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How to work 40 hours in 16.7: The simple technique that gave me my life back

<i>I used to work a lot —  60, 80, or even 100 hours a week.</i><p>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge of honor…I loved telling people how “busy” I was…and how much I “had to do”.<p>Sound familiar?<p>Looking back, I realize I used my work to try and fill a …

Time Management

Stack up 1% optimizations of your environment, mind, and process to become 15x more productive

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora (@Quora): What are some little-known productivity tips from various professions?</i> <i>Answer</i> <i>by</i> <i>Justin Rosenstein</i> <i>(</i><i>@rosenstein</i><i>).</i><p>I’m a software developer, designer, and entrepreneur. I’m the co-founder of Asana, team productivity software that many great companies …

Productivity

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

Self Defense

The 3 Critical Questions That Free You Up to Stop Managing

These three questions, along with The 50% Rule, will free up your time and get you off the management treadmill.<p>In a July 2014 Inc. article I made this statement, which I've used for a long time:<p><i>The art of leadership is to know how few decisions the leader should make.</i><p>In the comments section, …

60+ Family Tradition Ideas | The Art of Manliness

Last week we published an article that discussed why and how to establish family traditions. Traditions offer numerous benefits: they strengthen your …

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Turn an Old Radio Into an MP3 Player | The Art of Manliness

I love old-time radios. They’re sturdy and good-looking. And there’s a reason for that. Back in the day appliances were considered pieces of home …

A Home Maintenance Checklist: An Incredibly Handy Tool to Keep Your House in Tip-Top Shape | The Art of Manliness

<i>Update: One of our commenters, Brandon Beeson, was kind enough to put this into a Google Doc as a checklist. Click here to access that document</i>. <i>Feel</i> …

The New Business Casual Photos | GQ

<b>The Old You</b><p>An exposed, white crewneck undershirt always looks more gym-ready than office-ready.<p>Been working out? Too bad. No one can tell when your arms are swimming in your shirtsleeves.<p>If you ain't the sheriff, you don't need the holster.<p>Baggy, pleated pants add about ten years—and fifteen pounds.<p>…

15 Tactics That Will Double Your Productivity In No Time | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to learn how to double your productivity right away? This is going to be the right place, so stay with me and learn these 15 tactics that will …

Time Management

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Assign Specific Rewards to Each Item on Your To-Do List for Motivation

To-do lists are a great way to keep track of what we need to get done, but powering through each item can be intimidating. Writer Sidin Vadukut …

Defining a Personal Strategy

We tend to hear the words "Vision", "Mission", "Strategy", and "Objectives' only in a corporate setting. Indeed, at LinkedIn, these collectively …

The 30 Second Habit with a Lifelong Impact

<i></i><p><i></i><p><i>What follows is a beautiful Essentialist practice in a gorgeous piece written by my friend Robyn Scott (one of WIRED's 50 People About to Change the</i> …

6 Insiders’ Secrets to Help You Succeed as a Real Estate Photographer

With the recovering of the residential real estate market in the United States in full swing, it’s a great time to learn what it takes be a …

Real Estate

A Primer on Nootropics: Supplements to Boost Your Brain | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mans Denton.</i><p>For all the discussion about health and fitness, the primary driver of the human organism is …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

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Cocaine

Masculine Bedroom 101 - Interior Design Tips

The average person spends about one third of their lives sleeping (or less depending on your demanding job!). Rest is important for every mans …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p><i>GQ</i>’s editors pick the freshest menswear, sneakers, watches and more worth your disposable income.<p>17 Photos3 days agoView …

Men's Fashion

The Simple Piece Of Plastic That Teaches Kids To Tie Their Shoes

As a first grade teacher, Eileen Sloan got tired of tying students’ shoes, so she invented a plastic tool to lend a helping hand.<p>As a first grade teacher, Eileen Sloan got tired of tying shoes. Though it wasn’t something she taught in her class, she expended plenty of energy helping students tie …

10 Ways to Help Your Child Build Self-Esteem

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

Self-help

Keys To Success: 6 Traits The Most Successful People Have In Common

Stanford MBA school professor Jeffrey Pfeffer looked at the research on success and power along with studying the lives of such high achievers as LBJ …

Three Incredible Lies in Mainstream Training & Nutrition | Poliquin Article

Americans are exercising more, but they are not losing weight.<p>They have access to more and better food but they are not healthier.<p>They have greater …

The GQ Guide to Suits

Style<p>25 Photos<p>Toggle Scroll<p>April 11, 2012<p>Presenting our exhaustive guide to that wardrobe cornerstone, the suit: the styles you need, the fit you want, and how to put it all together with aplomb<p>1/25<p><i>Learn to suit up properly and everything else follows.</i><p>Whether you're an office guy who needs to look …

GQ Declares Downtown LA The "Next Great American City"

Hey, guess what: <i>GQ</i>—the twelfth coolest print magazine based in New York City and the only one to name Abbot Kinney The Coolest Block in America—has declared Downtown Los Angeles either <b>The Coolest Downtown in America</b> or the Next Great American City. Those guys love saying stuff is the coolest! And …

David Gandy Attends London Collections:Men Closing Dinner

Following the GQ Style and James Long party David Gandy also attended the LC:M Closing dinner hosted by Dylan Jones and Anya Hindmarch at Hakkasan …