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Why the Gettysburg Address Is Still a Great Case Study in Persuasion

Today marks the 150th anniversary of the end of the American Civil War, a war that began on April 12, 1861. It was just a month after the inauguration of President Abraham Lincoln. He had not won a majority vote – far from it. He’d only won about 40% of the popular vote, and some states didn’t even …

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …

A Second Chance to Make the Right Impression

Romualdo Faura<p>Years ago a friend of mine, Gordon, interviewed for a position at a prominent university. During his daylong visit to campus, he had lunch with a senior faculty member (let’s call him Bob) who had final say over the hire. After their food arrived, Bob said of his meal, “You know, this …

Internet Controlled Arduino (no Ethernet Shield)

Glowing 3D Printed Flowers<p>Arduino Star-Finder for Telescopes<p>Web-Connected SMART LED Animation Clock With Web-based Control Panel, Time Server …

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No One Understands You, and What to Do about It

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Teach Someone to Prioritize Using Psychological Distance

You may be tempted to write off some team members as never being able to manage themselves. They may be great at execution, but the level of handholding they need about what actually has to get done is frustrating. It would be ideal if there were a way to get everyone on a work team to be thinking …

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Evernote Essentials is an amazing resource...<p>Tony Clark COO, Rainmaker Digital<p>Brett is an absolute master at explaining complex concepts in a way …

451: Be Less Reactive and More Proactive

The Definitive Guide to Overcoming Procrastination | Mark's Daily Apple

March 10, 2015<p>By Mark Sisson<p>Several years ago, I briefly discussed a few methods for overcoming procrastination, but they didn’t take. The sea change …

15 Ways to Stop Procrastinating and Get Stuff Done

So you’re feeling uninspired. You went to Instagram to look for style inspo, then Pinterest to plan your future dream home and now you’re here. We’re flattered, but we really do want you to start working on that project. If your to-do list is looking impossible or you’ve been postponing a …

Setting the Record Straight on Negotiating Your Salary

You got the job. Now you’ve just got to settle the details, in particular how much you’ll get paid. If you’re like many people this gives you a pit in your stomach and sends you straight to the Internet (or a friend or a mentor) for advice. Are you supposed to negotiate no matter what they offer? …

How to Use Reduce Procrastination: Reverse Engineering

In the real world, as in the classroom, there are often complex projects that are not as simple as a sheet of math problems that are due over the …

3 Strategies to Help You Stop Procrastinating

Luckily, Tim Pychyl, Ph.D., has a plan to make me (and you) richer, healthier, and happier in 2015. Pychyl is an associate professor of psychology at Carleton University in Ottawa and the author of <i>Solving the Procrastination Puzzle</i>. Reams of research, he tells me, have determined that we're …

Modern Techniques For Avoiding Procrastination - Intelligent Head Quarters

Modern Techniques For Avoiding Procrastination<p>There are various techniques for avoiding procrastination. Here are my favorite techniques:<p>• Taking The …

For Your Future Self’s Sake, Don’t Procrastinate

Last month, we explored the weird concept of our future selves and our brains’ inability to recognize them as us. According to research led by Hal …

Time Management

The Increasingly Popular Technique Helping Businesses Beat Procrastination | Inc.com

Procrastination can become a problem, especially in small businesses that are striving to grow. Whether a small business owner is building something with his own team or outsourcing it to a capable team of contractors, it can be easy for project deadlines to be missed month after month after …

Project Management

The Science of Procrastination and How to Manage It, Animated

From AsapSCIENCE — who have previously brought us the scientific cure for hangovers, the neurobiology of orgasms, and how music enchants the brain — comes this illustrated explication of the science of procrastination and how to manage it, a fine addition to these five perspectives on …

Stop Trying to Manage Time and Try Managing Yourself | Inc.com

Anyone who tells you that managing your time is the key to success is lying to you. We cannot manage time. It keeps flowing on and on at a steady rate, and there's nothing you or I can do about it.<p>Don't try to manage time. Manage yourself so that you're being more effective and helping your team to …

Time Management

Simple GTD with Evernote

I <i>finally</i> have a GTD (© DavidCo 2001) system that works. And all I’m using is Evernote.<p>I’ve seen lots of implementations of GTD on Evernote over the …

How Evernote can Help you Achieve Your Goals in 2015

<i>Figure 2: Create a Goal Detail Note for Each Goal</i><p>* Enter the actual goal as the title of your Evernote note. Include the number.<p>* Sort the Goal …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet To Becoming A Great Public Speaker

Whenever you get called to speak in public 5 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills 5 Tips to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills Read More , do …

A Formula to Stop You from Overcommitting Your Time

When I dive into time coaching clients’ schedules, I consistently discover that people misdiagnose themselves as having a “productivity” problem when, in fact, their bigger issue is an overcommitment problem. When they have committed to more external projects and personal goals and obligations than …

11 Simple Strategies to Blow Through Procrastination and Get Things Done!

<i>"I know I need to do X, but I just can't seem to get myself to do it."</i><p>This was a comment that a business coaching client shared with me a short while ago.<p>It's a common problem, one that over half the business owners I know struggle with from time to time - the inability to get started on their top …

Dr. Joanne Foster: Solving the Procrastination Dilemma or Problem

An Interview with Dr. Joanne Foster: Solving the Procrastination Dilemma or Problem<p>Michael F. Shaughnessy<p>1) Joanne, first of all, tell us about your …

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Five Common Misconceptions About Productivity That Can Hold You Back

We all want to work smarter, but are we getting ahead or just spinning our wheels? You might hear someone say they work best under pressure, for …

Time Management