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Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early

If you want to do your best work, distraction is your enemy. So wake before it rises.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>I am not a successful entrepreneur. I do not know the secret to life. I know that I love what I do …

What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Between wrangling children, walking dogs, and checking email, your early hours might be more crazed than calm. Carve out some a.m. tranquility (and productivity) with these steps.<p>Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. …

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How Insufficient Sleep Makes You Fat, Stupid, And Dead

If you need a reason to shut off your screens for a night, consider your waistline, your working life, and beyond.<p>Need a reason to #unplug? How about four: Exxon Valdex, Chernobyl, Three Mile Island, Challenger. As we continue to look into these man-made disasters, we discover they’re increasingly …

Stop Working Long Hours: 10 Simple Ways to Maximize Your Productivity | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Many of us live in a culture, where working long hours has become an expectation. We are made to believe that if we’re not working long enough, then …

5 Ways to Embrace Your Adventurous Side | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

It’s fair to say that most of us need a little more excitement in our lives. We all crave adventure and that can mean anything from dreaming about …

How To Be Prolific: Guidelines For Getting It Done From Joss Whedon

By Ari Karpel9 minute Read<p><i>Note: This article is also included in our year-end creative wisdom round-up.</i><p>Few people get things done in as consistent …