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How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

Project Management

A brain expert says these are the 6 habits you should be doing to boost your mental health

How does this mysterious three-pound organ called the brain hold such sway over the matters of life, death, consciousness, perception, sleep, and so much more? And, does this bran we were born with achieve its optimal state, then fail, little by little, and inevitably, as each year passes?<p>Sandra …

The Brain

Design a Retirement That Excites You

When George Thorne walks into his medical practice in Austin Texas, he is greeted warmly by staff and makes friendly conversation about kids and pets. An ophthalmologist for thirty-plus years, he is quick to speak fondly of his patients, medical partners, and team. It’s clear he has loved his …

Framing

Carl Sagan on Humility, Science as a Tool of Democracy, and the Value of Uncertainty

“Science is a way to call the bluff of those who only pretend to knowledge… It can tell us when we’re being lied to. It provides a mid-course correction to our mistakes.”<p><i>“Without science, democracy is impossible,”</i> Bertrand Russell wrote in his foundational 1926 treatise on education and the good …

Why Willpower Isn’t the Key to Losing Weight | Women's Health

While a resolution to lose weight requires you to think about what you should and shouldn't be putting in your mouth, mindful eating is about accepting that you're human, concentrating on what you want to eat, and enjoying every bite, says Albers. “Mindfulness isn’t about playing tug of war with …

Startups

GTD 3.0 - my updated workflow and mindmap

I've updated my GTD workflow and mindmap to version 3.0. You can find the mindmap as an image below my workflow, and you can also download it in …

Time Management

To Cement a New Habit, Optimize for Repetition

<i>This article was originally published on riskology.co</i>.<p>"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit." -- Aristotle<p>A few days ago, I was entering the miles I ran last week into my tracking sheet (I'm a nerd like that). I looked at the total distance for the year so far …

Athletic Apparel

12 books you should read to impress your boss

Not only that, it improves your vocabulary, expands your world, and generally makes you a more educated and interesting person to be around.<p>Below, 12 entrepreneurs from YEC suggest books that they themselves have loved and passed on to their employees.<p>Read just one and you'll find yourself ahead of …

Self-improvement

A Personal Mission Statement Can Set You on a Course to Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people find themselves simply going through the motions of life without truly knowing where they’re headed. This is the main reason why so many people can’t escape mediocrity. Going through everyday chaos, meeting new demands, and …

Motivation

GTD: Before and After

GETTING THINGS DONE (hereafter GTD) has had a big impact on me. As witness, this post shows as much of the before/after GTD as I can articulate, it …

Productivity

The best iPad apps for task management

Life’s busy. We know it, and we also know that finding the right app to keep track of your to-do list is a completely subjective, highly personal …

Global Teams That Work

To succeed in the global economy today, more and more companies are relying on a geographically dispersed workforce. They build teams that offer the best functional expertise from around the world, combined with deep, local knowledge of the most promising markets. They draw on the benefits of …

Management

Four Career Tips For Your Twenties

<i>This is a guest post by the daughter of Steve Denning, Stephanie Denning, who writes about leadership issues from a Millennial perspective. The views expressed here are her own.</i><p>“How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives,” wrote Annie Dillard.<p>Every time I read this quote, I’m …

Leadership

8 tips for getting to inbox zero — and staying there

Ever since I started using Gmail in 2005, I've tried my best to abide by one rule: inbox zero.<p>For me, this doesn't mean there are always zero messages in my inbox — at the moment, I have one in my personal inbox and four in my Vox inbox. But these are all tasks I need to deal with or emails I have …

Readers’ favourite business books

<i>Our social media debate over what is the best business book to read elicited a range of reader comments. Here is a selection:</i><p><i>The Age of</i> …

Chicago Booth

35 Powerful Books for a More Productive and Organized Life

Possessing productivity and organization skills will give you an advantage in living a life of fulfillment and extraordinary achievements.<p>These …

11 Fascinating Books on Harvard Business School's Required Reading List

Looking for some great reads? Check out this list of intriguing books from Harvard Business School courses' online syllabi.

How to Be More Productive and Eliminate Time-Wasting Activities by Using the 'Eisenhower Box'

Dwight Eisenhower lived one of the most productive lives you can imagine.<p>Eisenhower was the 34th president of the United States, serving two terms from 1953 to 1961. During his time in office, he launched programs that directly led to the development of the Interstate Highway System in the United …

Time Management

Unusual App Trains Your Emotional Well Being

I have a weird hobby. I like to break and make habits.<p>Sometimes it's small, like I'll do the same exercise at the same time every day for a month and then suddenly skip it, to see how my body and mind responds to the change. The patterns make me feel in control, but then the diversion makes me feel …

Trains
Tourism

The Renewable Revolution

<b>Four Reasons Why the Transition From Fossil Fuels to a Green Energy Era Is Gaining Traction</b><p><i>Cross-posted with TomDispatch.com</i><p>Don’t hold your breath, but future historians may look back on 2015 as the year that the renewable energy ascendancy began, the moment when the world started to move …

Natural Gas

17 Linked Profile Must Haves

Somehow, doing some random surfing, I came across this great infographic from David Wallace. This really boils down what job seekers really need in …

How To Remove A LinkedIn Connection

You might run into a situation where you need to remove a first-degree LinkedIn connection from your network. You might need to prune the rosebush! Sometimes you’ll connect to someone because he or she is already connected to some of your friends and contacts on LinkedIn, and then you’ll instantly …

LinkedIn

10 apps that will make your life infinitely easier

We get by with a little help from our apps.<p>From smartphone apps that help get you places to those that remind you about morning meetings to those …

Why You Need Emotional Intelligence to Succeed | Inc.com

When the concept of emotional intelligence was introduced to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the highest IQs 70 percent of the time. This anomaly threw a massive wrench into what many people had always assumed was the …

Emotional Intelligence

15 Editorial Tools to Help You Outline, Write and Edit (Better and Faster)

Whether writing is part of your everyday routine or you're facing a major, one-time project, it's easy to feel overwhelmed. But remember: even the …