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6 Subtle Things Highly Productive People Do Every Day

<b>Know how many days a week you're actually productive?</b><p><b>About three:</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; they consider about 17 of those hours to be unproductive (U.S.: 45 hours a week; 16 hours are considered unproductive).<p>We could all be accomplishing a lot more — but then again, none of us …

Time Management

7 Psychology Tricks To Influence People And Get Exactly What You Want

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

Ten Life Tips For Digital Nomads

Ally Basak Russell, who leads the international marketing team at oDesk, a marketplace for online work headquartered in Redwood City, Calif., compiled a list of tips that have helped her find success as a digital nomad working in locations around the world. Russell, who is currently based in …

The Museum of Extraordinary Things

A real-life atrocity that gets us to look at issues bigger than ourselves, a love story set along the Coney Island boardwalk and other tales we …

Barnes & Noble

24 Killer Websites that Make You Cleverer

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

"Productivity" Tricks for the Neurotic, Manic-Depressive, and Crazy (Like Me)

I originally wrote this post months ago, but I’ve been too self-conscious to publish it until now. This quote convinced me to put on my big girl …

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

The Question You Wish You'd Asked Yourself At Age 20

MJ Gottlieb’s book, <i>How to Ruin A Business Without Really Trying</i>, is an interesting read that will have you laughing and learning.<p>MJ is the co-founder of a business called N2ITIV (pronounced “Intuitive” – clever). He’s a consummate entrepreneur who believes in the concept of “failing up” in …

5 Weird Habits That Make People Successful And Awesome

Because if you make enough money, people call you “eccentric” instead of “crazy.”<p><i>Editor’s Note: This is one of the most-read leadership articles of 2013. Click here to see the full list.</i><p>Yes, we all need to heed our callings, follow our north stars, and not settle for jobs, but pursue careers.<p>Thing …

Shawn Achor: What You Need To Do Before Experiencing Happiness

I recently spoke to Shawn Achor, who is the author of the new book, <i>Before Happiness: The 5 Hidden Keys to Achieving Success, Spreading Happiness, and Sustaining Positive Change</i>. Shawn is the winner of over a dozen distinguished teaching awards at Harvard University, where he delivered lectures on …

Technology Will Drive Food Industry Growth, Finds KPMG Survey

Food and beverage industry executives see technology as the greatest driver of future growth, finds KPMG LLP’s 2013 Food and Beverage Industry Outlook survey. Respondents, which include 100 US-based senior executives from companies with annual revenues over $1 billion, say that social media, mobile …

57 startup lessons

There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. I …

40 Maps That Will Help You Make Sense of the World

If you’re a visual learner like myself, then you know maps, charts and infographics can really help bring data and information to life. Maps can make …

6-Pack Ab Workout by Equinox

These Tips Will Help You Escape The 9-To-5 Mindset

His first bestseller, The Four Hour Workweek, came out of his own experience of going from working long hours, seven days a week to figuring out how to run a business more efficiently.<p>But even for people not ready to take that step, Ferriss has some valuable tips for figuring how to get …

Time Management

A Master Plan for Taking Back Control of Your Life

Here’s the problem we face, every day of our lives. Nearly everything that generates enduring value requires effort, focus, and even some discomfort …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

Books

9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

Case Studies: How to Build Online Businesses That Gross $250,000+ Per Month

My specialty is modeling success. I analyze what works and ask: what <i>recipe</i> can I find that others can use?<p>In this post, we’ll dissect five successful …

How to Travel: 21 Contrarian Rules

This is a tactical post on travel from Ryan Holiday, who’s written on this blog before about the pragmatism of Stoicism and lessons learned as …

Overrated Muscle-Builders and Superior Alternatives

I've spent a lot of time in commercial gyms. After years of observing the madness that often takes place in these fitness factories, I sometimes …

Five Writing Tips that Can Double Your Salary

It is impossible to overstate how much we rely on written words to get what we want. Are you making your writing as powerful as possible?<p>By improving …

My Greatest Gains Ever: Dave Tate

Everyone's experienced that magical patch of time where they can do no wrong in the weight room. Heavy weight goes up with ease. Muscle packs on by …

Extreme Sports

Sucker Punch: Alwyn Cosgrove

When it comes to coaches who have a lot to say, we have almost an embarrassment of riches here at T Nation. In fact, the biggest challenge for us is …

Big Back, Big Chest, Real Fast

I get bored easily.<p>That's why I've spent the last few years augmenting my training toolbox. There's only so much I can say about training for bigger …

Building a Bodybuilder Chest

For some people, building a full, round chest is as simple as doing a few sets of barbell bench press. For those of us who have the pectoral genetics …

How Tall Guys Get Jacked

What's the first thing that comes to your mind when you see a tall guy in the gym?<p>Besides saying, "Damn, he's tall," you're probably thinking the guy …