Ahmed Kalokoh

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Are You A Procrastinator? Scientists Say This Brain Hack Can Help You Meet Your Goals

Having trouble motivating yourself to work toward a future goal? Whether what you want is two days or 20 years away, new research finds that the key to avoiding procrastination may be to change the way you think about time.<p>The trick? Break down the time you have into smaller units. For instance, if …

How Microsoft Office Became A Whole Computing 'Platform'

Microsoft says that Office is a platform. But you may have only thought of Office as ‘a piece of software’ before now. You may have classified Office as a core set of Windows apps supplied on a CD-ROM before the advent of cloud and Office 365. You may have even considered Office to be a ‘suite of …

What The Verizon Data Breach Report Means To Corporate Data Security

Network security software is only 24% effective in fighting cybercrime, according to the most recent Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report.<p>Paradoxically, however, corporate victims still spend two-thirds of their security budgets defending their porous perimeters, a strategy that does nothing …

​10 Adult ADHD Symptoms Every Impulsive, Procrastinating Guy Must Know

It's not just a problem for kids​<p>Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common mental disorders diagnosed in kids. But while it's often considered a children's condition, it can affect adults, too.<p>According to the National Institute of Mental Health, more than 1 in 10 …

University of California

He’s been a circus acrobat and set a world record in high diving — plunging more than 100 feet off a bridge. He’s an accomplished author; the Dalai Lama himself wrote the foreword to his book Essential Spirituality. At UC Irvine, he’s a professor of psychiatry & human behavior and holds joint …

Digit is the automated savings plan we’ve been waiting for

Set it, forget it, and go to Hawaii<p>Until recently, my savings consisted mostly of unexpected windfalls. A tax return here, a birthday check from Grandma there. Over time I’ve amassed enough that I can withstand the odd financial shock. (The physical pain of a root canal is now <i>slightly</i> more intense …

Refine Work Habits With Productivity Apps

1/21/2015<p>Related news<p>4:25 PM ET Chipmaker Skyworks Solutions late Thursday beat analyst views for its fiscal third quarter, sending its shares …

10 Smart Tips to Prevent Distractions and Sharpen Your Focus

Whatever kind of work you're doing, you're probably fighting some kind of distraction--whether it's electronic, in person, or internal.<p>Your ability to stay focused is more than just a worthwhile thing to cultivate--it's a critical factor in your success or failure. Getting things done is …

Time Management