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23 Brilliant Ideas & Projects For Your Home Office

I don’t know about you, but even though my school days are long over, the onset of September still gets the butterflies in my stomach going and I …

Why Introverts Can Make Incredible Leaders

Susan Cain and Sheryl Sandberg on why there’s no contradiction between being quiet and being a great leader.<p><b>Susan Cain</b> is the author of the <i>New York</i> …

The author of 'The 4-Hour Workweek' explains the 4-word daily reminder that makes him more productive

After his 2007 productivity guide "The 4-Hour Workweek" became a bestseller, Tim Ferriss dedicated his career to studying a wide variety of experts at the top of their fields.<p>His new book, "Tools of Titans," is a collection of the best lessons he's learned from over 100 highly successful people.<p>It …

A Mindful Approach to Time Management

“How we spend our hours is how we spend our lives.”<p><b>Laura Vanderkam</b> is the bestselling author of multiple books on productivity and time management, …

How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times

I always thought "When everything seems stacked against you the only thing that you want to do is crawl and hide under the covers."<p>Life is full of twists and turns. And, sometimes those twists and turns don't lead you somewhere pleasant.<p>There were two moment in my life where this couldn't be more …

18 quick and easy daily habits that can significantly improve your life

The best approach is to start small.<p>In the Quora thread "What are some good 'mini habits' to practice each day?" readers shared the simple habits you should follow every day to become a happier, healthier, or more productive person.<p>The best part is, each one takes only a few minutes to …

18 things successful 20-somethings do in their spare time

According to experts, how you spend your downtime plays a huge part in your ability to achieve these things.<p>"If you take time to recharge and pay attention to fitness and your diet, for example, after work or on weekends, you'll set the stage for great life habits that put you at the top of your …

To Be An Effective Leader Keep A Leadership Journal

Teddy Roosevelt did it. Harry Truman did it. Want to be an outstanding leader? Keep a leadership journal. As part of my executive coaching work, one of the most effective tools I recommend that powers up the coaching process is a leadership journal. The exercise of leadership is not unlike a sport …

Immune System

An Inspiring Discussion With Simon Sinek About Learning Your 'Why'

You will never figure out "how'' until you are clear on "why."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Asking ourselves "why" is generally a reactionary response after we have done something. Why did I do that? Or, why do I continue to do something?<p>In the business world, "why" …

This Energy Whisperer's Tips Will Make You Feel Amazing—Crazy, We Know

It’s hard work to feel energised and positive all the time. Some days we just want to slump in front of Netflix and ignore our emails, which is fine …

Qigong

Leave Distress Behind, And Embrace "Eustress"

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Intention Has the Power to Change Your Life—Here's How

To begin, Patel explained the concept in layman’s terms. “Setting an intention is activating a part of your receptivity. If you were to go out in the …

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus on This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives — getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, …

9 Simple Habits to Start Now for a More Energetic Day Tomorrow

Let’s just accept the fact that most of us don’t cook healthy meals every night, hit the gym every morning or have the best sleep habits. However, there are some simple ways to start working on healthy habits that don’t require you to have the discipline of a drill sergeant. Pick and choose which …

Mayo Clinic

Why Teachers Make The Best Entrepreneurs

The best innovators, fundraisers, and problem solvers are often found at the front of a classroom.<p>These days more teachers are launching their own startups and developing products that may transform the educational landscape for good.<p>Great educators, unhappy with outdated books and off-the-shelf …

A One-Time English-Language Learner Puts Premium on Bilingual, Bicultural Education - Education Week Leaders To Learn From

Richard A. Carranza first stepped into a Tucson, Ariz., kindergarten classroom not speaking any English. By 2nd grade, the now-superintendent of the …

Education

Why Brands Must Think Like Software Companies

<i>This article was originally posted on LinkedIn</i><p><b>In this final installment in a 3-part series, we looked beyond</b> <b>our changing relationship with data to</b> …

Project Management

30-Year-Old Who Sold His Startup For $170 Million Just Wrote 1,284 Slides On How To Win Life

Clocking in at an insane 1,284 slides, the presentation includes such gems as:<p>"Important people like opening FedEx packages."<p>And:<p>"Let your inner child come out daily and silly dance."<p>Valleywag's Nitasha Tiku posted and mocked the slidedeck Wednesday and we've spotted some problems with it, too, but …

How to Become a Great Leader

Set yourself up for career success by incorporating these critical building blocks.<p>Be authentic.<p>Figure out your values and who you are, and be true to both. Trying to be who you aren't will impede your company and your career progress.<p>Dare to follow a path unique to you.<p>Take risks and be curious. …

What to pack? Gear for every situation

Okay, not <i>every</i> situation. But we've carefully pondered various scenarios travellers might encounter on the road and come up with some suggestions and tips. What's the ultimate set of accessories for a bar crawl? What should you take if you're visiting somewhere prone to four-seasons-in-a-day …

Why Solo Travel Is The Way To Go

I’m in the process of planning a holiday trip, and although a good friend of mine is coming along, once we get to our Southeast Asia destination, we plan to meet only occasionally and go our separate ways. Why? Because we each treasure the many advantages of solo travel.<p>I’ve long enjoyed journeying …

The Ultimate Cheat Sheet For Reinventing Yourself

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, is “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) . Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>Here are the rules: I’ve been at zero a few times, come back a few times, and done it …

How Modern Economics Is Built On 'The World's Dumbest Idea'

I reported earlier this month that the Financial Times published a pair of important articles asking why the goal of a firm is to maximize short-term shareholder value is still being taught in business schools.<p>“While there is growing consensus that focusing on short-term shareholder value is not …

How CEOs Stay So Productive

Even the bigwigs get tempted by the latest cat video. They just figured out how to kick the habit with some simple mind hacks and easy-to-use apps.<p><i>“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.”</i>-–Paul J. …

Street photography on your smartphone

Much has been said -- both good and bad -- about the explosive growth of mobile devices in photography. But whether you’re a staunch supporter of the …

MacGyver beauty: 11 crazy D.I.Y. ideas that work in a pinch

Whether you’re stranded on an island with nothing but your wits or simply flat broke, repurpose what’s on hand to turn any moment into a glamorous one.<p><b>Advil Liquid-Gels= zit zapper<br>DIY dilemma:</b> A pimple has reared it’s ugly head and you’ve got nothing more than the contents of the office first aid …

Professor Who Wrote The Book On Writing For Social Media Says College Students Should Be Taught How To Tweet

While this idea might not be entirely novel, it's coming from an interesting person. Lunsford is highly respected as an academic, and is also incredibly hip. She's blogged about the modern linguistic uses of the word "like." She has also taught at Standford for almost 15 years, and is in her 70s.<p>In …

Social Media

How Do People Work 80-100 Hours A Week And Not Get Burnt Out?

<i>Answer by Serendipity Bain, Finance girl in Hong Kong, on Quora,</i><p>I have worked 80 – 100 hours for the past three years and am likely to continue to work at least 70 hours or more in my next gig.<br>So in short, get your priorities straight.<p>1. Calendarize your loved ones, and make your apologies now if …