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These 44 Apps Will Make You More Productive

This is a selection of apps, broken up into specific categories which can all be used to increase your productivity in all areas of your life.

Inventing Freedom

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Hannan<p>British politician Daniel Hannan's Inventing Freedom is an ambitious account of the historical origin and spread of the principles that have made America great, and their role in creating a sphere of economic and political liberty that is as crucial as it is imperiled.<p>According …

Strategy: A History

• <b>Author:</b> Lawrence Freedman<p>In Strategy: A History, Sir Lawrence Freedman, one of the world's leading authorities on war and international politics, captures the vast history of strategic thinking, in a consistently engaging and insightful account of how strategy came to pervade every aspect of our …

The Future

• <b>Author:</b> Al Gore<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p>From the former vice president and #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author comes <i>An Inconvenient Truth</i> for everything—a frank and clear-eyed assessment of six critical drivers of global change in the decades to come. <br>Ours is a time of revolutionary change that has …

Opening the Door to the Wonderful World of Reading

Quick Reads is a UK-based nonprofit that has a simple -- and wonderful -- goal: to get people reading. Or as they say, <i>to start a new chapter</i>. Because reading is about more than just opening up a book and going through the words found there. Reading is about opening up a book and finding a whole new …

The Unexpected Way Philosophy Majors Are Changing The World Of Business

Dr. Damon Horowitz quit his technology job and got a Ph.D. in philosophy -- and he thinks you should too.<p>"If you are at all disposed to question what's around you, you'll start to see that there appear to be cracks in the bubble," Horowitz said in a 2011 talk at Stanford. "So about a decade ago, I …

How to Read a Book a Week

Yep, I finally did it. I read over a book a week all of the past year.<p>More than that -- I never fell behind or stopped. I was always ahead of schedule for the entire year. So now, this coming year, guess what? I'd like you to do the same. Here's how.<p>Why in God's Name You Would Want To Do This?<p>It …

Can Book Reviews Hurt Book Sales?

Have you ever gotten a string of bad reviews for a book and wondered if suddenly the world had turned a cold shoulder to your writing career?<p>A few weeks ago, we were pitched by an author who had in excess of 50 negative reviews on his Amazon book page, all of them 1-star and all of them pretty …

The death of culture: Brought to you by Amazon? | Salon.com

<b>(AP/Reed Saxon)</b><p>The death of culture: Brought to you by Amazon?<p>The New Yorker argues that Jeff Bezos is delivering publishing’s doom. But shouldn’t we really blame the consumer?<p>Andrew Leonard<p>February 10, 2014 6:52pm (UTC)<p>In this week's New Yorker, George Packer employs 12,000 words to answer a huge …

7 Forgotten But Extremely Influential Women From History

They say that behind every great man is a great woman. Well, none of these women stood behind their husbands; they stood right alongside them, and, in some cases, in front of them.<p>While researching for <i>The Traitor's Wife</i>, my novel on Benedict and Peggy Arnold and their attempt to end the American …

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The best books on Iran: start your reading here

Abdolah's autobiographical novel sees Iran's recent history through the eyes of a father and son.<p>Aga Akbar is a deaf and mute man who becomes a master carpet repairer. In a cave in nearby Saffron Mountain he is shown a 3,000-year-old cuneiform script, which he decides to use to express himself in a …

The 110 Best IFTTT Recipes

You can use "if this, then that" to automate activities across the Web. Here are some of our favorite recipes.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Understanding GTD’s 6 Horizons of Focus

5. August 2013 08:00 by Calvin Yu in Productivity // Tags: getting things done, gtd, horizons of focus // Comments<p>Critics of David Allen’s Getting …

Hearst Magazines

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Six Ways To Get Things Done When You're Not The Boss

<i>This is a guest post by Nan S. Russell, author of the book,</i> The Titleless Leader: How to Get Things Done When You’re Not in Charge <i>(Career Press, 2012). You can follow her on Twitter.</i><p>Achieving your goals in today’s workplace is about the right behaviors–not the right job titles. That’s true whether …

The Productivity Pantry: 50 Resources To Help You Get Things Done Right

Everyone has a collection of go-to productivity tools they just can't live without, but with new solutions hitting the market at an unprecedented rate, it can be more than a little difficult to determine if what you're using is what you <i>should</i> be using.<p>And so, after sifting through the quagmire of …

The Only Way to Get Important Things Done

“How can I get 7-8 hours of sleep when I’m with my kids from the moment I arrive home, and I need some time for myself before bed?”<p>“How can I find time to exercise when I have to get up early in the morning and I’m exhausted by the time I get home in the evening?”<p>“How can I possibly keep up when I …

5 Cognitive Distortions Successful People Use To Get Things Done

The five distortions are:<p><b>1. Personal Exceptionalism</b><p>… a macro sense that you are in the top of your cohort, your work is snowflake-special, or that you are destined to have experiences well outside the bounds of "normal;" not to be confused with arrogance or high self-esteem<p><b>2. Dichotomous …

Evernote — the 'Getting Things Done' Software Solution?

In <i>iView—</i>my inside, back-cover column in <i>iPhone Life</i> magazine—I discuss David Allen’s “Getting Things Done” organizational and time management scheme in the July/August 2013 issue. In the article, I briefly summarize Allen’s thinking and suggest iPhone, iPad, Mac, and PC software to best implement …

12 Ways To Get Things Done So You Don't Feel Overwhelmed

What used to be simple and scheduled and formulaic now seems cluttered and uncomfortable — and you're not sure you can get anything done right now.<p>But when you stop moving forward, you lose momentum.<p>Everything you've worked for in the last few months and years get stopped. Put on hold. Sometimes, …

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16 secrets of Google Drive

Google Drive—formerly Google Docs—has come quite a way in nearly a decade of existence. Originally launched as Writely, a startup’s clever …

A Quick Tip to Create PDFs in Your Google Drive

February, 2014<br>If you are like me and you prefer to read documents in PDF format, then Google Drive has an integrated functionality that allows you to …

Gadgets - DGiT

Google Home vs Amazon Echo – What’s the difference?<p>A.J. Hartless4 days ago<p>If you've decided to bring a smart speaker into your home, the two …

Going Paperless Quick Tip: How I Do A “Daily Review” in Evernote

I have never jumped on board the GTD bandwagon. This is entirely because of my own failings, and not any failings with the methodology of GTD. It …

The Post-American World: Release 2.0

• <b>Author:</b> Fareed Zakaria<p>“A relentlessly intelligent book.” —Joseph Joffe, New York Times Book Review<br>“This is not a book about the decline of America, but rather about the rise of everyone else.” So begins Fareed Zakaria’s blockbuster on the United States in the twenty-first century, and the trends he …

It's Official -- The Book Is Dead

You know how sometimes you notice something and realize that the universe is sending you a message: "This is the future -- the world as you know is finished."?<p>That happened to me last Saturday on a visit to Manhattan. I was walking down Third Avenue on my way to the Winter Antiques Show at the Park …

Power, Privacy, and the Internet | by The Editors | NYR Daily | The New York Review of Books

On October 30–31, 2013, <i>The New York Review of Books</i> held a conference, “Power, Privacy, and the Internet,” at Scandinavia House in New York City, …