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16 Things Successful People Do to Maximize Their Time

You have dreams, aspirations and goals. And as a savvy hacker, you know that what you do day-to-day is directly tied to your future success. So you …

Time Management

What Your Personality Type Says About Your Career Destiny (Infographic)

What does your personality type have to do with being an entrepreneur? Quite a bit, according to a recent study.<p>Truity Psychometrics, a personality test developer, surveyed more than 25,000 volunteers about their careers and personalities. Covering topics such as job satisfaction, income and …

Personality

Richard Feynman on Science vs. Religion and Why Uncertainty Is Central to Morality

“It is impossible to find an answer which someday will not be found to be wrong.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his timeless treatise on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have failed.”</i> Perhaps because, as …

Richard Feynman

Your Elevator Pitch Needs an Elevator Pitch

Ah, the elevator pitch. A favorite tool of the networking masses. A rite of passage of sorts. You’ve heard the scenario: you step into an elevator and go up one floor. The elevator doors open and in walks the client of your dreams. They start some small talk and ask, “What do you do?” and you’ve …

7 Scientific Self-Help Books That Will Transform Your Life

Use this list of Scientific Self-Help Books to separate what works from what doesn't so you can improve the quality of your life in confidence.

5 Morning Rituals To Keep You Productive All Day

But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we're only churning out high-quality work a portion of each day.<p>Here are five practical steps to incorporate into any morning routine to optimize your time at the office and …

Time Management

5 Ways You're Hydrating Wrong

It's not as straightforward as you might think.<p>Taking in enough fluids seems simple, right? Just drink more water. That will help, sure, but there are probably a few hydration mistakes you're making—without even realizing it. Fix these six missteps to make sure you're getting the H2O you</b> …

7 Brutally Honest Reasons You'll Never Be Successful

It’s frustrating isn’t it?<p>You’ve set big goals for your life. Your dreams are admirable.<p>But you’re not getting anywhere.<p>What’s the problem?<p>You’re not …

Does God Want You to Leave Your Church?

<i>Editor's Note: The following is a report on the practical applications of Brian Sanders' book,</i> Life After Church: God's Call to Disillusioned …

Self-help

The Secrets To Handling Passive-Aggressive People

Dealing with people who exhibit passive-aggressive behavior is easily one of the most challenging aspects of our social lives. Here’s what you need …

44 Productivity Hacks to Turn Procrastination Into Action

If your to-do list is like mine — longer than the Great Wall of China — you’re probably desperate for productivity tips and shortcuts to help you …

99 Sites That Every Professional Should Know About and Use

With an endless number of sites, tools, and resources out there, how do you know what’s worth your time? Well, we know just how busy you are, so we …

43 Science-Backed Health Hacks for Busy People

<b>Follow a consistent workout routine.</b> Research suggests that an early morning workout is best for establishing — and sticking to — an exercise …

The Scientific Approach to Changing Your Life

Last year, a poll indicated that only one in three Americans is reportedly "very happy." Maybe this surprises you or maybe it doesn't, but what it likely tells us is that the majority of the population is looking for a change. Whether it's their job, their relationship, their city or themselves, …

Self-help

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

By Marius Ursache,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1EivPqK<p><i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What are the best day-to-day time-saving hacks?</i> …

How To Overcome Your Own Laziness

s<p>You read productivity tips, you've used a million to-do list apps, and you promise yourself every month that you're going to start being productive, …

A Month-by-Month Strategy to Reinvent Your Personal Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As we start a new year, many of us are turning to our goals, from losing weight to reconnecting with long-lost friends. I enjoy motivational goals but appreciate an action plan to make them come to life. If building up your reputation and …

Public Relations

A New Approach to Friendship | girltalk

After church on Sunday I was chatting with a friend about friendships. Friends are a big issue for us as women. Our friends and family are often the …

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

The social science guide to picking a career you'll love

What the best scientific research tells us is that we often look for the wrong things in job searches: what we <i>think</i> will make us happy at work is very different from what will <i>actually</i> make us happy. It's little wonder, then, that over half of Americans are unhappy with their jobs.<p>So here’s a …

How to Hack Your Calendar and Create More Time in Your Day

Instead of trying to manage the time you have, maximize it.<p>Walk down the personal improvement aisle at your local bookstore and you'll find dozens and dozens of books on the subject of time management--shelf after shelf of them.<p>The authors of those books really do mean well. They're trying to help …

Three Ways to Improve More By Learning Less

What a world we live in. The information age, as it’s being called, provides us with exactly that: information. For bettor or for worse, any question …

Seven poisonous beliefs that make you unhappy

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow Jeff here.</i><p>All of us, at least once in a while, are unhappy.<p>But what if you’re unhappy much of the time? In most cases the cause is not external. How happy you feel is in large part something you can control.<p>But not if…<p>1. You believe professional …

Happiness

How To Make a DIY Emergency Kit For Your Home

The storm that hit Western North Carolina recently made me revisit my emergency preparedness pack. I put it together myself, try to do it as …

How Therapy Doesn't Make Me A Bad Christian

I always thought that my religion would be enough to sustain me through tough times. It wasn't until my stepfather died that I realized I needed more help than God could give me.<p>Growing up in a black Pentecostal church in South Jersey, I was told that Jesus was the answer for everything. God was …

Winning at IKEA: A Year of Using IKEA All Over the House

Shopping at IKEA, especially on a busy weekend, can feel like a sport, but using IKEA in your home is a true art. Some of our most popular posts this …

IKEA

Before & After: A Year of IKEA Hacks

Nothing stirs the DIY spirit like a good IKEA hack. IKEA is so accessible — anybody could stroll in there and buy a BEKVAM or two — but its …

Hacking