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10 Quick Productivity Hacks To Make Life At Work Better

It can be extremely difficult to maintain creative momentum at the office. That’s why these tips are so simple to implement–but pay off big time.<p>Things are going pretty well in the office.<p>You’ve hit a good groove and the work is getting done. The workplace environment is even, amazingly, fun. …

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Charles Bukowski Reads His “Friendly Advice to a Lot of Young Men” and Shares His Advice on Creativity

<b>Charles Bukowski</b> (August 16, 1920–March 9, 1994) remains a poet exquisitely emblematic of the inherent contradictions of the human spirit — a man of unabashed profanity and self-conscious sensitivity, of tragic cynicism and heartening insight on the meaning of life and the spirit of writing. It is …

Marina Abramovic Wants You to Stop Multitasking

The average attention span, which began eroding at a breakneck pace when the Internet arrived, shrunk to seconds with the widespread adoption of smartphones. It’s a problem that Marina Abramovic is hoping to curb.<p>Concentration is the key to the celebrated performance artist’s projects, most of …

More Singaporean women finding love with men from China

Singaporean Airene Tan finds men from China somewhat self-centred and ambitious, which she attributes to the country's one- child policy and highly …

When Power Goes To Your Head, It May Shut Out Your Heart

Even the smallest dose of power can change a person. You've probably seen it. Someone gets a promotion or a bit of fame and then, suddenly, they're a little less friendly to the people beneath them.<p>So here's a question that may seem too simple: Why?<p>If you ask a psychologist, he or she may tell you …

3 Gifts Of Strong, Effective Leaders

<i>“You don’t manage people, you manage things. You lead people.”<br>—</i>Rear Admiral Grace Murray Hopper<p>We all admire strong leaders. Their sense of purpose and focus instill us with trust and confidence. But without a team, a leader is just a single individual.<p>Yet good leadership is a <i>collaborative</i> process. …

Five Things Entrepreneurs Should Never Do

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book, “Choose Yourself!”</i> <i>(foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter) came out on June 3. Follow him on Twitter @jaltucher.</i><p>I’m breaking all the rules.<p>I’m at a silent retreat for the week. No …

China selling hollow iPhone 5C for $16 - appPicker

The iPhone 5C is probably the most leaked device of the current generation of Apple products - we've now seen almost all of the device including the …