Matt Zittle

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How to Build Life-Altering Habits Through Tiny Changes

Last year I became a morning person, learned a new language, and read five times as many books as before. Sounds like I got a lot done, right? But it …

19 Campsites You Need To Visit Before You Die

America the beautiful.

National Parks

Mini Resolutions: Small Steps Towards A Better Year

Hi guys! I’m Jessica. I write and take photos for One Simple Thing, a blog that tells my story as a mom who is learning to cook, trying to simplify, …

How to Be More Productive with Your Time

Life is hardly fair. We’re all dealt different hands, and everything from the country you’re born in to the school district you’re assigned can …

Fire-Starting Tips for Warming the Hearth

Eagle Scouts aren’t the only ones who need to know how to build a campfire. It’s a necessary art form for all those looking to explore the wild. …

Google has found that its most successful teams have 5 traits in common

Following the success of Project Oxygen, an internal study of what it takes to be a top manager at Google that started in 2008 and whose findings are still used today, the company undertook another study, this one of team dynamics.<p>A group of Google's People Operations (HR) employees spent the past …

15 American Campsites To Visit At Least Once In Your Life

Camping may not be your “thing.” It’s not for a lot of people. They prefer hotels with heated swimming pools, nice restaurants, and the comforts of …

A Pro’s Guide to Water Treatment in the Wild

Outdoor survivalists often teach the rough rule of three’s: humans can only survive three minutes without oxygen, three hours without proper shelter …

Woodford Reserve Double Double Oaked Bourbon

Woodford Reserve amped things up a couple years ago with the release of Double Oaked, and now, they've taken things even further with Double Double …

Three Bourbon Cocktails, Made By a Pro

There are some who think it’s sacrilege to mix anything with good bourbon. They’ll maybe make an exception for a few careful drops of water from an …

Achieve More By Doing Less

<b>Myth</b><b>Busyness = importance</b><br>We so often wear our busyness as a badge of honor. We see our ability to withstand mounting levels of stress as a sign of …

Time Management

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Time Management

When productivity tools get in the way of actual productivity

I recently got a new iPhone. As I was choosing apps to download, I realized I’ve gotten to the place where I really just want the basics — social …

The Condensed Guide to Running Meetings

We love to hate meetings. And with good reason — they clog up our days, making it hard to get work done in the gaps, and so many feel like a waste of time. There’s plenty of advice out there on how to stop spending so much time in meetings or make better use of the time, but does it hold up in …

Marshall Goldsmith: The Importance of Giving Positive Recognition | Inc.com

• He had high standards and people didn't always meet them.<br>• He didn't like to hand out praise indiscriminately, because this cheapened the value of praise when it was deserved.<br>• He believed that singling out individuals could weaken the team.<p>While pointing out when he shouldn't give recognition, he …

Leadership

The Complete Car Camping Checklist

Do you ever struggle with knowing what to pack for a camping trip? Are those memories of what mom and dad brought along on those family camping …

Backpacking

The differences between American, Scottish, and Japanese whiskey

Don't feel bad if you occasionally get confused about different types of whiskey, because it can be very confusing, says <i>The Whisky Cabinet</i> author Mark Bylok. That's why you need to bookmark this cheat sheet, which <b>illustrates the main differences between how whiskey is made in America, Canada,</b> …

Single Malt Whisky

11 Ways to Start a Fire

February 25, 2015 by Melanie Swick | 3 Comments<p>A fire can mean the difference between facing hypothermia or enjoying a warm night of sleep.<p>It’s easy …

Tinder

This Refined Carabiner Packs More Tools Than Tim Allen's Tool Belt

KeyBiner Carabiner Keychain Multi-Tool<p>Posted in Gear<p>How much functionality can one attach to their belt buckle? The makers of KeyBiner are gonna help …

The Ultimate Tool Kit

<b>Editor’s Note:</b>When you buy tools, you buy them for life. Our picks reflect that. Each section grows your workman’s arsenal, and the intention is that …

Woodworking

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Tested: Sea to Summit Sleeping Mat

Roughing it should never involve sacrificing sleep — a soft, supportive sleeping pad turns going to ground into camping and sleep into slumber. But …

The Top 10 Trips To Take In Your Lifetime

When caught with a case of wanderlust, we never know precisely where to turn first. Our bucket list is a mile long, full of cities, beaches and entire countries we'd absolutely love to see.<p>The good news is that a few particular places stand out among the crowd on this beautiful planet. Here are 10 …

Higher Perspective

When a person dies, many things can happen to them. I choose to believe that a deceased person has the ability to come back to Earth without taking a …

Thrice

Kanpai! The Five Best 12 Year Old Japanese Whiskies

Last week hummus and yoga were “in”, and while they’re not out yet, there’s a new top dog in Popularville: Japanese Whisky. Notice the spelling — …

Great Camping Meals & Road Trip Food Ideas

Yum<p>Share1K<p>Pin2K<p>Tweet<p>Stumble6K<p>Reddit<p>Shares 8K<p>In June of 2013, my boyfriend and I packed a camper van and hit the road around Europe. We visited many …

Coconut