Ankit Saraf

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5 toxic habits I've quit to be happier, smarter, and more productive

Do you want to know the honest reason why I study productivity?<p>I'm lazy. And I love life.<p>I also sincerely believe that productivity is the key skill that leads to a successful career and happy life. Why? When you're productive, you know how to get the <i>right</i> things done so you never have to worry …

Self-improvement

4 Strategies You Can Use Immediately (Not Tomorrow) to Beat Procrastination and Finish Your Tasks

Procrastination derails everyone, especially in today's ADHD-oriented, multi-tasking world. These 4 strategies will quickly get you back on track.<p>You're more at risk than ever before of being sucked into a procrastination trap. We are living in a world where there is an unprecedented amount of …

18 quick and easy daily habits that can significantly improve your life

The best approach is to start small.<p>In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only a few minutes to …

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7 Life Skills Everyone Should Learn (and 13 Books That Teach Them)

Just reaching your 20s does not make you an adult. Learning these skills does.<p>Take it from a former Stanford dean who's dealt with more than her fair share of bright-but-bumbling 20-somethings: Just reaching a particular birthday does not make you an adult.<p>"I was seeing more and more [students] who …

13 Things That Will Make You Much Happier

Research shows that your habits create happiness more than anything else in life. These will make you happier today.<p>It's no secret that we're obsessed with happiness. After all, the "pursuit of happiness" is even enshrined in the Declaration of Independence. But happiness is fleeting. How can we …

Don't Want to Waste Your Life? Quit Doing These 6 Things Today

No one sets out to fritter away their precious time, but if you spend hours on these activities, that's what you're doing.<p>Each of us, on average, has around 27,000 days to live. Subtract a third or so of that for sleeping and another chunk for those early years you don't remember and can't control, …

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Seven Steps to Completely Turn Your Life Around This Year

<i>How can I change my life completely in the next year or two? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Max Lukominskyi, CMO at Sliceplanner, on Quora:</b><p>Changing your life completely is a huge step that …

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Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

Need A New Year's Resolution? 10 Ideas For A Stronger Career In 2017

As we finish off one year and prepare to start the next, it’s a good time to think about how we want 2017 to be better, which for purposes of this column means a better career. Here are 10 ideas for new year’s resolutions to adopt for a stronger career in 2017:<p><b>1. I will stay in touch.</b><p>You can start …

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The Best Advices and Tools to Start Blogging

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Four years ago I worked at the bank. It was one of the biggest banks in eastern Europe. At that moment I thought my life was perfect. I had a job in the …

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5 Inspirational Books That Will Boost Your Growth

Regardless of who you are and what you do, there will be periods both in your personal and professional life where you will feel less than motivated …

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16 Productive Habits You Can Practice in Less Than 30 Minutes

Here are a few easy ways you can tweak your weekly routine to be healthier and happier.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Improving your life doesn't have to be about making one big gesture. Instead, it's something you …

8 Ways to Develop Long-Term Focus and Achieve Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s been said that your most valuable form of capital is your mind. Entrepreneurial Personality Types (or EPTs), discovered by Alex Charfen, are naturally capable of widespread success -- but what happens when you’re pushed off track? …

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6 research-backed secrets to permanently changing your habits

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can be hard.<p>In fact, research shows it takes an average of 66 days to build a new good habit.<p>From Oliver Burkeman's Help! How to be slightly happier and …

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How To Grow Citrus in Containers - Quiet Corner

For the most part, the areas where home gardeners plant the citrus trees are the same areas where citrus is grown commercially. But if space is …

How Lifehacker’s Founder Gets Things Done (And Stays Sane)

Portrait by Bill WadmanGina Trapani, best known for founding the popular productivity site Lifehacker, is a modern jack-of-all-trades. She writes. …

Productivity

Part 2: Mental Shifts That Allowed Me To Become a Millionaire at 22

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year I wrote one of the most popular articles on Entrepreneur.com. It detailed the seven mental shifts that I implemented to accelerate my career success and become a millionaire at the age of 22. These were the ideas that pushed me …

Self-improvement

5 Surprising Steps to a More Effective To-Do List

<b>Ah, the to-do list.</b><p>Lately, I've had dozens of calls from high-achievers (a Head of School, a university athletic coach, a tech industry Chief Marketing Officer) asking me for specific instructions for keeping a more effective to-do list. Ineffective task lists trigger overwhelm, and these folks …

Time Management

After work, is what determines your future! Spend one hour per day doing these 5 things and your life will change forever!

You finish work at 6 pm, go to bed at 12 midnight.<p>Within these six hours, how do you spend them?<p>Watching TV?<p>In fact, the activities you do between 6 …

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4 Habits the Highly Successful Have Mastered

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether it’s a famous CEO, professional athlete, superstar entrepreneur or anyone who is thriving at the highest level of their profession, chances are they didn’t just wake up one day and be in that position that they are in. There is no …

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Three Ways To Become A Learning Machine

I smile whenever I look at my university diploma hanging on the wall, because everything I learned then is no longer relevant now. Does it means that we should stop wasting all this energy, time and money on university? Not really: Rather, as soon as we complete our “formal studies,” we need to …

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7 Simple Habits to Keep Happy Every Day

Notably, most people are most productive when they are the happiest. On the other hand, unhappy or sad people tend to perform poorest.<p>This is true in …

This Googler Explains How To Design Your Time Rather Than Manage It

Breaking all your tasks into quadrants can help you become more strategic about how you work.<p>For many of us, work can feel like a never-ending cycle of long meetings, overflowing inboxes, and urgent demands. No matter how fast we go or how hard we work, there’s far more to do every day than there …

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

7 Inspiring Steve Jobs Quotes That Just Might Change Your Life

Steve Jobs didn't just leave a legacy of great products. He also shared ideas that continue to inspire and motivate.<p>He came, he saw, he conquered...and he left behind some words to live by:<p><b>"I'm convinced that about half of what separates successful entrepreneurs from the non-successful ones is pure</b> …

8 Things You Should Never Eat if You're Trying to Lose Weight

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, "low-fat" foods are actually your enemy.<p>Lots of experts say it's stupid to forbid yourself from eating certain foods – that denying yourself something you really want to eat can ultimately lead to binge eating and eventual weight gain. So dessert isn't on this …

7 Personal Development Books That Will Empower Your Life

For more than two years I taught and encouraged homeless individuals. Books always help with that. Recently, I stumbled upon seven great books that …

Superheroes Reimagined as 16th Century Paintings

What would it look like if Superman was born in the 16th century? What if the Hulk was a Duke? These are the questions photographer Sacha Goldberger asked himself when he created this playful new series <i>Super Flemish</i>. Some of our favorite pop culture characters like Darth Vader and Snow White got …

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