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The 'time blocking' productivity hack changed my life — here's how it works

Email, phone calls, meetings, interviews, driving, answering questions, tech support, coding, hosting webinars, and whatever else you have to accomplish during those hours that you've defined as "work."<p>Interruptions abound and productivity drops. Your day is spent playing catch-up on a million …

Time Management

An exercise scientist told us how working out for a short amount of time can produce big results

The idea is simple: You work out for a short amount of time in intense bursts that spike your heart rate, often alternating those bursts with gentler exercise that lets you catch your breath.<p>So instead of your hour long run, you might work out instead for, say, 30 minutes.<p>During the course of those …

Exercise

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

Writing Fight Scenes – What an Editor Wants to See | Fantasy-Faction

As an editor, something I’ve discovered when I’m editing books for other people is I’m making the same comments over and over again in relation to …

How to Get Good at Chess, Fast: A simple, step-by-step guide to rapid chess improvement

<i>Edit: This article on chess improvement was unexpectedly popular, reaching #2 on Hacker News and being linked to on LifeHacker. Thanks for your</i> …

Why Is Fructose Bad For You? The Bitter Truth

Dr. Robert H. Lustig is a pediatric endocrinologist, an expert on obesity in children and a very talented speaker. He's also the man who brought the …