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A Life of Productivity

<b>When I graduated University with a business degree last May, I received two incredible full-time job offers, both of which I declined because I had a</b> …

The leaked New York Times innovation report is one of the key documents of this media age

It’s an astonishing look inside the cultural change still needed in the shift to digital — even in one of the world’s greatest newsrooms. Read it.<p>The value of the homepage is decreasing. “Only a third of our readers ever visit it. And those who do visit are spending less time: page views and …

How to Scale Yourself and Get More Done Than You Thought Possible

The following is a detailed write-up of a popular productivity talk delivered by Scott Hanselman. Visit his blog, hanselman.com, for more …

It's not what you read, it's what you ignore

April 9, '12 Comments [55] Posted in Productivity | Speaking<p>Sponsored By<p>I've done a number of talks on Productivity in the past. Lots of folks ask me …

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What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Sequoia - Visualizing the Customer Experience

Creating a great customer experience is the highest priority at Airbnb and something that we’ve made a big part of our culture. One thing that’s …

12 Best Menswear Shops Sydney, Australia

The sun, surf, and all round awesomeness of Sydney makes this one of the best cities on earth, but where are all the best menswear shops Sydney? …

New collection of Edward Green boots at Double Monk

New collection of Edward Green boots at Double Monk.<p>Galway in Dark Oak Antique Calf and Mink Suede.<p>This handsome boot features a double leather sole that tapers to a single sole at the waist, so it is both durable and elegant.

11 Exercises That Will Strengthen Your Attention and Concentration | The Art of Manliness

In this series on mastering your attention, we have emphasized the fact that attention is not just the ability to focus on a single task without …

Best Suit Brands - 27 Designers To Know For A Perfect Fit

8 Best Books For Stylish Men

There’s just something about a coffee table book. Whether you use it to decorate, to act as a doorstopper, or as actual reading material, a coffee …

27 Unspoken Suit Rules Every Man Should Know

You can't expect to look all dapper and gentlemanly without knowing Suiting 101.

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How to Jumpstart Your Journaling | A 31-Day Journaling Prompt Calendar | The Art of Manliness

There’s been plenty of talk on AoM recently about journaling with our articles on The Diary Habit as well as 9 habits young men should adopt. Seeing …

5 British Menswear Brands To Watch In 2014

Whether it’s dressing Bond, a monarch, or David Beckham, the British menswear circuit has done more than its fair share bringing understated, …

Nine Ways To Be A More Powerful Communicator

If the secret to real estate is “location, location, location,” then the secret to business success is “communicate, communicate, communicate.” Poor communication is so prevalent in business that these sins of omission top my list of business irritations. Why? Because poor communicators are not …

Creating The Perfect Elevator Pitch

For every entrepreneur, it represents a dream come true, but also a potential nightmare: the elevator pitch. No other situation is fraught with so much angst, yet filled with so much opportunity. Face to face with a possible customer, partner or investor, you have mere seconds to bring to life how …

Men’s High Summer Fashion Tips

Beating The Heat In Style<p>If I were the almighty God of Weather and other temperature related nonsense, I’d feel like I couldn’t win when it comes to …

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Want To Increase Your Productivity? Take Control Of Your Time

A friend of mine recently told me about a problem she was having at work. <i>“I usually think I have enough time to get things done, but something always comes up and then I’m behind schedule on projects,”</i> she said. <i>“My boss spoke to me about this, and I’m worried that if it happens again she’ll include</i> …

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30 Questions You Should And Shouldn't Ask In A Job Interview

A job interview is a two-way street. The employer asks questions to determine if the interviewee is an ideal fit for the job, and the smart candidate uses the interview to assess how she would fit in, if she would be able to do her best work there, and how well aligned her goals are with those of …

A Checklist for Personal Efficiency

At the end of the day, there are two ways to excel in business: Right strategy and personal effectiveness. Strategy is often a complex matter, and personal effectiveness is simpler, but very few do it well.<p>Yet the potential gains when you maximize how efficiently you perform can be astronomical. …

Lessons From Google's Management Style

There’s a good piece about Google‘s hiring and management policies in the New York Times. There’s two particular points that interest me. The first is what they identify as being a good manager. The second is about how little formal education seems to matter to them. Both have profound implications …

How to Separate the Winners from the Spinners

Every employer can tell stories about an applicant who sounded like an A-player at the interview but ended up a dud once at work. Good candidates prepare, of course, but rehearsed interview answers can make it hard to separate the winners from the spinners.<p>Gauging an applicant’s true colors and …

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Shoestripes laces. Available in assorted colours, flat or round

Shoestripes laces. Available in assorted colours, flat or round.

George Cleverley “Charles”

George Cleverley “Charles”.

20 Best Dress Shoe Brands For Men

Even today, you can still tell a gentleman by his shoes. Whether deliberate or not, one’s choice in leather dress shoes – Oxford, Derby, monk or …

Watch Brands - 50 Of The Best & Their Amazing Stories

No matter how far we come in technology, the mechanical movements of a timeless wristwatch will always be a fascinating work of art. An art that has …