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Refresh Your Shower in Seconds With This Cleaning Hack

Make your shower the best place in the house with this easy cleaning hack that keeps glass shower doors and tiles free of hard-water stains and …

9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life

You're reading 9 Self-Improvement Books That Will Change Your Life, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're …

Self-improvement

6 free online classes you should consider before going to business school

So you’ve been considering getting an MBA.<p>It seems like a foolproof plan, right? After all, the MBA is the degree that opens the doors to the world …

Netflix needs help. These startups want to fix it.

Reed Hastings, the CEO and cofounder of Netflix, stood on stage rattling off the list of countries like an overexcited middle school student preening …

Japan’s decluttering guru says she is on a mission to 'organise the world'

Interview: Marie Kondo, Japan’s superstar tidying guru, tells the Telegraph how Shintoism influenced her methods - and how life with a new baby has not dented her devotion to order<p>She has revolutionised underwear drawers around the world, likes to thank belongings for their service before binning …

Minimalism

A minimalist shares 17 tips for decluttering your life

That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.<p>The other day I wrote about the idea of setting rules instead of goals ... today I want to share a few ideas for rules to help you get decluttered and …

7 must-have Chrome extensions to boost your productivity

Your browser might as well be a Swiss knife due to the untapped functionality and resources that come with it. And as Google Chrome is one of the …

7 Amazing Startups Showcasing Products at CES | Inc.com

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is about to begin this week, and I'm here meeting with smaller companies before the bigger product debuts take center stage from the likes of Samsung, LG and others. As usual, I'm impressed by how small teams can innovate quickly and bring products to …

Apple Store

8 Next-Generation Organizers That Will Transform Your Home

These innovative Kickstarter projects have got us excited about the future of tidying up.<p>These innovative Kickstarter projects have got us excited about the future of tidying up.

16 brilliant quotes from Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett's right-hand man

And then he met Warren Buffett.<p>The rest is history.<p>As vice chairman of Berkshire Hathaway, Munger is Buffett's right-hand man. He has an estimated net worth of $1.19 billion.<p>Like Buffett, Munger is incredibly sharp in his wit and investing wisdom. You might even argue that his words are more blunt …

Maximize Productivity with Evernote, Trello, and Google Calendar

I feel that the quest to be productive will last my whole lifetime. Every time I think that I have it figured out and put a system in place, the …

What Investors Will Need To Know In 2016

As the annual <i>Fortune</i> Investor’s Guide went to press this week, the S&P 500 was up about 1.5% for 2015, not including dividends. Only one other time …

9 powerful habits to develop in 2016

Success is also subjective; if one chooses to live within one's means and owes no debts, he or she may consider him- or herself successful, whereas another may see success in the numbers in their bank account.<p>Regardless of the definition, when we think of successful people, what attributes …

Strikethru Makes Paper Productive by Combining GTD and Bullet Journal

If you prefer a pen and a notebook to digital to-do lists, then there’s a new productivity system on the block. Strikethru combines elements of the …

Read This Google Email About Time Management Strategy

A Google employee teaches his colleagues how to block out interruptions and set aside “make time.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I recently wrote an email to our team that posed a simple challenge in time management. The response …

5 Best Business Books

Celeb CEO pick<br>Uncontainable, by Kip Tindell<p>Illustration by Martin Laksman<p>The Container Store (TCS) has fans as avid as Apple’s (AAPL) and a workplace …

10 Videos That Will Make You Smarter for 2016 | Inc.com

As ZinePak co-founder Kim Kaupe explains, the most successful entrepreneurs tend to be supported by great mentors. Until you find one or two to work with, however, we've got you covered.<p>Our most-watched videos in 2015 feature some of the biggest names in business describing the secrets they've …

Entrepreneurship

The 15 most influential thinkers in business

You can credit Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, for example, for sowing the seeds that became Silicon Valley's obsession with "disruption." And there are INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, whose book "Blue Ocean Strategy" has sold 3.5 million copies and been …

Self-improvement

Making Yourself Indispensable

Artwork: Vincent Fournier, Space Project: MDRS #04, Mars Society, 2008, U.S.A.<p>A manager we’ll call Tom was a midlevel sales executive at a Fortune 500 company. After a dozen or so years there, he was thriving—he made his numbers, he was well liked, he got consistently positive reviews. He applied …

How People Are Actually Using the Internet of Things

In these early days of the Internet of Things (IoT), much of the focus has been on industrial applications, such as improving operations with autonomous machines, or standalone consumer products, like a Fitbit. But from our research, we’re seeing a more human-centric category of IoT activity …

Be Your Own Best Advocate

Romualdo Faura<p>Most seasoned managers know how to handle formal negotiations at work—with clients over contracts, with bosses over budgets, with employers over compensation. But what about all the opportunities for informal negotiations that arise? Do you know how to recognize and seize chances to …

7 Secrets of the Most Productive People | Inc.com

<i>What are small everyday habits that can vastly improve your life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p>Here are 7 tiny things I do every day that are absolutely crucial to my development as a person--and I can tell you from experience that when I <i>don't</i> do them, things start …

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18 Ways to Create Good Habits -- and Eliminate Bad Ones -- for Life

Forget the excuses! Building good habits lies in following a system consistently, day in and day out.<p>All of us like to mythologize successful …

Tony Robbins has taught this productivity trick to clients ranging from Bill Clinton to Serena Williams

He's sold millions of books, videos, audio recordings, and tickets to his seminars. He's personally coached everyone from former President Bill Clinton to tennis icon Serena Williams to revered hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones.<p>Although every coaching session is personalized, we asked Robbins for …

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management