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The 15 best productivity apps in the world

Slack is where you communicate with your coworkers.<p><i>Slack</i><p>Think of Slack like the modern equivalent of an internet chat room that eliminates the need …

28 Ideas for Becoming 5 Times More Productive Every Week

You may be doing most things right to get the best of your week but results of your hard work may not so impressive. Maybe it’s your focus and …

13 Highly Useful Skills You Can Learn in a Minute

Everyone loves a good life hack, especially if it’s super quick to pick up.<p>While one minute may not seem like a lot of time to master a useful skill, …

Phonetic alphabet tables - Alpha Bravo Charlie

Useful for spelling words and names over the phone. I printed this page, cut out the table containing the NATO phonetic alphabet (below), and taped …

Western Union

5 Scientific Ways to Build Habits That Stick

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence then, is not an act, but a habit.”</i> Sobering words from Aristotle, and an astute reminder that success …

Procrastination

How to Be Assertive | The Art of Manliness

<i>Your boss consistently asks you at the last minute to come into work on the weekend. You say “yes” every time even though you have family plans. You</i> …

The Allegory of the Chariot | Understanding Plato, Socrates, and Thumos | The Art of Manliness

What is a man? What sort of man should I be? What does it mean to live a good life? What is the best way to live and how do I attain excellence? What …

Thumos and Why Passion Must Be a Driving Force of Your Life | The Art of Manliness

Last week we explored Plato’s allegory of the chariot, which the ancient philosopher used to explain the tripartite nature of the soul or psyche. In …

The Life of Jack London as a Case Study in the Power and Perils of Thumos — #2: Boyhood | The Art of Manliness

<i>This article is part of a series that studies the life of Jack London, and especially his display of the Ancient Greek concept of thumos.</i><p>John …