Amit Suri

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The science behind why people who prefer the window seat are more selfish

Ask any stranger on the street whether they prefer the aisle or the window seat and you can guarantee a quick-fire response.<p>There is no grey area in this comically divisive debate. Window-devotees consider people who favour the aisle to be barking mad, and aisle-devotees are just as incredulous. …

British Airways

How to Cure Jet Lag in Just 3 Minutes

<i>This article originally appeared on MIMI.</i><p>I travel a lot for work—and by a lot I mean I get more of my sleep and work done on planes than in my own …

Jet Lag

12 30-Day Challenges That Will Change Your Life | Inc.com

For some people, the best way to change a habit is with baby steps. They start incredibly small to avoid terror and procrastination and gradually work their way up from there.<p>But others are more the dive-right-into-the-cold-water type. For these folks, the best way to change your life is through a …

Stand Up Comedy

Flying Robot Cars Landing Soon at a Garage Near You

No runway or flight lessons required.<p>Terrafugia wants to add “vertical take-off and landing” to your daily routine. The aerospace company just released the outer mold line for the TF-X, an awe-inspiring four-seat hybrid car with wings and computer-controlled flight. No runway is needed as twin …

Lonely Planet's best beaches in Europe 2015

Europe is blessed with many beaches of coffee-table book beauty, but it’s the sheer variety of them that sets it apart. From Caribbean-quality strips of sand and glinting water to storm-sculpted collisions of land and sea, few parts of the world offer beach lovers such breadth of choice.<p>Whether …

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros; their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Cleaning

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

Time Management

8 Habits Of Perpetually Positive People

Ever notice how some people just seemingly have a bright outlook on life -- even when everything isn't exactly on the sunny side?<p>You know those people: They're the friends who have spilled coffee on their white shirt and still manage to have a nonchalant smile on their face. They're the co-workers …

Five Daily Practices to Feeling 'Good Enough'

I have a friend who from the very moment we met, we were soul sisters. She had just moved out to LA from NY and was given my number by a mutual friend. From the moment I opened my door, there was an instant connection between us. We had so much in common and have been best friends ever since.<p>I have …

The Single Most Proven Way to Get Smarter and Happier

<b>Yes, It’s This Simple</b><p>Many of the fixes for our problems aren’t complex — something that’s clear in the things I recommend people do every day.<p><b>What’s</b> …

The Latest Thinking About Time | Inc.com

In late 2010, Contently co-founder Shane Snow worked every day from 8 a.m. to 2 a.m. on proving the viability of the company's nascent online publishing platform. But, as Snow found out, cramming more than a week's worth of work and meetings into an already jam-packed seven-day schedule is next to …

University of California

Learn how to boost your productivity quickly with GTD and Evernote

Among the many systems available for task and project management, the popular <b>GTD</b> <b>(Getting Things Done)</b> system by David Allen is my personal …

Productivity

6 Inspiring Quotes That Can Change Your Life

When I am having a rough day—when I feel tired, sad, doubtful, or stressed—I spend time looking up inspirational quotes.<p>I've memorized several, …

"Success Is Controlling How You Spend Your Time"

A lot of us get caught up in the notion that success means making more money, but success can be defined a lot of different ways. Redefining your …

Have You Created Your Magic List Yet?

Okay, fess up—at some point you've had your own magic list, haven't you? I just can't believe Alice and I are the only people who've written down …

Spirituality

Is Britain due a pay rise? Six charts that tell the story

David Cameron is taking a leaf from Shinzo Abe’s book. “It’s time Britain had a pay rise,” the UK prime minister plans to tell business leaders on …

Apple's China iPhone Coup Shows Angela Ahrendts Is Worth Every Penny

On Tuesday, Apple posted its highest quarterly profit in history: $18 billion, on a staggering $74.6 billion of revenue, much of it from holiday sales of iPhones and Mac laptops.<p>The Cupertino, Calif. tech giant reported that sales in China, Hong Kong and Taiwan were up 70% on the same period a year …

Tim Cook

7 Reasons You're Waking Up All Wrong

<i>By Anna Medaris Miller for U.S. News</i><p>Did you hit the snooze this morning? Reach for the coffee? Skip breakfast? If this were "How to Wake Up 101," you'd fail.<p>But don't let that keep you up at night. Sleep patterns -- and, on the flip side, waking up habits -- are "highly trainable, for good or for …

Top 10 Difficult Decisions You'll Make in Life (and How to Make Them)

Life is full of big moments and big decisions. But fret not, from deciding where to live to finding your true calling, here's some advice to help you …

How to Use AirPlay on iPhone (Updated for 2018)

Have you ever had three or four or people more gathered around you as you show off pictures from your iPhone? Ever wish you had a bigger screen to display those photos? Well, if you (or someone you know) has an Apple TV, you can use your iPhone’s AirPlay feature to wirelessly stream those photos to …

50 Quotes to Inspire You to Reinvent Your Career | Inc.com

What did you want to be when you were 5? An astronaut? Basketball player? President? When we're little, we imagine that we'll do something exciting with our lives. But somewhere along the way, all that changes. We become adults with mortgages to pay, get caught in the 9-to-5 grind, and toil away at …

Career Development

Get More Energy In 3 Minutes: The Brain-Based Way

Do you want more energy? We all have 24 hours in a day and people, places, projects that need our attention.<p>While we may not be able to eliminate our entire list of responsibilities, we can monitor our energy. Like hours in a day, our energy seems finite – but it doesn’t have to be that way. We are …

Create the Perfect Daily Routine by Layering Four Types of Activities

Daily routines help many of us stay productive and balance work with our personal lives. While the perfect routine will differ for every individual …

5 Best Morning Rituals for a Super Productive Day

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

How To Make Mornings Better, Faster, And More Fun

Productivity experts are always extolling the virtues of getting up an hour earlier to get more done, yet many of us are additcted to our snooze buttons. Here, we asked the experts how to make the start of our days run more smoothly so we’ll maybe actually want to get out of bed.<p>Better<p>Exercise and …

7 Easy Ways To Set Your Dining Table Like The Magazines

A classy, creative table setting can totally change the mood of a meal -- and your entire home, for that matter. And apparently, getting that magazine-polished look isn't as hard as we thought.<p>Thanks to a snappy how-to video from the pros at West Elm, we now know 7 super-easy ways to make our …

The Best Way to Pack a Suitcase

Your Clothes<p><b>Step 1: Gather all the garments you anticipate needing.</b> Then put half of them back. Select clothes in the same color family, packing more …

7 Daily Mantras To Boost Your Productivity

Being more productive means first learning what and how to manage on a daily basis.<p>There is no lack of conversation about what drives productivity. Do we drink more coffee? Should we take multiple short breaks? Do we need to have longer lunch breaks?<p>I think productivity comes from a combination of …

Understand Your Body's Timetable

It's important to organize your day around your body's natural rhythms, says Carson Tate, founder and managing partner of management consultancy Working Simply. Tackle complex tasks when your energy's at its highest level. For many this may mean first thing in the morning, after you've rested and …