Aref Moin

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5 Ways to Have More Time for What You Really Want to Do

How you can work on your new idea even with a full-time job.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>"I'd love, to but I don't have time!"<p>This is the biggest excuse I hear when it comes to people explaining to me why they …

Time Management

Get Started On Tomorrow Tonight If You Want Any Hope of Getting Ahead

Every time you go through the day and wind up behind, you tell yourself “Tomorrow will be better.” Then you go to sleep with no idea how you’re going …

How Stress Brings You Down

A caveman out on a hunt or a soldier on the front line needs the stress response in his body to have the energy to fight; the anticipation of the life-or-death experience puts his whole body into a state of red alert. Stress enables us to meet challenges, to push ourselves through heightening our …

Find Purposeful Work With The Joy-Money-Flow Model

“Follow your passion” isn’t always the best advice, and that’s partly because it’s so limiting. Instead of looking for a single path to success, …

3 Little Moments You Need Daily For More Ease

<i>Feeling more clarity and ease in the midst of lists,</i><p>tasks and to-do's is possible!<p>Here is a quick little thing you can do daily, to help you NOT feel like the day is just taking over,<p>and sweeping you away with the current.<p>It might sound like a ridiculous idea for your busy day to proceed with …

10 Most Important Things You Should Do To Simplify Your Life

There’s a lot out there written on conflict from how to ask what you really want and how to understand what the other side really wants.<p>But what I …

Six Simple Sunday Habits To Set You Up For A Productive Week

Go easy on those summer barbecues. Heavy eating on Sunday may sink you into a food coma you’ll still be feeling on Monday.<p>It’s hard not to resent Mondays. The day marks the end of the fun and freedom of the weekend–and that’s especially true during the summer, when ordinary Saturdays and Sundays …

The Psychological Benefits of Writing Regularly

When you attempt to envision a writer, I imagine many of you see a quirky recluse, hunched over a desk in some cabin, crumpled paper strewn about as …

Creative Writing

This Is The Most Likely Reason Why You Feel Successful But Still Aren’t Happy

Most of our successes fall into one of three categories, and we can rarely have all of them at once.<p>“How can I succeed?”<p>It’s a question many of us ask ourselves and have trouble answering. Because what is success, anyway? Is it writing a book and selling a million copies? Winning awards? Or just …

Man Booker Prize

Is That Hot Dog Worth Your Next Promotion?

How you take care of yourself impacts your presence. Choose carefully.<p>It was 11:00 a.m., on a Tuesday. I jumped on a video call with a client to work on his strategy for taking his career to the next level. He was well qualified for a promotion and very hungry to make it happen.<p>I was ready to roll. …

12 Lessons You Learn Or Regret Forever

Sticking your neck out and taking charge of your career is no trivial matter. Whether that's switching careers, going back to school, or walking away from a j-o-b to start your own business, it takes a lot of guts.<p>But guts will only get you so far. Once you build up the nerve and make the leap, …

Self-improvement

The Success Key To Pressing Reset On Your Career

There comes a time in life when you may be feeling like you're stuck in your career and considering jumping into something new. Sometimes this happens when you've already clocked 15 or 20 years in a position, other times you may be just five years in and have come to realization that it's just not …

Ralph Lauren

Meditation, Mindfulness and Sleep Can Radically Impact Your Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The entrepreneurial drive that inspires us to work tirelessly in service of our vision is one of the integral components of building a great company from scratch. No game-changing organization has ever been created without diligent …

Mindfulness

The secret to productivity isn’t working faster—it’s doing things in the right order

It’s not easy getting work done in outer space. Astronauts have to rotate between dozens of complex projects vying for their attention. If they mess up, an experiment years in the making could be ruined. Worse, people could die.<p>“The time spent in space is precious and the work you do is critical,” …

Time Management

Surprisingly Simple Ways You Can Trick Your Brain Into Focusing

This research-based approach has shown improvements in brain function in as little as 12 hours.<p>What separates strategic, visionary thinkers from the rest of us? And why do we tend to worry about our ability to remember names—or where our keys are—rather than loss of cognitive memory that makes …

5 Proven Hacks to Increase Self-Control

After a long day at the office, happy hour sounds like sweet, sweet relief. But, let us know if this sounds familiar: You look at your calendar, see an 8 a.m. meeting scheduled for the next morning and think, "I'll just stop by." Then, you proceed to stay too late, and drink too much -- again. …

Self Control

How to Hack Your Brain to Become Radically More Confident and Less Fearful

<b>A guide from Harvard Psychologist and TED Talk star Amy Cuddy</b><p>We’ve all had those paralyzing moments where our palms are sweating more than a marathon …

Good Enough is Good Enough

Good Enough is Good Enough<p>High ambitions are noble and important, but there can also come a point when they become the sources of terrible trouble …

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Detechter

Fostering good habits: A step-by-step guide - Scope

I've picked up quite a few bad habits over my nearly four decades (mmmm, Diet Coke) and it usually takes quite a huge warning sign for me to make any …

How To Make Yourself Work When You Don't Want To

Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and toil late into the night, frantically trying to finish what they …

Procrastination

Top 20 Habits for Happiness, Health, Productivity, and Success

I am fascinated with the habits that affect happiness, health, productivity, and success. I read everything I can get my hands on related to these …

10 Totally Bogus Stresses You Need to Let Go Of

Let's face it: this is a stressful world! And while I can't advice you to stop opening your monthly bills or driving to work so you can avoid traffic (though believe me, I wish I could tell you to do just that!), I can say that many of our daily stresses are actually incredibly simple, incredibly …

Happiness

20 Easy Life Hacks That Will Make You Wealthy

Stop blaming failures on bad luck.<p>Many people strike it rich by just making one smart career move, investing in the right stocks or even inheriting a …

Want To Decrease Your Stress At Work? Encourage Your Coworkers

If you’re a working adult in America, you’re probably stressed. Whether you’re realizing it after a hard week or after a debilitating migraine headache, you’re not alone. In a 2014 study, it was observed that approximately 73% of workers manage a mental health condition related to stress and that …

Increase Productivity With These 5 Questions

Disciplined leaders succeed by purposefully creating a winning corporate culture where everyone feels inspired, productive and rewarded relative to …

How to Prepare Yourself for the Future of Work

<i>The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed. — </i><b>William Gibson</b><p>Work will continue to evolve. Human progress is inevitable. And …

The Quiet Crisis unfolding in Software Development – Bill Jordan – Medium

The Quiet Crisis unfolding in Software Development<p>About Me<p>I’ve been working in software development for twenty-eight years. My current position is …

5 Ways Remote Teams Can Create a Culture of Accountability — SitePoint

Every contractor or employee needs to be accountable for their responsibilities. It’s common courtesy to let everybody in your team (or boss, if you …