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The Akrasia Effect: Why We Don't Follow Through On What We Set Out to Do And What To Do About It

By the summer of 1830, Victor Hugo was facing an impossible deadline. Twelve months earlier, the famous French author had made an agreement with his publisher that he would write a new book titled, <i>The Hunchback of Notre Dame</i>.<p>Instead of writing the book, Hugo spent the next year pursuing other …

Top Success Lessons From The Best Personal Development Gurus

Are you challenged at work? Do you regret career decisions? Are you happy? If the answer to the questions leads to a negative feeling, it is time to …

Former GE CEO Jack Welch says leaders have 5 basic traits — and only 2 can be taught

For some people, the question of whether leaders are born or made is truly intellectual — fodder for a good classroom or dinner party debate.<p>But for people in front-line positions to hire, promote, and fire, the question, "Who has the right stuff to lead?" definitely has more urgency.<p>Getting the …

Top 64 Mindfulness And Inspiring Confucius Quotes

Confucius ( born on September 28, 551 BC in Qufu, died in 479 BC, in Qufu, Lu ) was a Chinese politician, teacher, editor, philosopher.<p>In Confucius …

10 Time Management Hacks We Need to Master

<b>The "1440 Rule" Could Change Your Life-See What Kevin Kruse with Forbes Has to Say</b><p>When was the last time you checked your calendar? Have you ever missed a meeting, especially an important one? Managing our time is critical to the success of our business, life, and relationships. The thing about …

9 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

Revealed: The simple ‘40-second’ secret to boost your memory

If your memory constantly lets you down, here’s a simple technique that may just be the answer to your problems (if you don’t forget it).<p>It’s known as the drawing effect and will help you remember and recall information more easily in less than 40 seconds, according to a new study.<p>While Sherlock …

5 Productivity Blogs You Should Read Every Day

Productivity blogs are common and offer precise and effective tips on lifehacks, productivity and living more effectively in life.

5 Habits To Get Over Self-Limiting Beliefs

“Iceberg beliefs”–self-limiting, below-the-surface doubts–could be major obstacles to your success. Here’s how to overcome them.<p>Sometimes the biggest thing holding you back from greater success is something you might not even be aware of.<p>They’re called “iceberg beliefs,” and they could be major …

Self-improvement

22 Science Jokes Only Smart People Will Understand

Old statisticians never die. They just get broken down by age and sex.

Six Habits of The Best Conversationalists

Becoming a good conversationalist requires having a certain set of skills in your communication toolbox.<p>Some people have the gift of gab, and can talk to anyone about anything. And some people struggle to make small talk. What separates the two isn’t knowing what to talk about; it’s polishing up …

Self-improvement

How to Start Any Healthy Habit (And Actually Make It Stick)

Chances are, you can identify at least one practice that would affect your health and/or happiness that you’re not currently engaging in. Whether …

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

12 Powerful Habits I Have Stolen From Ultra-Successful People

As you may already know I am very curious about habits, behavior psychology and how it all affects success. For over two years I have been …

You Can't Be a Great Leader Without This Basic Quality

<i>The Leadership Insider network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in business contribute answers to timely</i> …

Turn an Old iPhone Into Wall Art

If you have an old iPhone sitting around, Instructables user Purincess shows off how to build a custom frame that makes it easy to turn that iPhone …

Wall Art

14 Milestones of Parenthood

It's a wonderful journey, and no matter how old your children are, these undeniable phases of parenting will ring true.<p>Volumes have been written about children's developmental progress—when they first roll from front to back, sit, walk, utter their first words, and countless other baby benchmarks. …

Parenting

How to Divide a Bedroom Area From the Living Room in a Studio Apartment

Some may argue that a messy room is a sign of an intelligent mind, but the practical reality is that disorganized drawers damage your clothes and …

Simple And Easy: 10 Vegetables You Buy Once And Regrow Forever

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Time Management

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18 Habits Every Woman Should Have by the Time She's 30

Call your mom!<p><i>Sometimes those lists decreeing all these things we "MUST do before age 30" or "should NEVER say after age 20" get a little dizzying and arbitrary. (Which is why this parody of things you shouldn't own after age 30 is so great.) But this list below, from our friends at Cosmo? Sure,</i> …

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

Time Management

Three Mistakes to Avoid When Describing Your Current Job in an Interview

If you’re anything like me, your job is not this easy to explain. And that can make answering interview questions with hiring managers overly …

The Real Problem With Time Management Will Surprise You

If you were to Google “time management tips” you’ll come across 400,000,000 results. And a lot of those tips include things like:<p>Learn to say no.<br>• Use …

10 Mess-Free Recipes for Baked Wings

Skip the fryer.<p>Frying wings is fast, but using this traditional cooking method has its downsides. The biggest, of course, being the searing-hot, …

5 Attitudes That Define Great Leaders

I typically work with huge datasets and draw conclusions based on thousands of leaders. Recently, however, I was working with a small dataset of just 30 leaders. These leaders work for a high tech company with more than 60,000 total employees. This group of 30 were considered to be some of the …

Leadership

How you can 'Kondo' your phone to declutter your screen and your mind

But it turns out her method— which involves holding each item you own in your hands and asking if it gives you joy — could also help us declutter our electronic devices.<p>Smartphones have rid of us of a lot of clutter, such as notepads, recorders, calendars, and recipe cards.<p>But that doesn't mean …

How To Save $150 Billion: Move All App Dev And Testing To The Cloud

If you’re going to convince Oracle CEO Mark Hurd of anything, you better bring some supporting data. Here are a few data points that have convinced Hurd that 100% of enterprise development and testing of IT systems—so-called dev-test—will be done using cloud-based platforms, infrastructure, and …

Software Development