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7 Life-Hacking Items People Love on Amazon

Here are the best-reviewed products to make your life easier.<p>We’ve scoured the internet’s favorite online store to find the coolest deals on Amazon …

Shopping

Don't You Dare Trade Options Before You Read This

This was published on Margin of Safety Investing a couple weeks ago to help new members understand options a bit better. …

Investing

See Albert Camus’ Historic Lecture, “The Human Crisis,” Performed by Actor Viggo Mortensen

Back in 2016, New York City staged a month-long festival celebrating Albert Camus' historic visit to NYC in 1946. One event in the festival featured …

Audiobooks

How to shoot a golden triangle composition in street photography

Practical Golden Triangle composition tips when shooting street photography:<p>1. Photograph someone as they’re exiting your frame<p>2. Place your subject …

Street Photography

The Three-act Structure

Focusing on the three-act structure and your nine plot points can help you construct a vibrant and meaningful narrative structure and bring your …

Writing

Good Writing is Not Written, It’s Assembled

2 Powerful Writing Lessons from Ryan Holiday and Derek HalpernProlific writer Stephen King once said,“If you want to be a writer, you must do two …

Writing

Curried corn on the cob is crazy good and made for summer

I’ve long seen many parallels between Indian and Mexican cooking: the layering of complex spices, the love of chiles and beans, the vast diversity of regional cuisines — and plenty of misconceptions on the part of outsiders.<p>Maybe that explains why, when I first tasted the results of an Indian …

Corn On The Cob

50 Personal Finance Habits Everyone Should Follow

Start by spending less than you earn every month.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that</i> …

Personal Finance

The 6 Questions Everyone Should Ask Themselves Before Spending Money

An expert on shopping addiction has an easy fix to keep compulsive shopping from getting the best of you.<p>It's so easy to buy stuff you don't need. On an epic trip to Chile earlier this year, I convinced myself that I would start drinking mate, a caffeinated tea drink that's popular there, on the …

Finance

9 Workspace Essentials to Make Your Desk the Most Stylish in the Office

While your colleagues get jealous, you'll be getting work done.<p><i>These are the</i> Esquire Essentials<i>, pieces you need to take a road trip, throw a party, or otherwise rise to the occasion.</i><p>Step one to creating a better workspace for yourself in the office is to clean your desk. Get all those lunch …

Cool Stuff

The Ultimate Swimming Guide That Will Save Your Life

If you’ve always fancied basking in the sea’s waves and yet don’t have much confidence in the water, then this handy guide will help you finally …

Cool Stuff

How to Get a Late Payment Removed From Your Credit Report

It isn't always possible, but these few tips can improve your odds of success.<p>If you only take a single credit maxim to heart, it should be to always …

Personal Finance

How I Manage the “Power of Attention”

Because prioritization is key.<p><i>by</i><p>During the July 4th week, it was quiet in the Santa Clara office. Our sales team had just finished another …

Time Management

How to Write a Book

How to write a book.Almost every writer on the planet wants to write a book.Some have finished a manuscript and others are already published, but …

Writing

The generation that grew up on Stephen King is taking him back

The author is going through a cinematic renaissance, thanks to directors who grew up as fans.<p>Stephen King is one of mainstream fiction’s great …

Horror

A New Revolution in Mexico

Sick of corruption and of Trump, voters embrace the maverick leftist Andrés Manuel López Obrador.<p>The first time that Andrés Manuel López Obrador ran for President of Mexico, in 2006, he inspired such devotion among his partisans that they sometimes stuck notes in his pockets, inscribed with their …

Best ‘brainy’ books of this decade

1. Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race<br>Reni Eddo-Lodge<p>In recent years, we’ve read excellent nonfiction on race in the US, courtesy of writers such as Ta-Nehisi Coates, Claudia Rankine and Jesmyn Ward. Reni Eddo-Lodge’s superbly accessible book was a great addition to the British …

Books

The one thing you didn’t know about your to-do list

Have you ever noticed that some tasks on your to-do list get crossed off right away, making you feel like a productivity superstar? And other tasks … …

Time Management

Seneca on Gratitude and What It Means to Be a Generous Human Being

“I am grateful, not in order that my neighbour, provoked by the earlier act of kindness, may be more ready to benefit me, but simply in order that I may perform a most pleasant and beautiful act.”<p><i>“Anything you do not give freely and abundantly becomes lost to you. You open your safe and find …

Iris Murdoch on Storytelling, Why Art Is Essential for Democracy, and the Key to Good Writing

“A good society contains many different artists doing many different things. A bad society coerces artists because it knows that they can reveal all kinds of truths.”<p><i>“One of the functions of art,”</i> Ursula K. Le Guin observed in contemplating art, storytelling, and the power of language to transform …

Art

Vans Quilted Slip-On Lite

Vans brings minimalist outdoor flair to their new Slip-On silhouette. Vans has reengineered the iconic Vans slip-on style using innovative …

3 books that will change your mindset about money

There are a lot of great personal finance books out there to choose from but only some that can change the way you think.<p>Below, CNBC Make It rounded …

Personal Finance

How To Use Kanban To Become Insanely Productive: A Short Guide

Are you searching for the perfect productivity system?<p>First the bad news: It doesn’t exist. You’re going to have to do the work no matter what system you use.<p>Now the good news: Kanban is an easy-to-use and -learn system that can help avoid feeling overwhelmed by those endless To Do lists.<p>Let’s dive …

Project Management

How to Focus on What’s Important, Not Just What’s Urgent

Do you get to the end of the day and feel that you’ve met your most pressing deadlines but haven’t accomplished anything that’s fundamentally important? You’re hardly alone. In a series of studies recently published in the Journal of Consumer Research, people typically chose to complete tasks that …

Want to Schedule a Productive Workday? Follow These 4 Really Simple Strategies.

If you're the type who stops to view every new email, one word: STOP.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are some days in the life of an entrepreneur when it seems that there aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything that needs doing done. OK, make that more …

Time Management

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

How to Stop Droopy Unbuttoned Collars + Other Genius Fixes to Annoying Style Problems

The best inventions affordably solve annoying, everyday problems. We're kicking ourselves that we didn't come up with them.Check out How to Stop …

Men's Fashion

5 Ways to Manage the Unbearable Feeling of Being Overwhelmed

The demands of modern life continue to increase, even as our time does not.<p>Do you feel like your to-do list is getting longer by the day? No matter how much time you spend, you can never get to the end. You feel like a hamster running on a circular treadmill, working hard but not getting …

9 Money Podcasts You Should Be Listening To

Does the thought of a financial podcast summon images of your college accounting professor droning on and on in a too-warm lecture hall?<p>Well, it is time to ditch the flashback. Because these top podcasts won’t put you to sleep at the wheel. I’ve rounded up the best money podcasts that are as …

Self-improvement

Skyrocket your productivity with the 'touch it once' rule

When work is coming at you from all directions, it's easy to push even the simplest tasks aside. You may find yourself repeatedly looking at the same …