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10 Things You Should Know About Goals

Setting and reaching goals is a mainstay topic in research across a range of disciplines, including psychology, neuroscience, marketing, and communications. Below is a survey of 10 recent findings about goals, chosen from these and other topic areas, that throw some light on the ups and downs of …

From Procrastinator to Proactive

The women of Connect: Professional Women’s Network share tips for tackling things they've been avoiding. For more information about the Connect group on LinkedIn and to join for free, visit www.linkedin.com/womenconnect.

15 productivity hacks

As the old saying goes "Time is Money"!<p>Here's a quick SlideShare with 15 easy and actionable tips to maximize your hours every day and multiply your productivity.<p>From waking up early to scheduling your duties, every tip is sure to help you if applied correctly.<p>Wishing you success!

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The Rise of People Living Alone Has Led to More Sustainable Cities

Crowd favorites among This American Life's last 500 episodes

This American Life, distributed by PRI, celebrates its 500th episode this weekend with a special episode looking back at some of the team's favorite segments from the years of broadcast.<p>Here at PRI.org, we wanted to mark the milestone by celebrating the episodes and segments that you all, our fans …

Yes, You Should Be Totally Outraged By the Farm Bill

It's not just a microcosm of congressional insensitivity and bad economics. It's a small moral play about the role of money in politics.<p>Reuters<p>The farm bill passed by the House of Representatives yesterday is pretty much a disgrace. Republicans took legislation that had historically been 80 percent …

Ira Glass on the Secret of Success in Creative Work, Animated in Kinetic Typography

<i>This American Life</i> host and producer <b>Ira Glass</b> is among our era’s most beloved storytellers. In this wonderful short motion graphics piece, filmmaker David Shiyang Liu has captured Glass’s now-legendary interview on the art of storytelling in beautifully minimalist and elegant kinetic typography. …

Paris Review - Louise Erdrich, The Art of Fiction No. 208

Interviewed by Lisa Halliday<p>Issue 195, Winter 2010<p>O<p>Only one passenger train per day makes the Empire Builder journey from Chicago to Seattle, and when it stops in Fargo, North Dakota, at 3:35 in the morning, one senses how, as Louise Erdrich has written, the “earth and sky touch everywhere and …

9 Job Mistakes That Could Stall Your Entire Career

Clinical psychologist Dr. Meg Jay doesn’t subscribe to the theory that your 20s are a throwaway time to just have fun and decide what you want to be when you grow up.<p>While popular media often depicts 20-somethings as aimless wanderers lounging in extended adolescence, the truth, according to Jay, …

How to Be Better at Email: A Comprehensive Scientific Guide

Check every 45 minutes (not every five). Ask simple questions. Don't pollute group-emails with one-word reply-alls.<p>Reuters<p>Email is all-pervasive, and arguably one of the most important tools of modern business. But the fact is most of us are not particularly good at it, wasting time on messages we …