Dan Browne

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8 Steps To Push Past Your Limits When You Think You’ve Hit Them

We’re all excellent storytellers, especially when it comes to spinning a tale about why we failed. Here’s how to stop doing that.<p>Sometimes, when it comes to achievement, our biggest enemy is ourselves.<p>“We have an infinite capacity as human beings to tell ourselves stories, and the most important …

Self-improvement

5 Easy Morning Habits That Can Make Your Day More Productive

It's the most important part of your day that most people don't think about.<p>Do you want to be more productive? Do you want to be more motivated today? Happier? Then put some thought into the most important part of the day: the start.<p>I know it may seem obvious, but the beginning of your day is the …

Time Management

5 Ways to Stay Highly Motivated When You’re Self-Employed

Not under the garb of your boss anymore, out in the cold, bad, world, waiting to be devoured by competition can make you a little woozy in your stand …

Leaders Name Their Top 6 Time Wasters

There are different types of work that leaders can do. There’s work for which we feel passion and that propels us towards our big goals. There’s work that we don’t love doing but that still needs to get done. And then there’s what I call Red Light work; activities that bring no value and that are a …

Time Management

One Motivational Technique Really Works (And It's Easy!)

A massive new study has pinpointed the most effective motivational technique for improving performance—and it’s incredibly easy. Simply using …

1 Science-Based Technique That Will Improve Every Email You Write

A book author and highly respected consultant offers a way to make your emails more appealing.<p>I've been making a mistake in how I've composed emails, and the solution to the problem is ground-breaking to say the least.<p>Brain science has started intersecting with our everyday lives, helping us …

Behavioral Sciences

9 Things the Most Influential and Persuasive People Do, Backed by Science

Some people are naturally persuasive. The rest of us have to learn to be more so. Here's how.<p>Think about all the extremely successful people you know. I guarantee they're incredibly good at selling themselves, selling their ideas--in short, they're incredibly good at persuading other people.<p>Maybe …

Self-improvement

8 Insanely Simple Productivity Hacks

Follow these secret tips for a more productive workday.<p>You earnestly set goals and try to meet them each day. But something always seems to get in the way and upset your progress. I know because it happens to me too.<p>It could be your colleague's weekend recap that throws off your Monday morning, or …

Time Management

Pensions may be cut to 'virtually nothing' for 407,000 people

One of the biggest private pension funds in the country is almost out of money, and fresh out of options.<p>The Central States Pension Fund has no new plan to avoid insolvency, fund director Thomas Nyhan said this week. Without government funding, the fund will run out of money in 10 years, he said.<p>At …

Retirement

Two-Thirds of U.S. Would Struggle to Cover $1,000 Crisis: Poll

Two-thirds of Americans would have difficulty coming up with the money to cover a $1,000 emergency, according to a poll released Thursday, a signal that despite years of recovery from the Great Recession, Americans' financial conditions remains precarious as ever.<p>These financial difficulties span …

New Jersey

Google exec shares her best career advice for 20-somethings

Ivy Ross is the head of Project Aura, Google's secretive wearables branch, but she took an unusual path to become a tech executive.<p>Over the past two decades, Ross' career has included stints in companies ranging from Mattel to Gap Inc., and before that she was an acclaimed jewelry designer with …

9 Ways to Increase Your Productivity While Working from Home

I’m not going to lie. Working from home is incredible. Instead of sitting in traffic, rushing to an office that’s run by a less-than-desirable boss, …

Productivity

16 Bad Habits That Are Making You Less Productive

You're sabotaging yourself by checking email throughout the day.<p>Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad …

Time Management

The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …

13 Habits of Phenomenally Successful Leaders

Great culture is the extent that people are motivated and supported to do great work.<p><i>In running or managing a business, what are the most important things you can do as a leader? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with</i> …

Leadership

Are You Productive or Busy?

It’s easy to feel productive when you are really just busy. But busyness and productivity are two different things; a difference that makes a …

12 killer apps that will crash GDP below 1% by 2100

SAN LUIS OBISPO, Calif. (MarketWatch) — Yes, the rise and fall of capitalism can be seen in these 12 “killer apps.” The first six of these …

Paul Ryan

Everything You Need to Know About the Bitcoin Protocol

<i>This research is courtesy of Sander Duivestein, professional speaker and trendwatcher at VINT, the International Research Institute of Sogeti, and Patrick Savalle, founder and technical director at Mobbr crowd payments.</i><p>Bitcoin is big news again. The digital cryptocurrency is on the frontpage of …