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22 Time-Saving Life Hacks You Need To Start Using Daily

<i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What are the best day-to-day time-saving hacks? Here is one of the best answers that’s been pulled from the</i> …

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How to Organize Your Office for Maximum Productivity | Inc.com

<i>Where</i> you work affects how you work. Working in a cluttered, messy, or distracting environment will affect your work, and probably in a negative way.<p>If you're like the average knowledge worker, you spend most of your time sitting in front of a computer screen. Even though your work revolves around …

Productivity

You're actually hurting your business with these five 'productive' habits

Entrepreneurs are expected to do everything and be everything at all times. It's part of business, especially when you're first starting out.<p>However, there are some seemingly productive habits that you may have formed that are actually killing your success in the long term. The candle that burns …

8 Steps to Launching Your Product

<i>Jason SurfrApp is the founder of IWearYourShirt and author of Creativity For Sale.</i><p>After Skyping with some college students, I wanted to share my process for launching a product or creative campaign. Whether it was launching IWearYourShirt, starting a non-profit, selling my last name, or various …

For better or worse, Twitter and Facebook are the guardians of free speech now

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock/Photodisc<p>One of the most famous free-speech cases in U.S. history, the one that allowed publishers to live …

Celebrity memorabilia market: The magical law of contagion explains high auction prices.

A broken toilet, two slices of half-eaten French toast, a pair of used boxer shorts: How much would you be willing to pay for these items? $16,027, …

Study shows 99% of organic social posts create almost no engagement

A new study that takes in data from 1.6 million organic (nonpaid) social posts from Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ has found that 99 percent of those updates create little to no engagement at all.<p>Social media optimization platform SocialFlow conducted the study between April 1 and July 31. In …

The Beginner's Guide to Facebook Ads for Small Businesses

Rewind the clock a few years and you’d frequently hear people suggesting that Facebook is a great marketing channel because it was free to have a presence. If you built a good Facebook page for your business and attracted lots of fans, you’d have a valuable platform to talk to potential and …

Ways to Make Your Content, Messages and Ideas Stick

Shares 717<p>It’s a frenzied environment in social media these days. Publishers, brands (anyone, really, who wants to share info, vent or get attention) …

Social Business

Amazon's War On The House Of Otto, Germany's $18 Billion Family

Michael Otto’s family has been as omnipresent in German postwar retail as Wal-Mart, Sears and Target have in the U.S. So what does this 70-year-old patriarch of this $18 billion clan most want to talk about? A factory in Bangladesh.<p>With gusto he describes how he and Nobel Peace Prize-winner …

Lifehacker - Do everything better

View on Kinja Deals | The Inventory<p>We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.<p>This week we have …

Living Rooms

zen habits

Yesterday we arrived home here in Davis, CA from a monthlong trip to Tokyo and Guam … and today I’ve been on a lovely spree, clearing out inboxes and …

Productivity

The New Heroes & Pioneers

Art books should have a certain allure, one that makes you want to open its cover and discover the story within. Many of the major book publishers, however, have found themselves in a rut. The same big name artists—both deceased and living—make regular appearances over and over again in the …

Writing

- LifeEdited

LifeEdited:Maui is a model for how we can innovate to live in the future. It allows a family to live a big, happy, modern, convenient off-grid life …

Beautiful Houses: Loft Conversion

This week we will show you the beautiful transformation loft conversion in Terrassa, Spain, a project by Egue & Seta. The details of the project on …

Improve the Quality of Your Email List with Social Media

One of the most profitable marketing channels online is email. The value of email marketing lies entirely in your list of customer emails, especially since 93 percent of consumers check their email and see at least one permission-based email daily.<p>Email presents an opportunity to get your content …

The future of transportation — as seen by a sci-fi author

<i>William Hertling is one of my favorite science fiction writers. If you are in the tech industry and haven’t read his books Avogadro Corp, A.I. Apocalypse, and The Last Firewall, I encourage you to go get them now on your Kindle and get after it. You’ll thank me later. In the mean time, following</i> …

11 Rules For Going After The Things You Want In Life

1. Time is the most valuable currency in life, but unfortunately there’s no way to check your account balance. Make <i>immediate</i> moves towards the things …

16 Things You Learn When You’re The Other Woman/Man

• You don’t have to be in love with someone – or even know them – to feel true, deep pain about hurting them.<p>It’s hard to know whether you are a case …

Such DFW. Very Orwell. So Doge. Wow.

Let’s talk about doge, but first let’s talk about the late great David Foster Wallace, who 13 years ago wrote a classic essay about modern English* entitled “Tense Present,” which, realistically, is better than anything I will ever write, so I should maybe just point you to it and end this post …

Jesse Willms, the Dark Lord of the Internet

How one of the most notorious alleged hustlers in the history of e-commerce made a fortune on the Web<p>If you want to get a sense of Jesse Willms at his absolute peak—the wealth, the lifestyle, the aura of swaggering invincibility—then the weekend of November 12, 2010, is where we want to begin. That …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Selling Anything

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter). Follow James on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’ve never read a book on sales. They seemed corny. Like many people, I always looked …