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How to Learn in 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months | Inc.com

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you're not clear on what you're doing, it's hard to be motivated. Which is why seemingly easy tasks, like sending a fax, could end up taking months. There's a lack of clarity on <i>how to</i> …

Motivation

Small Talk: Never Ask These 5 Questions | The Art of Manliness

Yesterday while making small talk with the guy working the deli counter at my neighborhood grocery store, I asked him something that made me feel …

Relationships

12 skills you can learn in a week that will impress just about anyone

Proficiency, Kaufman says, is really only 20 hours away.<p>Divided into two- or three-hour chunks, that's about a week's worth of practice. As responders to recent Quora threads have attested, that's plenty of time to learn a host of impressive skills.<p>Here are just a sample of the many you could pick …

Language Learning

What You Need to Do Right After Graduating College

Time flies when you’re figuring out how to navigate a post-recession economy. This year, there’s an entirely new generation graduating from college: …

Employment

The Lifehacker Pack for Students

GIF<p>Every year we put together a list of our Lifehacker App packs for each operating system. In the spirit of those lists we figured it was time to …

7 Daily Exercises That Boost Your Confidence Around Women

“Just be confident.”<p>This is probably the most clichéd and most confusing piece of dating advice that men the world over are bombarded with from the …

How To Train Your Brain to Push Past Perfectionism

Perfectionism isn’t hard-wired, it’s learned. Which means we can unlearn it too, with these methods.<p>The fear of failure greatly impedes performance. That’s why most successful people are less likely to be perfectionists. After all, think about all of the quick, important decisions high-level people …

Time Management

How to Exercise Your Brain for Better Thinking Skills

Not so very long ago, scientists and doctors believed that the number of neurons, cells, and pathways that were present in our brains at birth were …

Exercises to Improve Critical Thinking Skills | Synonym

To improve your critical thinking skills, learn to ask questions.<p>The concept of critical thinking refers to the ability to reason, reflect and …

Questions to Ask Your Mentor or Other Professionals In Your Industry

Making the most of your mentor’s guidance includes being prepared with questions that tap into your mentor’s experience. The same applies to …

Mentoring

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

Wake Forest University

A CEO shares 8 simple skills that will radically improve your life

We often focus only on learning skills that are directly pertinent to our job during the busy workweek.<p>Wealthy and successful people, on the other hand, know that there are some other skills outside of their job description that can also immensely improve their wealth and their life.<p>They may not …

Success

The Art of Persuasion: Dan Pink on Motivational Interviewing

It’s not quite a <b>trick</b>, but it sure <b>works:</b> Asking the <b>right questions</b>. Questions can be the <b>difference</b> between <b>stating</b> what you think someone should think …

Self-improvement

4 body language mistakes successful people never make

Besides charm and smarts, successful people have a skill that’s crucial to getting ahead and getting along: a good understanding of body language.<p>It’s not always what you say — but the subtle cues you send and pick up on that lead to a good first impression.<p>“Successful people have been taught this …

Success

15 Things To Do To Be Successful By The Time You're 30

If you want to be successful and live life on your terms by the time you’re 30, here are fifteen things you should start doing in your 20’s to make …

Summer Must Haves | Men's Health

The 15 Style Essentials Every Man Needs At the Beach<p>Add these must-haves to your wardrobe right now<p>Jonny Valiant/One Kings Lane<p>Relax like a bum on the beach—just don’t look like one. Ditch the ratty T-shirt and old swim trunks for these stylish, functional summer pieces.<p>Photograph courtesy of …

Make Your Bad Habits a Pain In Order to Build Better Ones

When one person helps someone else indulge a bad habit, we call them an enabler. But what about when you make your own bad habits easier? If you want …

Self Control

Control Your Temper Around Rude People by Finding Their "Pin"

When you’re surrounded by jerks, it’s hard to keep from turning into one yourself. To stay calm in the face of someone else’s tantrum, find their …

Self-help

The Mental Trick Pro Athletes Use for Better Portion Control

If you’re trying to develop a healthier diet, learning to manage your portions is an important step. This simple rule of thumb from a nutritionist …

Fitness

9 Secret Google Search Tricks

Google is your portal to everything out there on the World Wide Web...but also your portal to more and more of your personal stuff, from the location …

5 Ways to Be Productive Even If You Are Unemployed

A man is measured by what he does with his time. It’s quite possible to hit a rough patch in life and enter a period when you can’t find a job that …

Employment

Want To Be More Marketable? Add These 11 In-Demand Tech Skills To Your Resume

Tech skills pay more. According to a labor-market analysis by Burning Glass Technologies, 78% of well-paying “middle-skill” positions call for basic proficiency with technology.<p>But I get it: you have a full-time job, volunteering every other weekend, a puppy to train, plans with friends…you’re …

Project Management

If You Want to Make Witty Comebacks, Be a Better Listener

The best witty comebacks use someone’s words against them, but you can’t do that if you don’t hear what they’re saying. When it comes to …

The Theatre

25 Products That Will Make You Love Your Phone Even More

~Calling~ all phone addicts.

People are falling in love with a simple productivity system that just uses pen and paper

I’m one of those people who is constantly testing out new productivity apps in the hopes that <i>this</i> is the technology that will transform my life for good. Each new app promises to make me more efficient than the last.<p>But I’ve never been able to find a method that quite beats the flexibility and …

Productivity

Thank You For Arguing Is a Master Class In Modern Rhetoric

Arguments aren’t won with information; they’re resolved with rhetoric, the art of persuasion. In <i>Thank You For Arguing</i>, author Jay Heinrichs reveals …

Critical Thinking

Finding Work-Life Balance with the Four Burners Theory

One way to think about work-life balance issues is with a concept known as The Four Burners Theory. Here’s how it was first explained to me: Imagine …

11 Useful Things You Can Do with Paperclips

Paperclips are plentiful and cheap, and useful for more than just clipping paper together. This video shows you a bunch of different ways you can use …

Crafting

Beat Procrastination With “Temptation Bundling”

Whether it’s jogging or studying for a final, it’s common to motivate yourself with a reward for completing tasks you dread doing. The old …

How to Unlock Secret Settings in Windows 10

The Windows registry is a sprawling, usually impenetrable settings file covering just about every aspect of the operating system and applications …