Samia Mansoor

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5 Moleskine Hacks To Boost Your Productivity

How to organize your Moleskine journal to get the most of your workday<p>I’ve being using a Moleskine notebook in my work daily basis for several years. …

70 Affirmations to Help You Stay Positive, Focused and Motivated

Shares 12K<p>Every morning, I share a positive affirmation on our Happy Black Woman Facebook page and Twitter. These are some of my favorite ones from …

This One Productivity Tip Helped Me Do a Week of Work in 3 Hours

I am not sure whether I am a morning person or a night owl. I do tend to have more mental clarity in the mornings, but since I work from home for …

Time Management

Workflow Wednesday: The “six list” for prioritizing + organizing

<i>What separates productive people from business owners that are constantly stressed? This post is part of weekly feature, Workflow Wednesdays, that</i> …

Project Management

10 Scientifically Proven Ways to Be Incredibly Happy | Inc.com

It's easy to think of happiness as a <i>result</i>, but happiness is also a <i>driver</i>.<p>One example: While I'm definitely into finding ways to improve personal productivity (whether a one-day burst, or a lifetime, or things you should <i>not</i> do every day), probably the best way to be more productive is to just be …

Happiness

10 New Books We’ll Be Reading This Year

These 10 books have something for everyone, whether you’re looking to start a new habit or break a bad one, get promoted or be inspired.<p>Yes, the Internet is pretty fantastic, but sometimes you just can’t beat a good book.<p>Whether you read during your commute, at the gym, or before bed, books can …

Penguin Random House

Use Note Links to Connect Essential Content in Evernote

<i>What will you accomplish in 2015? Throughout January, we’re sharing our favorite #EvernoteTips, shortcuts, and tricks perfect for powering</i> …

Productivity

3 Tips for Becoming a Better Professional Writer

<i>This article originally appeared on Levo.com.</i><p>Writing effectively in a professional setting is a key skill to learn early–and it requires discipline. …

Creative Writing

Authors and teenagers share the books that saved their life

From Judy Blume to My Mad Fat Diary to Catcher in the Rye, authors and teen site members share the books that saved their lives – on Blue Monday (whether or not it’s the most depressing day of the year!)<p>This list is a work in progress. Please add to it by emailing childrens.books@theguardian.com or …

Books

Tumblr: Share Photos, Learn Lots, Make Friends

Imagine a community of talented photographers who constantly inspire and encourage each other.<p>Sounds pretty awesome, huh? Good news: it’s real!<p>More …

Social Media

10 blogging apps that are more tempting than a cinnamon roll • A Subtle Revelry

There’s not much I love more than a cinnamon roll, but great blogging apps definitely hit that list! We spent Christmas break visiting with our …

Apps

50 Awesome Resources to Help You Be a Better Writer (and Content Marketer) | Inc.com

Content. Every business wants content. Every business needs content (especially those that embrace content marketing to find and engage potential customers).<p>But that means you have to create content, and that means writing it.<p>And that's where the whole issue of content suddenly gets tough.<p>And …

Infographics

10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Evernote Master

Evernote is well established as the go-to app for organizing just about everything in your life. Whether it's notes for a novel or bookmarks from the …

Apps

Using Evernote (the right way)

I believe that the best insights are made possible when they’re built from the best knowledge available. Discovering that information gets easier and …

10 Tumblr Blogs To Follow For Great Writing Tips

Few websites are friendlier to creatives than Tumblr, a place to scroll through, like, and reblog posts like there’s no tomorrow. It’s not …

Writing

33 Inspirational and Thought-Provoking Books That Will Help You Create a Life You Love in the New Year

With New Years just around the corner, now is a great time to start thinking about what New Year's resolutions we would like to make in the upcoming year. Whether our goal is to improve our health, earn more money or to find a meaningful and loving relationship, often times, the core of what is …

Spirituality

A Simple Flexible Word Count Planner for Writers and Students

Fun Fact<p>There are over 20 million googol different ways to write 50,000 words in 30 days. Don't believe me? Check this out :)<p>How often is the site …

Google Calendar

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3 ways the Hemingway app will improve your writing

Would you rather write a blog post or play a game of Hearts? Do your household budget or read a novel? Produce a report for your boss or take the dog …

Creative Writing

Ayesha Siddiqi: 'We need to stop waiting for permission to write'

In our series interviewing women who write on the web and shape its discussions, we speak to Ayesha Siddiqi, the editor in chief of the New Inquiry<p>Ayesha Siddiqi spurs conversations across the internet. Whether she’s working in her capacity as editor in chief of the New Inquiry, an online magazine, …

8 Must-Have Google Chrome Apps for Students

It’s not easy being a student. As classes, athletics, and extracurricular activities become more demanding, even the most conscientious students can …

52 Google Tips For College Students

<b>DIY Orientation</b><p>Curious about your campus? Find out the real deal with these Google tricks.<p><b>Check out your campus with Street View</b>: Get familiar with …

10 Little-Known Apps That Entrepreneurs Can’t Live Without

Everybody knows Evernote and Dropbox. Here’s a sneak peek at the next wave of productivity apps that top entrepreneurs like Tim Ferriss, Seth Godin, and Guy Kawasaki are working with daily.<p>Recently something terribly obvious–yet powerful–occurred to me: If you want to achieve things that no one …

Infographics

6 Ways You Can Use Evernote To Dominate Your Classes

During my first year in college, I discovered – among many other things – an amazing app called <b>Evernote.</b><p>It would only be slightly hyperbolic to say …

How I Organize Evernote

<i>A Peek Inside My Personal System</i>I often refer to Evernote as my digital brain. It has replaced my physical filing cabinet, allowing me to go …

Evernote

10 Gmail Plugins That Improve Email Productivity

If you’re using Gmail and overwhelmed by emails (who isn’t?) you’ll want to download these immediately.<p>Gmail is one of the most popular email services with more than 500 million users, so chances are pretty good that you’re one of them. But are you making the most of your email account? Many of us …

Apps

What Is Content Marketing? And Why You Need To Understand It!

In the course of working with brands across the business landscape, a few questions come up time and time again. What is content marketing? Why is it …

Marketing