p>Some changes …

Notify! Shows Notifications From Select Apps on Home and Lock Screen

Android (4.3 and above): Not every app's updates deserve your immediate attention. For those select apps you want to keep an eye on, Notify! puts …

To Succeed in Work and Life, Be a T-Shaped Man | The Art of Manliness

Like almost every boy who grew up in the 80s, I thought Mr. T was the man. What wasn’t there to like about him? He was big, strong, and had a cool …

The Best (and Quickest) Ways to Thaw Frozen Food

Freezing food is an incredibly convenient way to save it, but thawing it is such a hassle. Here are the best (and quickest) ways to thaw just about …