Raul Mesquita De Freitas

393 Added | 3 Magazines | 393 Likes | 1 Following | 12,417 Followers | @raulmf | Alive and kicking...

How to Be More Productive with a Daily System for High Output

<i>“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex overwhelming tasks into small manageable</i> …

Productivity

6 brilliant productivity hacks from 6 brilliant entrepreneurs

Productivity hacks are shortcuts, tricks or strategies that help you get more done in the same amount of time.<p>We all know some of the basic hacks, like drinking coffee in the morning to get a caffeine boost, or planning your day the night before. But there are far more hacks and strategies worth …

Time Management

Why Boosting Your Facebook Posts Is Just Throwing Money Down the Drain

If you're going to pay for Facebook ads, make sure you do so in a smart way.<p>In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner Neil Patel explains why you shouldn't boost Facebook posts that drive traffic to your blog.<p>Why? Well, because by its very nature, the traffic you pay for probably won't come back …

Marketing

What is normalised power and what can it tell us?

What is the best way to measure how hard a ride is? Should you simply look at distance and time? Or do you delve deeper and analyse your average …

Triathlons

Bike theft in Vancouver drops 30% thanks to new app. Will other Canadian cities catch on?

Vancouver used to be the worst city in Canada to get your bike stolen. But a new anti-theft initiative for cyclists may have changed that.<p>A bike …

Bike-Sharing Upstarts Are Flooding Europe With Cheap Cycles

Until last summer, bike-sharing in Munich was an orderly undertaking: Two competing systems offered a total of 2,400 two-wheelers that riders could …

Cycling

The productive benefits of doing less to achieve more

Do like Warren Buffett: stop trying to do everything all at once and focus on few key elements<p>We look with envy at successful people. Somehow, they …

Warren Buffett

Bike thefts down 30 per cent as Project 529 reaches 22,000 registrations in Vancouver

When Gaelan Connell’s road bike was stolen, he was really upset. He felt as if he’d lost a piece of himself.<p>It was a bike he’d had for 10 years: a …

How the Low FODMAP Diet Changed My Life

The elimination diet that got my digestion — and life — back on track.<p>For as long as I can remember, I’ve had “tummy troubles.” Now, let’s be honest. Digestive distress isn’t something fun to bring up at a dinner party or on a date. If you suffer from stomach problems like me, you’ve probably spent …

Nutrition

20 Productivity Hacks That Can Magically Stretch Your Day By Hours

Being a parent is quite possibly one of the biggest responsibilities most of us would ever handle. You are suddenly responsible for shaping a complete human being, from scratch, who would go on to inhabit this planet for the next 60-80 years. In a tiny way, we are shaping the future of this planet, …

Productivity

Designing the Perfect Pre-Race Taper

Over the years I’ve seen many athletes not achieve their full potential in races because they failed to execute a proper pre-race taper. I’ve …

Triathlons

10 Cycling Books to Help You Achieve Your Biggest Training Goals

Reading a hundred online articles sometimes doesn’t provide the same benefit as reading one great book — at least that’s what I’ve found in my 10+ …

Cycling

Haute Route: Survival tips for riding the world's 'highest and toughest sportive’

Riding through the mountains for a week – whether at an amateur event like the Haute Route or just with your friends – can be a life-affirming experience, for some it may even be life-changing. There will be times, though, when you will need to dig deep into your reserves of not only physical, but …

Cycling

Which Solar Companies Manufacture the Best Solar Panels?

Opinions on panel quality differ, but one solar stock is the clear winner on value.<p>Which solar companies make the best solar panels for homes? Search …

Stocks

Chuwi LapBook 12.3 Review: $300 MacBook Air clone with a better screen

What if you could get a MacBook Air for a little over $300? That’s essentially the value proposed by Chuwi’s LapBook 12.3, with some obvious but very reasonable compromises.<p>Chuwi isn’t exactly a household name, but the company has gained some attention recently for its budget computers – low on …

Laptops

Build the Perfect Productivity System with Paper Notebooks and Digital Tools

Apps aren't everything. Despite the plethora of to-do apps and note-taking apps available, pen and paper can still be a valuable productivity tool. …

Evernote

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>There are plenty of products out there that …

Magnetism

Protein: The definitive guide to eating the nutrient correctly

As fitness and healthy living has become a priority for more and more of us, protein has been hailed as a secret weapon for building lean muscle and …

Nutrition

Microsoft’s minimal Modern mouse and keyboard are now available

Microsoft revealed its Modern Keyboard and Mouse last month. Both are styled like the company's Surface devices and the keyboard has Apple-style "chiclet" keys and a sturdy aluminum frame. It also has a fingerprint sensor tucked in between the Alt and Ctrl keys for Windows Hello biometric security. …

Microsoft

7 ways to navigate YouTube like a pro

These tips will help you make the most of YouTube's features for your next viral video binge.<p>On the surface, YouTube can be a bit boring. Sure, the videos you watch are entertaining, but the app or website itself doesn't offer much. Or does it?<p>As it turns out, there's a whole heckuva lot to …

iOS

8 tips for being productive on the iPad with iOS 10

You can do more than you think<p>In my review of the iPad Pro 10.5, I said that most people should probably wait until all the productivity improvements coming in iOS 11 are available before buying one. But you didn't wait, did you, you maniac? You went out and bought one, and are now wondering how …

iOS

Change Your Desk, Change Your Life?

The idea that orderliness breeds success reigns supreme. But what if messiness, especially a messy desk, offers its own rewards? What if we could eat …

Albert Einstein

Buying a MacBook Pro from Apple's Refurbished Mac store was the best decision I've made for getting a new computer

You'll find Apple's latest and greatest products on its main online and physical stores, but they sure are expensive.<p>What about slightly older models that you know would suit you just fine and should cost less than the new model purely because they're older? Missing from Apple's main stores are …

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

5 Simple Ways to be More Productive with Evernote on Your Phone

For some of us, smartphones have become one of the greatest threats to our productivity. For others, they are the greatest productivity tool ever …

Microsoft Outlook

Pirelli returns to road cycling with promising nanotech PZero Velo race tire range

Almost half a century out of serious bicycle racing, the premier Italian tire maker is making a return to the road bike with three new nanotechnology …

Nanotech

How to master Google Photos

Tips and tricks for getting the most from Google’s great service<p>By now, you’ve almost certainly heard how good Google Photos is. Your friends, family, and coworkers are probably using it and singing the app’s praises. It makes backing up your photo library effortless. It can identify people — even …

iOS

25 Productivity Secrets from History's Greatest Thinkers

Want to get stuff done? Try these productivity tips from some of the most influential minds in history, as compiled by Mason Curry in <i>Daily Rituals:</i> …

Microsoft's Outlook mobile apps help you edit your contacts

Believe it or not, Microsoft's Outlook app for Android and iOS hasn't let you add or edit contacts -- you've had to turn to your PC or the web for that. At last, though, common sense prevails. As of now, you can add and edit your Outlook.com and Office 365 contacts through the iOS app (Android and …

Microsoft

10 Gmail Shortcuts Everybody Ought to Know

If you're anything like me, you spend a lot of time each day clicking through your inbox. (And, admittedly, if you're anything like me you also walk …

iOS