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The No. 1 Predictor Of Career Success According To Network Science

It has been over three years since Steve Jobs died.<p>Since then, books have been written and movies have been made.<p>Each has celebrated his legacy and aimed to share the secrets he used to build the largest company in the world; things like attention to detail, attracting world-class talent and …

Burned Out? Stop Reaching For the Unreachable.

I've read a load of web articles over the past few years about how to recover from an on-the-job burnout. Nearly all of them are written by folks who …

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What Ruth Bader Ginsburg Taught Me About Being a Stay-at-Home Dad

A young lawyer puts his former boss’s ideals into practice.<p>This past summer, on the last day of my clerkship with Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, she rose from her cavernous desk and, following a hearty goodbye hug, asked me what was next. I told her that the next morning marked the start of my new …

Mission Internet Detox

Face in phone as always. I have a problem. I am addicted to the Internet.For over a decade almost every free second has been spent online. When …

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Landscape Ideas: Garden Design for a Swimming Pool Area<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Swimming Pools: 11 Best Landscape Plants for Water’s Edge<p>by Kier Holmes<p>Lost …

The Second Edition: An Excellent Narrative-Craft Book

<b>★★★★★: The Weekend Novelist</b> (Paperback) by <b>Robert J. Ray</b>, reviewed by C. J. Singh on amazon.com, copy posted on May 3, 2007 (13 of 14 people found the …

5 Morning Rituals to Keep You Productive All Day Long

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Most of us work long hours: 40, 50 or even 60 hours each week. But chances are, given distractions like online entertainment, office snacking habits and ill-designed time management, we're only churning out high-quality work a portion of …

Managing a Mind

On 21 May 2013, I woke in a hospital bed feeling exhausted, disorientated and ashamed. The day before, I had tried to kill myself.<p>It’s very hard to …

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Bokeh

January.I don’t really make New Year Resolutions. Resolutions – or rather, things I’d like to try to do – come to me all year long, and I take a stab …

Make my smartphone a dumbphone, please.

A few days ago I did my semi-annual search for the words “make my smartphone a dumb phone” and found the same few links as the last time I did that …

Energy, Time, Priority, Work/Life: 4 New Ways To Organize Your To-Do List

Traditionally, to-do lists embody the Theodore Roosevelt quotation “Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” Most of us write down our …

Becoming an aunt.

It’s a little overwhelming to even sit down to write, tonight. It’s been so long since I put pen to paper — or rather, fingers to keyboard — for …

Are You A Planner Or Spontaneous? When And Where Each Personality Type Thrives At Work

Unlike chronic planners, spontaneous workers value the freedom in their days. But in the business world, some semblance of structure needs to be maintained for a good (and timely) product. So which one are you?<p>I’m a planner. I schedule tasks for exact times–work on this article at 10 a.m. on …

Creating Slack: The Quick Scheduling Trick To Make Your Week Most Productive

Constantly canceling appointments, showing up late, and rushing from thing to thing is a terrible way to spend your time. The answer? Build slack into your schedule. Here’s how.<p>I work on Fridays. But if you look at my calendar on a good week, you wouldn’t think I do.<p>I got in the habit of leaving …

The 10 Happiest Countries In The World, And Why the U.S. is Not One Of Them | via Co.Exist

Very interesting report, indeed. Switzerland (where I live) is #3 :))<p>Update: another report, by SmartPlanet, on the top 10 most competitive economies …

How Awkward People Can Start Non-Awkward Conversations

You’re not going to die if you talk to a new person. (Really, you won’t.) Especially if you follow these rules.<p>“Remember that most people in the room at any given networking event feel the same way you do,” Anna Runyan writes for the Daily Muse. “Scared to death.”<p>Why? Because new people are …

The Simple 8-Step Process To Make Over Your Schedule–And Transform Dreams Into Goals

In an excerpt from her new book, What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast, time-management expert Laura Vanderkam details how to actually do the things you dream about.<p>While everyone’s life looks different, I believe that with a little work, most people can spend more time on the things …

Retailers, Take Note: Young Shoppers Don’t Care About Owning Your Stuff

Unlike Boomers and GenX consumers, millenials have a different understanding of possessions. A new report reveals how “instant ownership” is losing out to the “unlimited options” of online shopping.<p>A quarter century ago, Russell Belk introduced the concept of the extended self in<br>a paper published …

The Ultimate Sign Of Success: An Open Calendar

Everyone has a million things to do. True success is having a million things to do but only doing a few of them.<p>“Busy” is the modern equivalent of “fine.”<p>Ask people how they’re doing and they’re highly likely to tell you they’re “keeping busy” or “we had a busy summer” or “you know, busy as usual!” …

His Face. Bavaria. – The Everywhereist

Sometimes I will grab my husband, usually by the head, mash up his cheeks in my hands and say,<p>“Your face. Your STUPID face. I LOVE YOUR FACE. I’m … …

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Create Beautiful Facebook Ads With Shutterstock Collaboration

Today Facebook announced a new collaboration with Shutterstock that will give advertisers free access to the site's stock image library.