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The 5 biggest time-sucks at work — and how to avoid them

Since time is so precious, it's imperative to use it wisely in the office. Otherwise, you won't reach your goals.<p>But even if you know this, there are many ways to drain valuable hours from the workday, keeping you stuck in place.<p>If you succumb to these "time-sucks" on the job, you'll quickly find …

Time Management

19 apps to reinvent yourself in 2016

It’s a New Year and a new you. At least that’s the idea, tackling 2016 with sound mind, body, diet and finances. You want to be smarter, look better …

11 Tweaks to Your Morning Routine Will Make Your Entire Day More Productive

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. What they found will change the way you start your day.<p>The …

Time Management

5 Ways to Bring Your Dreams To Life in 2016

As the visionaries and believers of our society, we are the people who long to live lives where our dreams can become reality. We make choices and sacrifice certain things so we can work from where we want, doing the things we love.<p>Yes, this sometimes means long days and longer nights, but we find …

Motivation

Warren Buffett says these are the 6 most important things you should do with your money

Do you want to be smarter with your money and better at building wealth next year than you were this year? There's no one better to turn to for advice than Warren Buffett. The Oracle of Omaha has built his own personal fortune to more than $72 billion, making him the third richest person in the …

Personal Finance

7 Tips to Not Getting Distracted as a Freelancer

Whether you're working from home or going to another location like your favorite coffee shop, you're bound to run into a number of distractions. When you get distracted, that interrupts your workflow and makes it more challenging to complete a project.<p>If you follow then use seven tips though, …

The 5-Step Plan That Will Keep You Organized Throughout the Workday

These techniques will make it easier to do your job and push your career forward.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>We’re betting you could probably use a little more organization in your life. Because the more together …

Productivity

20 practical tips for understanding your mind

Meditation has helped me to form all my other habits, it's helped me to become more peaceful, more focused, less worried about discomfort, more appreciative and attentive to everything in my life. I'm far from perfect, but it has helped me come a long way.<p>Probably most importantly, it has helped me …

Meditation

5 Tips for Maintaining Work-Life Balance, From People Who've Been There

This story appears in the January 2016 issue of <i>Entrepreneur</i>. Subscribe »<p>Who couldn’t use a few more hours in the day or week? Entrepreneurs of all stripes report that one of the biggest challenges to starting a company is determining out how to harmoniously integrate their professional and personal …

Project Management

Intelligent people are more easily distracted at work, study claims

Do you have trouble concentrating at work? It’s probably because of all those amazing ideas you have running through your head<p>Finding yourself easily distracted at work may sound like a bad thing but there could be a silver lining to your daily office woes.<p>Workers who have trouble concentrating on …

How to Overcome Your Procrastination-Prone Brain

Understanding what holds you back from getting started will make you more productive.<p><i>By Jane Porter, writer for Help Scout</i><p>For most of us, there is nothing more daunting than coming face-to-face with a blank page. Sure, a tabula rasa means you can take a project in any direction, but that …

Arduino Laser Engraver Wood Design!

Hi everybody, my name is Michiel and I am going to show you how to make an awesome looking laser engraver!A couple of months ago, there was a CNC …

Portable Solar Generator

*** UPDATE to "Step 3: Solar panel & connections"I built this system because its fun, I'm a nerd and its fun. Did I mention its fun? I've been in …

Gear & Gadgets