JPaul

22 Flips | 7 Magazines | 10 Likes | 8 Following | 3 Followers | @jpaulzachariah | I work for the YMCA. Then Blogger, Writer, NGO Consultant (Resource Mobilisation, PR & Campaigns)

Stop Thinking In Tasks And To-Dos. Start Thinking In Outcomes

We all toil under a tyranny of to-dos. Life can feel like an endless succession of tedious tasks we struggle to complete, and we may cross everything off our to-do lists, but it can still feel like we aren’t achieving what we really want. It’s why we click on every productivity hack that pops up in …

Time Management

5 Things Your Cover Letter Needs If You Want People to Read It, According to a Recruiter

Most of the time we don't even open that attachment.<p><i>Do recruiters read cover letters? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Ambra Benjamin, Tech Recruiting Manager at Facebook, on</i> …

Employment

BEST CONTENT. BEST BRANDS. MOST RECEPTIVE AUDIENCE.

Clicks Quality<p>Now more than ever, people are looking for ways to reclaim their time and attention, separate the signal from the noise and enrich their lives. We work with over 4,000 of the world’s best publishers and an editorial team that hand-curates content around the clock to produce a 100% …

Top 10 Best Website Trends of 2018

Every year, website design and user interface change slightly; 2018 is no different, with trends emerging in design, typography, and colors. To design a website that can compete with the millions of other similar websites out there, it is important to be aware of the newest styles and most popular …

Top 10

Master these 7 grammar tips if you want to sound smarter

• Poor writing can make others think you aren’t intelligent.<br>• I’m the executive editor of a magazine and know firsthand how grammar can change the …

Language

The richest American family hired terrorists to shoot machine guns at sleeping women and children

The Rockefellers took on the striking miners of Ludlow, Colorado but didn’t expect them to fight back<p>The bloody history of the American labor …

Why Good Leaders Look To Share

If you want to get, then you've got to give<p>The fastest way to accumulate things is to take, take, take. You have to fight for your share, and if you don't get it, someone else will, right?<p>Wrong.<p>This is the way bad leaders operate. They believe there isn't enough to go around, so they spend all …

How to Turn Your Brand into a Content Marketing Machine like Red Bull - Without Spending Millions

Let’s be honest. Content marketing is now so important, and so fundamental, that we might as well just call it ‘marketing’. The thing is, not all content marketing is equal. This is why big brands are spending big budgets to create killer content, and even bigger budgets on media to get that …

Marketing

Five tips for the lazy person: change your life with these little hacks.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) The New Year is approaching again and there will be talks about New Year resolutions and new goals. …

10 Words You're Probably Using Wrong -- and What to Say Instead

To save yourself some embarrassment, here are the definitions of 10 tricky word pairs.<p>Is your new co-worker antisocial or asocial? Is your spouse jealous or envious? Not sure? Don’t worry -- most of us get confused by these similar words.<p>A recent article published in the journal <i>Frontiers in</i> …

Psychology

Satya Nadella Rewrites Microsoft’s Code

Microsoft’s CEO has stopped infighting, restored morale, and created more than $250 billion in market value. All it took was focusing on what matters most.<p>Satya Nadella’s corner office, on the fifth floor of Building 34 at Microsoft’s Redmond, Washington, headquarters, features a can’t-miss 84-inch …

Satya Nadella

13 Behaviors That Make People Dislike You Immediately

Everyone’s got a story about how they thought a certain friend was mean the first time they met, but realized later that he or she is actually the …

9 Daily Habits Everyone Should Establish

What are the best habits that can change your life? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora <i>- the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>Answer <b>by</b> Anita Sanz, Psychologist, on Quora:<p>As a psychologist, I’ve given this a lot of thought, because no …

Quora

What Your Dreams Actually Mean, According to Science

If dreams were movies, they wouldn’t make a dime. They’re often banal, frequently fleeting and they’re screened for an audience of just one. As for …

13 Powerful Tips on How to Improve Yourself starting Today !

I say all of the time that if you aren’t focusing on self improvement, you are just sitting on the sidelines of life. So the question becomes, are …

Alphabet chairman Eric Schmidt: The 'real secret' to success is sleep

For instance, Alphabet executive chairman Eric Schmidt just joined the ranks of highly successful people advocating for sleep as a tried-and-true method for increased productivity.<p>While Schmidt doesn't go so far as to confess that he himself sleeps 7-9 hours every night, the amount of sleep an …

Sleep

Stop Calling It 'Coaching' When All You're Really Doing Is Scolding Your Team

Constructive criticism is perhaps the most important and least common leadership skill.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In the past three months or so a small cadre of people from disparate backgrounds complained to me that they were “coached”. Not coached mind you, but …

Sexual Harassment

How Does The Ideomotor Effect Explain the Supernatural?

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Benjamin Franklin's Daily Schedule for Productivity Was Rigorous

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Media Multitasking Is Hurting Your Productivity

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7 Steps to Developing the Habits of Success

Use this simple, proven methodology to develop the habits you want to incorporate into your personality.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The following excerpt is from the Brian Tracy’s book</i>Million Dollar Habits<i>. Buy it now from</i> Amazon | Barnes & Noble | iTunes | …

Self-improvement

How to Make Bold Decisions

You are currently on a path.<p>You are currently on a path.<p>The question is: Is the path you're on the one you want to be on?<p>Is your path moving you forward at the pace you'd like?<p>Does your path allow you the opportunities for growth and service you want?<p>Does your path cross with people you want to …