Karla Crawley

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How to Write a Book

How to write a book.Almost every writer on the planet wants to write a book.Some have finished a manuscript and others are already published, but …

Writing

Want to Succeed? Here's Why You Need to Only Focus on 3 Things at a Time

You must consider whether something is a distraction or an opportunity.<p>Not long ago, I had dinner with a promising entrepreneur. We discussed his startup, and I offered plenty of advice.<p>I hope he chooses to follow one particular suggestion: ruthless prioritization.<p>No matter who you are, you can't …

Time Management

What’s the best podcast app for iPhone?

When it comes to listening to podcasts on iOS, there are so many great options. The Apple Podcast app comes built into every iOS device with syncing. It’s certainly a great app, but is it the best? On iOS, users have countless third-party options as well. My goal for this article is to break down …

Apps

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

Microsoft Office 2019 kills off OneNote desktop app in favor of Windows 10 version

Microsoft is planning to launch Office 2019 later this year, and the company is changing the way OneNote is bundled. The note taking app currently has a desktop version included in Office 2016, and a separate Universal Windows App for Windows 10. Microsoft is replacing the desktop version of …

STOP IT! 3 Things I STOPPED Doing in Microsoft Excel to Boost Productivity

I recently watched Bob Newhart’s <b>“Stop It”</b> skit on YouTube. Anyone who is a Bob Newhart fan may remember this, where he explains to a patient how to …

Productivity

7 things I do outside work that double my productivity

So you’ve put aside 60 minutes to do something meaningful. Now the next question is: What are you going to do?<p>4. Pick a hobby<p>Having a passion is …

Success

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Google Maps

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

What are the best foot exercises for healthy feet?

Many people experience foot or ankle pain at some point. By keeping the feet strong, a person can alleviate soreness, and improve overall health and …

You're probably spending too much time in your own head — here's how to stop

I know something about you without knowing you. I bet you spend A LOT of time in your head.<p>You know, thinking, worrying, stressing, freaking out — call it whatever you want. I call it a preoccupied mind. And with what?<p>99% of your thoughts are useless. William James put it best:<p>"A great many people …

Thich Nhat Hanh on Healing the Child Within

The cry we hear from deep in our hearts, says Thich Nhat Hanh, comes from the wounded child within. Healing this inner child’s pain is key.The post …

Mindfulness

The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

24 hidden iPhone settings you should know about

1. See notifications at a glance<p>If you're using an iPhone 6s or later, you can take advantage of the Raise to Wake feature. Once you enable it, …

Walk yourself fit: how striding out could transform your body

You walk every day without giving it a thought, but what if you could unlock a better, fitter, stronger you?<p>• Plus scroll down for step-by-step instructions<p>“Some people walk like this.” Joanna Hall, sports scientist, one-time TV fitness guru and now walking expert springs off to demonstrate a walk. …

Sports Science

15 Eating Habits That Make You Live Longer

For more than a decade, I've been working with a team of experts to study hot spots of longevity—regions we call Blue Zones, where many people live …

Nutrition

The Top Leadership Lessons of 2017 From Steve Jobs, Richard Branson, Tim Cook, and Google

Reflecting back on the stories that will move you forward on your leadership path.<p>As the year draws to a close, I thought I'd look back at the stories that stood out and most resonated with my readers, involving some of the biggest names in business. You'll find great leadership lessons here to …

The World's Most Successful People Have This One Trait In Common

Your personal beliefs may be sabotaging your success.<p>Many years ago, I was hired to coach a leader in an organization who by all accounts was successful, but he felt like he was hitting a wall in getting to the next level. What I noticed when I worked with him was that he was reading some great …

3 Lessons That Helped This Man Lose 122 Pounds, Transform His Abs, and Change His Life

He was always overweight as a kid, but by the time he hit 18, Andrea Papas weighed 320 pounds<p>Seventeen years ago, Andrea Papas knew his love for food as a kid had finally caught up to him.<p>“My eating issues were very much emotionally driven because of a very hard up bringing, with food being my …

Irish DNA map reveals history's imprint

<b>Scientists have unveiled a detailed genetic map of Ireland, revealing subtle DNA differences that may reflect historic events.</b><p>In their sample of the Irish population, the researchers identified 10 genetic groupings - clusters - that roughly mirror ancient boundaries.<p>The results also suggest the …

Genealogy

10 Natural Ways to Lower Your Cholesterol Levels

Cholesterol is made in your liver and has many important functions. For example, it helps keep the walls of your cells flexible and is needed to make …

I break down my life into 4 'task buckets' — and it's helped me be great at everything I do

Great lives often include a collection of unbelievable stories. But they are not merely a collection of unbelievable stories. A great life is forged and created in the shadows of them. As Muhammad Ali once put it, <b>"The fight is won or lost far away from witnesses</b> — behind the lines, in the gym, and …

Self-improvement

Nine simple math tricks you’ll wish you had always known

It’s not entirely your fault if you’re terrible at math — maybe you just didn’t know the tricks to make any math problem a piece of cake! Well, now …

Mathematics

The iOS 11 hidden tricks you absolutely need to learn right now

iOS 11 is officially out, which means you can install it on your iPhone and iPad right now to experience some of the things Apple has been working …

How To Change Your Beliefs To Change Your Life

Do any of these statements sound familiar?<p><i>I’m not smart enough to do what they do. I’m too old to start over. I’m too young to be able to do</i> …

How to switch from Android to iPhone

Things to know before you start<p>Chances are, you'll have to abandon many of your hardware accessories. The iPhone 7 and 7 Plus do have adapters to …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

Why You Must Reinvent Your Identity to Reinvent Your Life

“Just be yourself” is one of the worst pieces of advice you can ever give to someone who desires to change their life.<p>It’s exactly their current self …

How To Fall Asleep Instantly Following These Simple Tips

How To Fall Asleep Instantly<p>.<p>How to fall asleep instantly? Allow me to teach you. This will be a great skill to have. It will lead to better health …

Sleep

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, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

Wall Street