João Troca

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How the Eames Lounge Chair is Made

Eamesy does it<p>This video is unfortunately peppered with MarketingSpeak--in particular you can skip the first two minutes and 30 seconds--but it does …

This Full-Body Workout From the "Kettlebell King" Will Leave You Feeling Sore and Badass

Eric Leija is known as primal.swoledier on Instagram, but around here he's known as the Kettlebell King. He's known for consistently posting kettlebell workouts that target pretty much every muscle in the body, including ones you didn't even know existed. And his emphasis on functional movement and …

Workouts

9 Ways to Get Organized Now

Lose anything lately? Perhaps it’s because your home is covered in clutter and you can’t motivate yourself to organize it. The average person spends …

Productivity

5 Scientifically Proven Ways to Have a More Productive Morning

Whether you're a morning person or a night owl, these tricks will help you get the most out of the early hours.<p>It's all too easy to go to bed with good intentions for the next morning--and then spend the morning procrastinating while you wait for your coffee to kick in. But if you're smart and …

Time Management

9 Ways To Boost Productivity Of Your Morning Routine

There is every reason to take advantage of your morning routines. Because we are always more productive after we wake up, taking advantage of the …

If You Want to Be More Successful, Learn How to Sell

Perhaps the most important subject you can study and learn is sales. Yet many of the smartest people avoid learning it, and some of the best colleges shun teaching it.<p>Why? One reason is that our society too often disparages the sales profession. <i>Death of a Salesman</i>, <i>Wall Street</i>, <i>Boiler Room</i>, <i>Glengarry</i> …

Istanbul Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Istanbul—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>Topkapı Sarayı</b><p>Palace of sultans from 15th- to 19th-century; housed thousands of imperial servants. Center of the historic district, overlooking city across Sea of Marmara, Golden …

European Travel

How to Get Things Done with Trello

My work involves prioritizing, organizing and managing tasks, information and ideas. I have tried hundreds of todo lists and project management tools …

Learn how to boost your productivity quickly with GTD and Evernote

Among the many systems available for task and project management, the popular <b>GTD</b> <b>(Getting Things Done)</b> system by David Allen is my personal …

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

Productivity

13 Email Marketing Hacks to Help Improve Your Holiday Conversion Rates

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>With the holiday season right around the corner, now is a great time to get your A-game email marketing ready. According to technology market research firm The Radicati Group, there will be 196,300,000,000 worldwide emails sent …

Marketing

Mossad’s Greatest Female Assassin: An Excerpt From ‘Sylvia Rafael’

Israel tapped her to bring down the masterminds behind the 1972 Olympic massacre. Here, an excerpt from a new book that details her path to revenge …

10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week: The Condom Of The Future, A Productive Personality Quiz, And Much More

Are you a procrastinator? If so, we’ve got you covered: Here’s what you missed this week on the Fast Company network.<p><b>1. “10 Surprising Social Media Statistics That Will Make You Rethink Your Social Strategy”</b> <i><br>Fast Company</i><br>Did you know that the fastest growing demographic on Twitter is the 55-64 year …

Why the New York Times needs to think less about products and more about relationships

Over at the Nieman Journalism Lab, media analyst Ken Doctor has a good overview of what the <i>New York Times</i> has in mind for “Paywall 2.0,” or the …

Why Taking Time Off Is Good for Your Brain

Research shows you'll do better work if you take more downtime. Keep that in mind this Thanksgiving.<p>It's Sunday evening but instead of relaxing with your family, you're sitting in front of your home computer. There are just a few emails you have to send out before the week starts, a couple of …

Productivity

10 Reasons Apple Will Hit $700 Again

U.S. stocks continue to print higher record highs. Yet one of the most widely held stocks in the world, Apple, remains 25% off of its peak value of $705 per share, reached in late 2012.<p>William Meade, my colleague at billionairesportfolio.com, has been an outspoken analyst on Apple. He has followed …