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4 Reasons To Love Your Work–And The People You Work With

Loving your job doesn’t mean you’re in the throes of an office romance. It’s not that your gig is easy–some of the happiest people have the hardest jobs. Rather, As HubSpot CTO Dharmesh Shah notes on LinkedIn, job-love has a slow burn of fulfillment–the kind that can be engineered in your day to …

How Delusion Makes You More Productive

The first step to getting something done is deluding yourself into thinking you can do it.<p>How do you get something massive done–like building a business or writing a book or learning how to dance–when you’re not sure if you can make it happen? A.J. Jacobs has the hack: self-delusion.<p>Jacobs, whose …

10 Quick Productivity Hacks To Make Life At Work Better

It can be extremely difficult to maintain creative momentum at the office. That’s why these tips are so simple to implement–but pay off big time.<p>Things are going pretty well in the office.<p>You’ve hit a good groove and the work is getting done. The workplace environment is even, amazingly, fun. …

Why Your Career Should Be A Grand Experiment

So much for climbing the ladder. Here’s how to build a career in a non-linear world.<p>Careers don’t move linearly, we’ve learned: They jump up with serendipitous opportunities, they ratchet up click moment by click moment.<p>A clever strategy for planning our careers, then, is to create as many of these …

Want To Be A Morning Person? Take A Few Tips From Campers

In the first episode of <i>Downton Abbe</i>y, the Countess of Grantham, played by Maggie Smith, complains about the newfangled electrical chandelier installed in her family's 1915 estate. "Oh, dear, such a glare," she says, shielding her eyes with a fan.<p>The countess may have a point.<p>Too much artificial …

8 Easy Ways Anyone Can Make Money

Whether you are a college student or a stay at home parent, thanks to the Internet, there are ways that you can make money without leaving your home. …

Book Reviews

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Kia Brings Compact Cars Into the 22nd Century

This isn’t your grandmother’s Smart car. The Kia Electric POP concept vehicle, set to be unveiled at the Paris auto show in October, brings the …

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How to better predict college success

<b>RICE / GEORGIA TECH (US) —</b> Advanced Placement exam scores and certain personality traits, along with standard admission practices, could improve …

The Curious Genius Of Amar Bose

The acoustic innovator and founder of the Bose Corporation died Friday. This is the story of how his insatiable curiosity helped launch a better future.<p><i>"Better Living Through Curiosity," by Tom Clynes, originally appeared in the December 2004 issue of</i> Popular Science_ magazine. Inventor and …

How Science Supercharges Creativity

Being artistic is no longer the single key to creativity. Now, backed by data, businesses are taking tips from computer science, psychology, and math to enhance their creative ideas.<p>When a creative idea takes root, it’s a highly empowering (Eureka!) experience.<p>And if you’re in an industry that’s …

Make Your Team More Collaborative: Just Move the Furniture

A new study reveals that your kindergarten teacher knew what she was doing when she sat you in a circle.<p>How many millions of web pages and minutes of meetings have been devoted to the question of nurturing collaboration? Many.<p>But perhaps, despite this endless chatter, spurring your team to work …

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5 Tips To Stay Productive All Day Long

You’re in a slump, huh? Join the crowd. Time to crank up that stereo, shut down your Facebook window, and then catch some Zs, to get back on track.<p>So you’re having trouble getting through the day in one productive piece.<p>Don’t worry, you’re not alone. We’ve all been there.<p>Staying productive is hard. …

Your Weekend Has 60 Hours–Here’s How To Wring The Most Out Of Them

Do your weekends fly by too fast? Craft weekends that are memorable, relaxing, and productive with these 10 tips from productivity expert Laura Vanderkam.<p>Weekends always seem to go quickly, but they’re longer than we think. There are 60 hours between that 6 p.m. Friday beer and that 6 a.m. Monday …

8 Tips for Staving Off Inbox Insanity

Can your vacation be a vacation from your inbox, too?<p><i>Finding the time to take a much-needed vacation is hard enough for founders. What can be even more challenging, though, is trying not to be connected every second you are finally on that vacation--particularly by way of your inbox.</i> <i>We asked eight</i> …

Unplug Your Weekend Or Ruin Your Life

You need energy to do your best work or be a good friend or partner. Weekends give energy. So learn how to do them well.<p>Not separating your weekend from your week can unravel your relationships, stymie your stress recovery, and ultimately ruin your productivity, research suggests.<p>We can avert these …

New theory upends view of how brain is wired

<b>COLUMBIA U. (US) —</b> The long-held view of how signals move through the cerebral cortex of the human brain may be incorrect.<p>For decades, scientists …

Binge-Drinking Impairs Brain: New Study

Binge-drinkers have to work harder to perform random tasks, says a new study.<p>Researchers from the University of Santiago de Compostela in Spain …

Binge Drinking

To deal with problems, avoid them (for a little while)

<b>U. TORONTO (CAN) —</b> The best way to manage stressful problems at work, school, and home may be to take your mind off them—temporarily.<p>Researchers …

Moving Tips That Eliminate The Stress When Changing Homes

It’s exciting to know you’ll soon be moving into a new place and you can’t wait for the day to come. But use the time you have left wisely and pack …

15 Tips For An Efficient Environment For Working From Home

When you work from home there are advantages and disadvantages. It’s great because you get to wake up later since you don’t have to go to an office …

Productivity

News is bad for you – and giving up reading it will make you happier

In the past few decades, the fortunate among us have recognised the hazards of living with an overabundance of food (obesity, diabetes) and have …

11 Things to Notice Around the Office When You Go For a Job Interview

When you visit a company for a job interview, you should be keenly observant from the time you arrive until you say your goodbyes. I spoke to career experts Amy Hoover, president of Talent Zoo, a site for marketing, advertising, and digital professionals, Dr. Katharine Brooks, director of Liberal …

Employment

6 Tips to Help You Land Your Dream Job

<i>Alexis Grant is an entrepreneurial writer and digital strategist. She blogs about careers and the new world of work at alexisgrant.com</i>.<p>The web is …

5 Ways To Be Productive When The Pressure Is On

The key is "being able to keep up the intensity even though there's no external accountability," says Sharon Melnick, a business psychologist and author of Success Under Stress. This means you need to be able to "manage your stress levels and stay motivated even when you're not," she says, because …

Time Management

To Land the Job, Do Something Different

Applying for a job is not what it used to be.<p>In this new digital world of work — where it’s more competitive than ever to land your dream position — …

10 Ways To Clean Up Your Creative Process

I’m no Martha Stewart, but I do enjoy the satisfaction that comes with spring cleaning. It is the perfect time of year to throw open the windows, clear the cobwebs, and remove the clutter in preparation for new beginnings.<p>In the advertising world, the rites of spring cleaning can also be applied to …