Jack Ng

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How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

How I Plan My Day Using Evernote (Tony Robbins RPM Method)

Tony Robbins

How to use Evernote's advanced search syntax

Evernote search is powerful. It may look like a simple text search field, but the advanced search syntax below gives you the ability to search your …

I Wrote a Novel Entirely in Evernote. Here’s How.

<i>Over the past few months, we’ve highlighted some of the unique ways Evernote employees use the software they build and support—from capturing</i> …

Don’t Wait Until the End to Wake Up to Your Life

<b>“Don</b><b>’</b><b>t be afraid of death; be afraid of an unlived life. You don</b><b>’</b><b>t have to live forever; you just have to live.” ~Natalie Babbitt</b><p>My friend died …

The 3 R's of Habit Change: How To Start New Habits That Actually Stick

Your life today is essentially the sum of your habits.<p>How in shape or out of shape you are? A result of your habits.<p>How happy or unhappy you are? A …

Hung Up

This One Simple Thing Can Make Your Life Much Better

Many people have written to me saying they love all the research on bettering themselves but need that first step on how to shoehorn it in to their …

8 Life-Changing Lessons From TED Talks on How to Be Happy | Inc.com

What makes us happy? Thirteen happiness experts, including psychologists, researchers, monks, and the inimitable Malcolm Gladwell, try to shed light on this surprisingly difficult question in a series of TED Talks about happiness.<p>Over and over, the same two themes emerge. First, we're usually wrong …

5 secrets to achieving your goals, backed by science

Goal setting is one of the four techniques the military used to increase Navy SEAL passing rates from 25 percent to 33 percent. Studies have also …

10 Tricks to Make Yourself an Evernote Master

Evernote is well established as the go-to app for organizing just about everything in your life. Whether it's notes for a novel or bookmarks from the …

Take Our 21-Day Program For Radical Self-Improvement

#BIBetter is a 21-day self-improvement program designed for the busy professional, featuring a few habits that will make a big difference and a bunch of tasks that most of us have been putting off for too long.<p>We recommend participating with at least one other person, so you have more fun and keep …

The Procrastinator’s Guide to Following Through | Inc.com

It's human to put things off.<p>We've all done it. You see something on your schedule you just don't want to do, either because it's unpleasant, or because it's complicated and time-consuming and you don't know where to start.<p>And you know what happens next. You procrastinate and keep putting it off, …

The New Habit Challenge: Give Your Day A Theme To Stay Focused

In 2011, Jack Dorsey ran both Twitter and Square, putting in about 16 hours of work a day. With all the tasks and details Dorsey had to manage, not to mention the countless distractions and interruptions that come with being the boss of two companies, you can imagine how difficult it would be to …

14 Simple Productivity Resolutions for 2015 | Inc.com

Maximizing productivity is a goal often discussed but rarely reached. As a result, though entrepreneurs actively strive to make the most of their time--reading books, exploring productivity hacks, testing project management tools--too often they feel they've fallen short. Meanwhile, the to-do list …

Want Your Next Week to Be Super Productive? Try These 5 Success Strategies

Get a jump on next week by putting a bow on this week, and then enjoying--really enjoying--your weekend.<p>After a long week of writing and meeting deadlines, I really look forward to my weekends--getting out of the office, tapping into my latest foodie desire, playing my beloved guitars, sleeping in …

Why 90-Day Goals Are Better Than Year-Long Ones

Trade shorter goals for year-long ones, for greater success in keeping new habits.<p>Most people who set New Year’s resolutions don’t follow through on them.<p>Annual business goals often fall by the wayside as well. Consequently, late December brings a crush of articles on why we fail, and how we might …

Have You Created Your Magic List Yet?

Okay, fess up—at some point you've had your own magic list, haven't you? I just can't believe Alice and I are the only people who've written down …

Spirituality

A 10-minute timer could revolutionize your productivity

Call me crazy, but I've always preferred sleep to caffeine. But with erratic schedules and tight deadlines, getting six or more hours of sleep per …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

Time Management

How a To-Do List Can Change the Way You View Your Day | Inc.com

I approached reporting this month’s article about how psychology impedes productivity in the way a hypochondriac might approach an article about medicine. Going in, I assumed everything that could be wrong with me, would be wrong with me. And so it was.<p>I am a structured procrastinator, who assuages …

Living Rooms

Learn how to boost your productivity quickly with GTD and Evernote

Among the many systems available for task and project management, the popular <b>GTD</b> <b>(Getting Things Done)</b> system by David Allen is my personal …

Live a Healthier Life by Making Consistency Work for You

Routines help stabilize us. Without them, our days would fall to chaos, and we wouldn't be able to manage our time and conduct our business as well.<p>It's no wonder, then, that the same logic applies to your diet and fitness routines. As the old cliché goes, consistency is key.<p>In two studies, …

Conquer With Confidence: How Belief in Yourself Will Convince Everyone Else | Inc.com

You've worked hard. You feel like you've been preparing for this your whole life. And now you're ready.<p>Except...you're not.<p>As nervousness sets in, your feet get chilly. Palms sweaty. "Am I really as ready as I thought?" you ask yourself.<p>No matter how primed you are for a specific event, it's …

Body Language

Seven Habits Of Organized People

Organized people aren’t born; they’re built. Here are the habits that you can cultivate to be just like them.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 habits to adopt to be better at your job in 2016. See the full list here.</i><p>We all know that one friend or coworker who is super-organized. The …

Time Management Secrets Anyone Can Use

If you’re reading this article instead of doing your work, chances are good that you have trouble managing your time efficiently. You’re not alone. According to a survey by Salary.com, 90% of workers waste at least a half hour each workday, not including lunch or scheduled breaks. While computers …

Time Management

10 Things Organized People Do Every Day

Being organized isn't just about going through your paper piles once in a while. It's not just about doing the spring cleaning thing once a year …

Productivity

This Presentation Trick Makes You Sound Brilliant | Inc.com

Most presentations are boring, some are tolerable, a very few are memorable. The memorable ones all share a single essential characteristic--they tell a story. But what does that really mean?<p>A few days ago, I attended a webinar that consisted of two presentations about something that I'll just call …

Public Speaking

10 Habits Successful People Give Up to Increase Their Productivity

What are you willing to do in order to reach success? It is common among people these days to be average and not stand out too much. But those who …