Dusty Land

48 Flips | 4 Magazines | 2 Following | 4 Followers | @landdusty | Keep up with Dusty Land on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Dusty Land”

MOTIVATION - CHANGE YOUR LIFE

45 Life Lessons, written by a 90 year old

1. Life isn’t fair, but it’s still good.<p>2. When in doubt, just take the next small step.<p>3. Life is too short not to enjoy it.<p>4. Your job won’t take …

Happiness

25 Ways to Simplify Your Life

<i>Sometimes life can get stressful, and it's important to find ways to get through it. Wise Bread has compiled 25 tips on how to make life a little</i> …

Minimalism

To-Do Lists Video: How to Develop a Prioritized To-Do List

Prioritization Skills: Matrices, Tools, and Techniques For Prioritizing Your Time

Win-Win Negotiation: Learn how to Negotiate Effectively Without Damaging Relationships

10 Things To Do Every Workday

I’ve always been focused on performance. I’m a list person. I love the feeling of crossing things off. It makes me feel productive. Plus, consistent …

How Good Is Your Time Management?: Discover Time Management Tools That Can Help You Excel

© iStockphoto<br>robas<p>Are you keeping track of time?<p>How often do you find yourself running out of time? Weekly, daily, hourly? For many people, it seems …

Dress for Work Success: A Sample Business Casual Dress Code

Find the Proper Attire for a Business Casual Workplace<p>Share<br>• Flip<br>• Pin<br>• Share<br>• Email<p>Updated June 19, 2017<p>Are you interested in knowing what is appropriate …

Do You Really Understand What Your Business Model Is?

It may not be what you think.<p>Vivek Wadhwa, entrepreneur turned academic writes in one of his blogs:<p>“Everyone talks about business models. But I’ll bet that if you quizzed a random sample of these people, you’d find that they really don’t know what a business model is.”<p>I couldn’t agree more. In …

A New Workplace Platform for the modern era!

Take a series of fun tests to uncover your personal strengths<p>Learn how to work better with virtually anyone in your network<p>Check your culture fit …

The 10 Best Exercises for Men

Accelerate your gains and get stronger all over<p>You’ve heard the advice: Switch up your routine every four to six weeks to avoid plateaus.<p>But with so many exercises to choose from, this can easily become an exercise in frustration—unless you start with the moves below. Pepper them throughout your …

Why Getting Comfortable With Discomfort Is Crucial To Success

In an increasingly competitive, cautious and accelerated world, those who are willing to take risks, step out of their comfort zone and into the discomfort of uncertainty will be those who will reap the biggest rewards.<p>When I first left my parents’ small farm at eighteen to move to “the city” for …

Self-Promotion Is Not Crucial (Unless You Want To Get Ahead!)

Growing up on a dairy farm, with six brothers and sisters, it was drummed into me from an early age that humility is a virtue, and bragging, well… not so much. My parents, both humble to the core, told us that if we worked hard, and did a good job (at school, in athletics, or elsewhere) we’d be …

5 Tips that Doubled My Productivity Last Year

It’s Monday again.<p>The annoying alarm breaks the piece of silence you are enjoying. You keep pressing snooze and don’t want to leave your bed. As the …

Time Management

The 'Real Winners Of The World' Don't Have Work-Life Balance, They Have Work

Taking time off for family or passions "can offer a nice life," legendary GE CEO Jack Welch once told The Wall Street Journal. But he said that it lessens the chances for promotion or to reach the top of a career path.<p>Welch is not the only one who believes this.<p>Recently, Glencore Xstrata PC CEO …

How To Influence Anyone, Any Time, Anywhere: 4 Subconscious Secrets

How many times have you tried to influence, enroll, engage someone in the past 2 weeks?<p>How many times were you successful?<p>Now more than ever leaders need to be able to influence outcomes. Good intentions are rarely assumed, people are on the lookout for manipulative tactics, and even subtle …

The Most Effective Ways to Make It Right When You Screw Up

After promising your boss you would complete an important assignment on time, you realize you’re behind and it’s going to be late. You unintentionally leave a colleague out of the loop on a joint project, causing him or her to feel frustrated and a bit betrayed. On the subway, you aren’t paying …

How To Write A Memo That People Will Actually Read

I spent many late nights as an investment banker and strategy consultant early in my career. My #1 learning from that experience (besides financial modeling) was how to communicate in an effective way, particularly with senior executives. As training now for my team at my venture capital firm, I’ve …

This Excel Trick Will Make You Forget About VLOOKUP

Excel is full of outstanding functions that will save hours of time in certain situation.<p>One prominent example is VLOOKUP, which allows you to search through a database. It's an essential function that most people learn about way too late, and it's a must-know.<p>However, just because VLOOKUP is …

Coworkers Killing You? How To Stop Being Annoyed--And Start Taking Action

When you spend 40 hours a week with the same group of people, fulfilling the same set of duties, something’s bound to start getting on your nerves. Whether it’s a co-worker’s bad habit, your boss’ communication style, or just that one menial task that you have to spend an hour on each day, it’s …

15 Ways You Can Enjoy The Job You Hate

If you’re that person who has never had a less-than-ideal job, then I salute you for being the luckiest person on earth. Pretty much everyone has had …

10 Apps That Will Help You To Organize In The Smartphone Age

Staying organized requires hard work but, luckily, technology has brought make improvements on this chapter as well. Nowadays we basically have an …

Apps

Why Productive People Get Up Insanely Early

If you want to do your best work, distraction is your enemy. So wake before it rises.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>I am not a successful entrepreneur. I do not know the secret to life. I know that I love what I do …

Time I

10 Positive-Thinking Books That Might Change Your Life

Positive thinking is at once the most widely embraced and the most frequently reviled philosophy in America. As I explore in my forthcoming book, <i>One Simple Idea: How Positive Thinking Reshaped Modern Life</i> (Crown, Jan 2014), the gospel of positivity grew out of mystical and occult subcultures in …

How To Resolve Conflict Like A Pro

Conflict is inevitable whether you are running your own business or working for someone else. However, how you handle the conflict could be the difference between running a successful organization or getting run down by bad blood. I recently had the opportunity to ask an expert a few questions and …