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How successful people make their to-do lists

But it's easy to get caught up in which fancy app or system you should use for your list. Lots of (very nerdy) internet arguments center around the right approach. Should you stick to pencil and paper? An iPhone app?<p>"I'm a firm believer in David Allen's <i>Getting Things Done</i> philosophy — that 'your …

The 10,000-Hour Rule Won't Help You, But This Will

To achieve a high level of excellence, you need to do more than just show up.<p>In <i>Outliers</i>, Malcolm Gladwell introduced the world to the 10,000-hour rule. As he described it, world class talents like Bill Gates, The Beatles and chess grandmasters attained their great prowess only after 10,000 hours of …

Bill Gates

Why You Should Wake Up at 5 A.M. Every Day

Even if you're not an early riser, changing your routine could improve your productivity.<p>I used to wake up before dawn. My roommate and I would stumble down the streets of NYC at 5 in the morning and talk about anything and everything our brains could handle. (As for why we decided to wake up at …

Time Management

Salary Negotiation Tips From FBI Negotiator Chris Voss

Would you like to learn how to talk anyone into anything?<p>Whether trying to convince your boss to give you a raise, or bargaining with suppliers, partners, and investors, all of us are negotiating, every single day. But what if your negotiation skills were a matter of life and death?<p>Chris Voss is a …

The Type of Narcissist That Can Make a Good Leader

Narcissist leaders represent a conundrum for organizations. On the one hand, they can be huge assets, maintaining impressive drive and vision and enacting sweeping change through the power of their charisma. Research and experience typically show that narcissists are highly likely to ascend to …

Narcissism

6 Breads You Can Make In Your Slow Cooker

7-Minute Artisan Crock Pot Bread<p>eazypeazy meals<p>Chewy and crunchy on the outside, soft and pillowy on the inside. This delicious, bakery-style bread can be yours for just 7 minutes of hands-on work. Draping a paper towel over the dough and leaving the slow cooker lid slightly ajar prevents excess …

The Best Paleo Crock Pot Recipes Out There

Set it and forget it.<p>Just because you want to eat like a caveman doesn’t mean you have to cook like one. The Paleo diet may ask you to give up bread and cheese, but there’s no reason to not enjoy the convenience of the kitchen’s most prized appliance: the Crock Pot.<p>In fact, many Paleo-friendly …

10 Mistakes the Worst Leaders Always Make

Here's one: Get rid of your inability to actively listen.<p>The horrible leadership behaviors I'm about to expound on are not mere platitudes or hackneyed clichés.<p>They remain, unfortunately, characteristics of well-meaning people on high perches who have blind spots that keep them from growing into …

Leadership

16 Slow-Cooker Dinners That Are Whole30-Approved

If you've decided to try out Whole30—a restrictive 30-day diet that eliminates all dairy, grains, soy, legumes, added sugars, and processed foods, …

Cooking

28 Delicious Scallop Recipes

1 of 30<p>Hazelnut-crusted Scallops<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 30<p>Curry Citrus Cauliflower Soup with Seared Scallops and Crispy Shallots<p>3 of 30<p>Steak and Scallops …

Seafood

Slow-Cooker Bacon Corn Chowder

Hearty and creamy, this classic corn and potato soup gets extra oomph from our favorite ingredient -- bacon. It only takes a few minutes to pull …

How To Know If Reps Are Going On Dates Or Sales Meetings

Chris had just returned from a meeting with a potential client and shared the outcome with Pat, the CEO of the company: “We really hit it off great. Our meeting was supposed to last only twenty minutes, and we were still chatting after an hour. And… we agreed to get together again next week. Yay!” …

11 Slow-Cooker Meals You Can Prep and Freeze Ahead of Time

Crock Pot 101: Build Your Own Crock Pot Recipes

<i>This piece originally appeared on Fix.com.</i><p>Love your crock-pot but stuck in a rut with the same old recipes? It’s time to create your own. This post …

7 One-Pot Meals That Are Ridiculously Easy And Good

Because who likes doing the dishes?

Slow Cooker Beef Chili Recipe

<i>This slow cooker beef chili is easy as can be to make, satisfying beyond words to taste. All you do is dump the familiar chili ingredients in a</i> …

Why We Love Mexico

There are so many reasons to love this beautiful country, we'll never be able to list them all.<p>Mexico is so much more than the United States' …

How to Be an Exceptional Leader: Advice From a Navy SEAL

Great leaders push, pull, teach...and never set their teams up for failure.<p>If you're even a semi-regular reader of mine, by now you know I love the reality series <i>The Selection: Special Operations Experiment</i>, which airs Thursday nights at 10 p.m. EST on History. (Or you can catch up on the show's …

Leadership

Slow-Cooker Chinese Barbecue Beef

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:8 hrPrep:30 minCook:7 hr 30 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories450 calorieTotal Fat10 …

Chickpea Tikka Masala from the Slow Cooker

<b>Make the chickpeas:</b> If using dried chickpeas, place in a large bowl and pick through and discard any stones or shriveled chickpeas. Cover with 3 …

Are Chore Wars at Home Holding You Back at Work?

Jane is a marketing director at a technology firm, where she manages a small team, works late, and travels once per quarter. Her husband, Paul, runs his own landscaping business, which often requires working long hours six days a week. (I’ve changed their names and some details.) At the start of …

University of Michigan

A Harvard Business School psychologist says there are 4 common problems with New Year's resolutions

But there's a good chance that resolution could do more harm than good, said Amy Cuddy, a social psychologist at Harvard Business School and author of the book "Presence."<p>"We're really bad at setting reasonable goals," Cuddy told Business Insider in 2014. And when we don't meet an unreasonable …

10 Expert Tips To Make 2017 Your Most Productive Year Yet

A one-item to-do list, smarter ways to email, and productive procrastination: We’ve gathered the best ways to get more done this year.<p>There is no one definitive strategy to being productive, and it may take a little trial and error to find what works best for you. But if you’ve resolved to make …

Time Management

7 Psychiatrist-Backed Tips To Help You Manage Anxiety

Because this disorder can be a real pain.<p>People with anxiety disorders often face a sense of worry or dread and spend hours ruminating over worst case scenarios, which can get in the way of professional goals, personal relationships and a good quality of life. But there are ways to cope.<p>Here, …

8 Scheduling Hacks to 10X Your Productivity

Get the most out of your days with these 8 scheduling hacks.<p>Let's face it - business owners have a lot on their plates. Whether you're managing teams locally or globally, your day-to-day thoughts and activities are likely consumed by the need to accelerate the growth of your company.<p>With so much to …

Time Management

6 Lies You Must Stop Telling Yourself

We all lie to ourselves about certain things: <i>Tonight I'll turn my phone off at a decent hour. Mom really did love that scarf I gave her. The person</i> …

13 more mind-blowing psychology findings that explain the baffling choices you make every day

We could have gone on forever.<p>Below, we've rounded up <i>another</i> 13 insights into human behavior that were shared on the same Quora thread.<p>Read on to find out why mimicking someone's body language makes them like you more, why an image of eyes encourages us to behave ethically, and why we dismiss …

10 Success lessons from Brian Chesky – “Airbnb Founder and Billionaire” for entrepreneurs

Share37<p>Tweet<p>Share43<p>+11<p>Shares 81<p>Growing up, Brian Chesky never envisioned himself as an entrepreneur. Instead, the Airbnb co-founder came up with the …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence

WeWork is testing how much people will pay to live in its experimental co-living space on Wall Street

WeLive, the co-living business operated by WeWork, is raising the list price of a studio apartment in its furnished complex in Manhattan’s Financial District to $3,050 a month. The same unit was listed at $2,800 when WeLive put the building on the market in April, but no one was actually paying …

Real Estate