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How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

<i>“Find something more important than you are,”</i> philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, <i>“and dedicate your life to it.”</i> But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of …

Want To Conquer A New Skill? Do It Every Day

At the intersection of psychology and productivity lies a simple truth: To do something well, you must embrace quantity.<p>When you’re learning a new skill–whether developing dance moves or websites–quantity is way more important than quality.<p>Why? Over at Medium, entrepreneur-essayist Herbert Lui …

2:55 P.M.: When Productivity Dies

You’re not getting anything done in the afternoon. So what can you do about it?<p>You’re cross-eyed from monitor glare, comatose from lunch digestion, and you don’t even realized you just opened up Facebook: It’s 2:55 in the afternoon, the time of day when productivity dies.<p>Deconstructing the …

What Successful People Do During Lunch

Do you take your lunch break at your desk, staring blankly at your computer? You’re doing it wrong. Here are productivity-powering, energy-boosting tips for getting the most out of the midday meal.<p>Are you hunched over your desk shoveling salad again?<p>A number of surveys indicate that a leisurely …

3 Fast Ways To Tame Your Unruly Inbox

Do you need help coping with the mountain of emails waiting for you each morning? We sat down with Dharmesh Mehta, senior director of Outlook.com for some quick tips to overcome the clutter.<p>You need to be strict with your inbox.<p>According to Dharmesh Mehta, Senior Director of Outlook.com, the …

How To Complete Your Creative Masterpiece Without Quitting Your Day Job

It may not seem like you have much time, but take it from these success stories: It does exist. Here’s the lowdown on how to stop fantasizing about that passion project and start actually doing it.<p>Plenty of people fantasize about painting landscapes, writing novels, or composing songs–if only they …

How To Be More Interesting (In 10 Simple Steps)

<b>How to be interesting (in 10 stupid-simple steps):</b><p><b>1.Go exploring.</b> <br>Explore ideas, places, and opinions. The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p><b>2. Share what you discover.</b> <br>And be generous when you do. Not everybody went exploring with you. Let them live vicariously …

David Ogilvy’s Timeless Principles of Creative Management

Advertising legend <b>David Ogilvy</b> endures not only as the original Mad Man, but also as one of modern history’s most celebrated creative leaders in the communication arts. From <b>The Unpublished David Ogilvy</b> (<i>public library</i>) — the same compendium of his lectures, memos, and lists that also gave us …

A Menu of Very Small Changes to Boost Your Happiness at Work

Your happiness at work will depend mostly, of course, on how much you like your job and your co-workers. But, as Samuel Johnson observed, “It is by …

A Simple Method For Insanely Productive Meetings

This is a guest post by my friend Chad R. Allen. He spurs dynamic conversations about writing, publishing, life, and creativity at www.ChadRAllen.com.<p>…

Be Unapologetically Focused: Why Having a Great Strategy Matters

We will never have enough time or resources to solve all the problems we want to solve. To be successful, we need to focus, and that’s why great …

Good Work Habits That Nearly All Geniuses Have In Common

Good Work Habits Of Geniuses<p>A very interesting new book, Daily Rituals: How Artists Work, examines the good work habits of over 150 of the greatest …

How I Learned to [Heart] Breakfast (or at Least What to Eat for It)

As meals go, breakfast is something of a celebrity. It is one of the most studied, analyzed, parsed, discussed, and advised-about subjects of …

Op-Ed: Success Is Having the Balls to Trust Yourself

As a commercial designer, a number of things excite me creatively and motivate me to make great work: the opportunity to create for an audience, the …

Invest in Yourself at the Low End and High End

Suppose you categorize your <i>existing</i> skills and knowledge into three buckets: low, medium, and high. There are things you have no expertise in or …

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Set Aside 5% of Your Time For Your “Slow-Cooked” Ideas

The secret behind many of the greatest dishes is patience and pacing. When you cook something slowly, at lower heat for a longer time, the flavors …

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 …

Front-Load Your Week + 3 Other Stress-Busting Time Management Strategies

We know that creativity can flourish when our minds are free to wander during unstructured time. However, a completely open calendar can lead to a …

The Next Must-Have Skill? Focus

Daniel Willingham, a professor at the University of Virginia, argues that an ability to tune out the noise and focus deeply is the most important …

Morsi supporters prepare for confrontation with Egyptian authorities

US Secretary of State John Kerry says military was "restoring democracy" when it ousted former president Morsi.<p>><br>• ><p>Pro-Morsi protesters 370. (photo …